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Upgrading to Compete

Global Value Chains, Clusters, and SMEs in Latin America

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PAPERBACK

$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9781597820325

Publication Date: 03/01/2007

Short

330 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 line drawings, 36 tables

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

World

  • Preface
    • 1. Clusters and Value Chains in Latin America: In Search of an Integrated Approach
  • I. Upgrading in Clusters and Value Chains in Natural-Resource-Intensive Sectors
    • 2. The Development of the Dairy Cluster in Boaco and Chontales, Nicaragua
    • 3. Upgrading without Exclusion: Lessons from SMEs in Fresh Fruit Producing Clusters in Brazil
    • 4. The Salmon Farming and Processing Cluster in Southern Chile
  • II. Upgrading in Clusters and Value Chains in Furniture, Metalworking, and Software Sectors
    • 5. The Segusino Cluster: Boom and Bust in Furniture Exports
    • 6. Local Production and Innovation Systems in Brazil: The Metalworking Cluster in Espirtu Santo
    • 7. Value Chains and Software Clusters in Mexico
  • III. Upgrading in Clusters and Value Chains: Methodological Approaches in Measurement and Policy Support
    • 8. Upgrading in International Trade: Methods and Evidence from Selected Sectors in Latin America
    • 9. Upgrading in Global Value Chains: Lessons from Latin American Clusters
    • 10. Supporting Enterprise Upgrading in Clusters and Value Chains in Latin America

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