The Role of Law in Global Value Chains: A Research Manifesto

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Most scholars attribute the development and ubiquity of global value chains to economic forces, treating law as an exogenous factor, if at all. By contrast, we assert the centrality of legal regimes and private ordering mechanisms to the creation, structure, geography, distributive effects and governance of Global Value Chains (GVCs), and thereby seek to establish the study of law and GVCs as rich and important terrain for research in its own righ
Original languageEnglish
Article numberlrw003
JournalLondon Review of International Law
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)57-79
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016
Externally publishedYes

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