Timothy Sturgeon

Dr. Timothy J. Sturgeon is Senior Researcher at the at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Industrial Performance Center (IPC). His research focuses on the processes of global integration and digital transformation, with an emphasis on offshoring and outsourcing practices in the electronics, automotive, and services industries. He has made significant contributions to Global Value Chain (GVC) theory and is working to improve the metrics and methods available for globalization research. Tim collaborates actively with policymakers in international development agencies, industrialized countries, and developing countries on actionable, effective policy responses to global integration. His most recent book is “Compressed Development: Time and Timing in Economic and Social Development,” published by Oxford University Press