Penny Bamber

Duke Center for International Development

Penny Bamber is a global value chain specialist, with over fifteen years of experience working at the intersection of international economics and economic development with Duke University. Her expertise lies in examining global industry dynamics to identify opportunities for different actors to engage and, developing strategies and solutions for them to do so. She has published extensively, contributing to numerous books, reports, and journal articles. Penny has a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Chile and a Bachelor’s in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania.

Jan 30, 2024

“Sustainable global supply chains in times of geopolitical crises” Annual Report 2023

The overarching topic of this year's report is "The Role of Geopolitics in Global Supply Chains", highlighting ways in which recent geopolitical and geo-economic developments are shaping and influencing current debates and policy processes around global supply chains (GSCs). Following...

Sep 26, 2023
Penny Bamber, Karina Fernandez-Stark, Oswaldo Molina

Innovation and competitiveness in the copper-mining GVC: developing local suppliers in Peru

Although Peru is one of the main producers of copper worldwide, the domestic industry has not yet fully taken advantage of the potential that the exploitation of this commodity offers. This paper explores the opportunities and challenges that Peruvian suppliers face in their insertion into the minin...

Oct 21, 2023
Penny Bamber & Karina Fernandez-Stark

Digital Technologies in the Mining GVCs: A Path to Reduce Gender Gaps in the Industry

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