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Development with global value chains: upgrading and innovation in Asia

Contributor(s): Nathan, Dev [Editor] | Tewari, Meenu [Editor] | Sarkar, Sandip [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Development trajectories in global value chains. Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2018Description: xii, 427 p. Includes index.ISBN: 9781107104631.Subject(s): Technological innovations - Economic aspects | Commerce | Economic developmentDDC classification: 338.95 Summary: Can firms and economies utilize global value chains for development? How can they move from low-income to middle-income and even high-income status? This book addresses these questions through a series of case studies examining upgradation and innovation by firms operating in GVCs in Asia. The countries examined are China, India, South Korea, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka, with studies of firms operating in varied sectors - aerospace components, apparel, automotive, consumer electronics including mobile phones, telecom equipment, IT software and services, and pharmaceuticals. https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/development-with-global-value-chains/19F7FA316874522E27104F2382078ADB#fndtn-information
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Table of contents
Frontmatter pp i-vi
Contents pp vii-viii
List of Tables and Figures pp ix-xii
1 – Introduction pp 1-19
2 - The Changing Landscape of Contract Manufacturers in the Electronics Industry Global Value Chain pp 20-62
3 - Gaining Process Rents in the Apparel Industry: Incremental Improvements in Labour and Other Management Practices pp 63-85
4 - New Economic Geographies of Manufacturing in China pp 86-106
5 - The Philippines: A Sequential Approach to Upgrading in Manufacturing Global Value Chains pp 107-131
6 - Learning Sequences in Lower Tiers of India's Automotive Value Chain pp 132-156
7 - Innovation and Learning of Latecomers: A Case Study of Chinese Telecom-Equipment Companies pp 157-175
8 - From the Phased Manufacturing Programme to Frugal Engineering: Some Initial Propositions pp 176-192
9 - Industrial Upgrading in the Apparel Value Chain: The Sri Lanka Experience pp 193-228
10 - Strategic Change in Indian IT Majors: A Challenge pp 229-246
11 - Moving from OEM to OBM? Upgrading of the Chinese Mobile Phone Industry pp 247-278
12 - Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Policy and Institutional Challenges of Moving from Manufacturing Generics to Drug Discovery pp 279-315
13 - Revisiting the Miracle: South Korea's Industrial Upgrading from a Global Value Chain Perspective pp 316-348
14 - Evolutionary Demand, Innovation and Development pp 349-372
15 - GVCs and Development Policy: Vertically Specialized Industrialization pp 373-408
Index pp 413-427

Can firms and economies utilize global value chains for development? How can they move from low-income to middle-income and even high-income status? This book addresses these questions through a series of case studies examining upgradation and innovation by firms operating in GVCs in Asia. The countries examined are China, India, South Korea, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka, with studies of firms operating in varied sectors - aerospace components, apparel, automotive, consumer electronics including mobile phones, telecom equipment, IT software and services, and pharmaceuticals.

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