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1 May 2017    Working Papers


Ghana's Participation in Global Value Chains: The Employment Effects

r4d Working Paper 2017/05 by Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako, Abena D. Oduro, F. Ebo Turkson, Priscilla Twumasi Baffour and Emmanuel Nii Abbey

ABSTRACT: This report present findings of the extent to which Ghana is participating in the Global value chain and attempts an estimation of its employment effects. The paper is in three main sections. The first examined the extent to which Ghana is participating in the global value chain. The second identified the characteristics of firms that are integrated into the global economy. The third examined the links between exporting and the quality of employment.

Ghana's Participation in Global Value Chains: The Employment Effects