INTEGRATING INTO GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS FOR SERVICES: THE CASE OF JAMAICA’S

    OFFSHORE SERVICES INDUSTRY

 

      Marie Freckleton

     Senior Lecturer

     Department of Economics

     The University of the West Indies

     Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica

     Email: marie.freckleton@uwimona.ed

 

     Published online: February 10, 2017

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