Global Value-Chains and Connectivity in Developing Asia - with Application to the Central and West Asian Region
Central and West Asia remain largely untouched by the phenomenon, because their economies are characterized by high costs of doing business and of crossing international borders. This paper analyzes why some Asian economies have flourished by participating in global value chains, and what the Central and West Asian countries need to do to take advantage of such opportunities.
- The Evolution of Asian GVCs
- Measuring Trade Costs
- Connectivity and GVCs
- Case Studies