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The role of law in global value chains: a research manifesto

Baars, G. and The IGLP Law and Global Production Working Group, (2016). The role of law in global value chains: a research manifesto. London Review of International Law, 4(1), pp. 57-79. doi: 10.1093/lril/lrw003

Abstract

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 GVCs, and thereby seek to establish the study of law and GVCs as rich and important terrain for research in its own right.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright OUP 2016. Available under CC-BY licence 4.0.
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Departments: The City Law School > Academic Programmes
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/13202
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