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GGR221: New Economic Spaces

Supports the course taught by Lia Frederiksen.


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Doing research on the geography of global commodity chains

This research guide will help you find information for your commodity chain assignment. It suggests various approches to finding information and provides links to useful information sources.

In this guide:

Getting started

Finding Scholarly sources

Finding news sources

Although you can find many news sources through Google, specific stories may be buried or paywalled. Library newspaper databases give you another way in to news sources.

Company/industry information

Government information

Includes intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), e.g. UNCTAD, the World Trade Organziation. Also links to more statistics.

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