Publication

Do Global Value Chains Enhance Economic Upgrading? A Long View

Pahl, S. & Timmer, M. P., 2018, Groningen: GGDC, (GGDC Research Memoranda; vol. GD-181).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

APA

Pahl, S., & Timmer, M. P. (2018). Do Global Value Chains Enhance Economic Upgrading? A Long View. (GGDC Research Memoranda; Vol. GD-181). Groningen: GGDC.

Author

Pahl, Stefan ; Timmer, Marcel P. / Do Global Value Chains Enhance Economic Upgrading? A Long View. Groningen : GGDC, 2018. (GGDC Research Memoranda).

Harvard

Pahl, S & Timmer, MP 2018 'Do Global Value Chains Enhance Economic Upgrading? A Long View' GGDC Research Memoranda, vol. GD-181, GGDC, Groningen.

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Do Global Value Chains Enhance Economic Upgrading? A Long View. / Pahl, Stefan; Timmer, Marcel P.

Groningen : GGDC, 2018. (GGDC Research Memoranda; Vol. GD-181).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Vancouver

Pahl S, Timmer MP. Do Global Value Chains Enhance Economic Upgrading? A Long View. Groningen: GGDC. 2018. (GGDC Research Memoranda).


BibTeX

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