Vulnerability and resilience: crisis transmission channels for GVCs in COVID times

Amirah El-Haddad and Chahir Zaki
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#The Middle East and North Africa

Firms that are part of GVCs are better protected from the transmission channels for the negative effects of COVID-19. They also show greater resilience and so better performance. There are nuances in the results depending on whether GVC affiliation is defined in a moderately lax or strict way. The results highlight the detrimental effect of the global trend toward inward looking protectionism.


Amirah El-Haddad

German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

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