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Knorringa, Peter

Peter Knorringa is Professor of Private Sector & Development at the Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Selected publications

Inclusive Improvement: Standards and Smallholders. The Hague: HIVOS & ISS, ISBN: 9789070435066, 139 p. (with Coen van Beuningen) 2009

Enterprise Development Interventions by Dutch Development NGOs. Is there increased involvement of private sector actors and does that make a difference? In: P. Hoebink (ed.) – The Netherlands Yearbook on International Cooperation. Assen: van Gorcum, pp. 105-127. (with A.H.J. (Bert) Helmsing) 2009

Reach and Depth of Responsible Production In: A. Posthuma and D. Nathan (eds.) – Labour in Global Production networks in India. New Delhi and London: Oxford University Press, Chapter 3, pp. 79-97. 2009

Responsible Production in Africa: The Rise of China as a Threat or Opportunity? In: M. P. van Dijk (ed.) – The New Presence of China in Africa. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press/ EADI, pp. 177-197. 2009

Beyond an Enemy Perception: Unpacking and Engaging the Private Sector, Development and Change, 39 (6), pp.1053-1062. (with A.H.J. (Bert) Helmsing). 2008

Local Development, Global Value Chains and Latecomer Development, in: J. Haar & J. Meyer-Stamer (eds.) - Small Firms, Global Markets. Competitive Challenges in the New Economy, pp. 18- 37, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, (with Jorg Meyer-Stamer) 2008.

Asian Drivers and the Future of Responsible Production and Consumption, ISS Working Paper No, 442, May 2007.

Globalisation, Firm Upgrading and Impacts on Labour, TESG, Vol 97 No 5 pp. 470-479. (with Lee Pegler), 2006.

Social Capital for Industrial Development: Operationalizing the concept, Vienna: UNIDO, (with Irene van Staveren), 2006.

Cluster trajectories and the likelihood of endogenous upgrading. In: M.P. van Dijk and H. Sandee (eds.) Innovation and Small Enterprises in the Third World. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., pp. 48-65, 2002.

Learning from Global Buyers. Journal of Development Studies, Vol 37 No 2 pp. 177-205, (with H. Schmitz), 2000.

Agra: An Old Cluster Facing the New Competition’ World Development, Vol 27, No 9, pp. 1587-1604. 1999.

Indian Shoemakers Between Market and Hierarchy, has been published by Sage

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