Call for Papers CIECI 2023 “Evolving Global Value Chain Participation into Digital Transformation and Sustainable Development"


International economic integration and engagement in global value chains (GVCs) play a pivotal role in driving economic development through facilitating structural transformation, technology transfer, and inclusive growth. While developed countries often dominate GVCs, developing nations with a comparative advantage in low labor costs tend to operate in low-value-added sectors. However, as countries increasingly integrate into GVCs, they face persistent long-term challenges stemming from their vulnerability to external factors.