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The role of law in global value chains: a research manifesto
School of Law Faculty Publications
  • Grietje Baars, City University London
  • Jennifer Bair, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Liam Campling, Queen Mary University of London
  • Dan Danielsen, Northeastern University
  • Dennis Davis, University of Cape Town
  • Klaas Hendrik Eller, University of Cologne
  • Dez Farkas, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
  • Tomaso Ferrando, Warwick Law School
  • Jason Jackson, University of Pennsylvania
  • Daivd Hansen-Miller, Independent Scholar
  • Elizabeth Havice, University of North Carolina
  • Claire Mumme, University of Windsor
  • Jesse Salah Ovadia, Newcastle University
  • David Quentin, City University London
  • Brishen Rogers, Temple University
  • Jaakko Salminen, University of Turku
  • Alvaro Santos, Georgetown University
  • Benjamin Selwyn, University of Sussex
  • Marlese von Broembsen, University of Cape Town
  • Lucie E. White, Harvard Law School
Document Type
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 right.
Date of Authorship for this Version
  • The IGLP Law and Global Production Working Group,
  • Global Value Chains,
  • GVCs
Original Citation

Grietje Baars et al., The Role of Law in Global Value Chains: A Research Manifesto, 4 London Rev. Int'l L. 57 (2016).

Citation Information
Grietje Baars, Jennifer Bair, Liam Campling, Dan Danielsen, et al.. "The role of law in global value chains: a research manifesto" (2016)
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