Disentangling Global Value Chains ∗ JOB MARKET PAPER

  title={Disentangling Global Value Chains ∗ JOB MARKET PAPER},
  author={Alonso de Gortari},
  • Alonso de Gortari
  • Published 2017
I present a global value chain (GVC) framework in which intermediate input suppliers produce specialized inputs that are only compatiblewith specific downstreamuses. UsingMexican firm-level import-export data, I confirm the prevalence of specialized inputs by showing that the manufacturing firms that export to the U.S. utilize relatively more U.S. inputs… CONTINUE READING