The research on global value chains can be divided into two very broad categories: research on governance and upgrading and sector case studies.

Name Institutions Location
Abonyi, George Syracuse University United States
Altenburg, Tilman German Development Institute Germany
Aponte-García, Maribel University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico
Bair, Jennifer University of Colorado United States
Bharati, Pratyush University of Massachusetts United States
Bhattacharjya, Jyotirmoyee University of Sydney Australia
Bordoloi, Bedanga Novozymes India
Dunn, Elizabeth Impact LLC United States
Faure, Guy CIRAD France
Garrido, Celso Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco Mexico
Gerstle, Tracy CARE USA United States
Giuliani, Elisa Sussex University UK
Goto, Kenta Kansai University Japan
Graham, Mark University of Oxford UK
Hassler, Markus University of Marburg Germany
Hatani, Faith Manchester Business School UK
Hendharto, Harry Satriyo Bank Indonesia Indonesia
Hines, Tony Manchester Metropolitan University UK
Huyen, Nguyen - Viet Nam
Murray, Warwick Edward Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand
Natsuda, Kaoru Ritsumeikan University Japan
Neilson, Jeffrey University of Sydney Australia
Paul, Anthony Association of Caribbean Energy Specialists Trinidad and Tobago
Pritchard, Bill University of Sydney Australia
Rabellotti, Roberta University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara Italy
Ruffier, Jean Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique France
Saenz-Segura, Fernando Centre of International Economic Policy Research for Sustainable Development Costa Rica
Safdar, Mt University of Cambridge UK
Saripalle, Madhuri Madras School of Economics India
Taylor, Philip Strathclyde University Business School UK
Terheggen, Anne World Agroforestry Centre China
Thoburn, John T. University of East Anglia UK
Thomsen, Lotte Copenhagen Business School Denmark
Tijaja, Julia ASEAN Secretariat Indonesia