IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/url/upravl/v10y2019i3p36-46.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Assessment of the transforming impact of global value chains on international trade

Author

Listed:
  • Evgeny N. SMIRNOV

    (State University of Management)

  • Sergey A. LUKYANOV

    (State University of Management)

Abstract

The article discusses the problems of international fragmentation of production and global value chains and how they relate to modern aspects, trends and challenges of international trade development. Methodologically the research rests upon the key principles of classical and alternative theories of international trade, the theory of value chains and the basic theories of foreign investment. In the course of the study, the authors apply both general theoretical (formalization, synthesis, analysis) and particular (measurement, comparison, observation) research methods. The main results of the research are as follows: a conceptual rethink of the nature of today’s international trade in terms of influencing factors of global production decomposition; theoretical justification and criticism of contemporary approaches to the organization of value chains between developed and developing countries; the formulation of measures to modify trade and economic policy in the current system-related and structural challenges of value chains’ transformation. The authors conclude that instability of modern global value chains in the world production and international trade is due to the unsteady dynamics of the global economy, industrial differentiation of global value chains, changes in international strategies of multinational companies, innovation and digitalization of global production networks.

Suggested Citation

  • Evgeny N. SMIRNOV & Sergey A. LUKYANOV, 2019. "Assessment of the transforming impact of global value chains on international trade," Upravlenets, Ural State University of Economics, vol. 10(3), pages 36-46, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:url:upravl:v:10:y:2019:i:3:p:36-46
    DOI: 10.29141/2218-5003-2019-10-3-4
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://upravlenets.usue.ru/images/79/4.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: http://upravlenets.usue.ru/en/issues-2019/567
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Dave Donaldson, 2018. "Railroads of the Raj: Estimating the Impact of Transportation Infrastructure," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 108(4-5), pages 899-934, April.
    2. Gaulier, Guillaume & Sztulman, Aude & Ünal, Deniz, 2020. "Are global value chains receding? The jury is still out. Key findings from the analysis of deflated world trade in parts and components," International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 161(C), pages 219-236.
    3. Daron Acemoglu & Ufuk Akcigit & William Kerr, 2016. "Networks and the Macroeconomy: An Empirical Exploration," NBER Macroeconomics Annual, University of Chicago Press, vol. 30(1), pages 273-335.
    4. Jean-Noël Barrot & Julien Sauvagnat, 2016. "Input Specificity and the Propagation of Idiosyncratic Shocks in Production Networks," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 131(3), pages 1543-1592.
    5. Robert C. Johnson & Guillermo Noguera, 2017. "A Portrait of Trade in Value-Added over Four Decades," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 99(5), pages 896-911, December.
    6. Henry Farrell & Abraham Newman, 2016. "The new interdependence approach: theoretical development and empirical demonstration," Review of International Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 23(5), pages 713-736, September.
    7. Daron Acemoglu & David Autor & David Dorn & Gordon H. Hanson & Brendan Price, 2016. "Import Competition and the Great US Employment Sag of the 2000s," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 34(S1), pages 141-198.
    8. Timmer, Marcel P. & Los, Bart & Stehrer, Robert & de Vries, Gaaitzen J., 2016. "An Anatomy of the Global Trade Slowdown based on the WIOD 2016 Release," GGDC Research Memorandum GD-162, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen.
    9. David Haugh & Alexandre Kopoin & Elena Rusticelli & David Turner & Richard Dutu, 2016. "Cardiac Arrest or Dizzy Spell: Why is World Trade So Weak and What can Policy Do About It?," OECD Economic Policy Papers 18, OECD Publishing.
    10. Johnson, Robert C. & Noguera, Guillermo, 2012. "Accounting for intermediates: Production sharing and trade in value added," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 86(2), pages 224-236.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    Keywords

    global value chain; multinational company; foreign investment; intermediate consumption; international trade; offshoring.;

    JEL classification:

    • F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • F62 - International Economics - - Economic Impacts of Globalization - - - Macroeconomic Impacts

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:url:upravl:v:10:y:2019:i:3:p:36-46. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Victor Blaginin). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/usueeru.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.