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
Banga, Rashmi United Nations Worldwide
Barrientos, Stephanie University of Manchester, Brooks World Poverty Institute UK
Basole, Rahul Georgia Institute of Technology United States
Bharati, Pratyush University of Massachusetts United States
Bhattacharjya, Jyotirmoyee University of Sydney Australia
Bordoloi, Bedanga Novozymes India
Cabral, Sónia Banco de Portugal Portugal
Dallas, Mark Union College United States
Dedrick, Jason Syracuse University United States
Dossani, Rafiq Stanford University United States
Fortwengel, Johann Free University of Berlin Germany
Frederick, Stacey Duke University, Global Value Chains (GVC) Center United States
Frenzel Baudisch, Alexander Imperial College, London UK
Garcia De Leon, Guadalupe University of Sonora Mexico
Gerstle, Tracy CARE USA United States
Goto, Kenta Kansai University Japan
Gupta, Abhay Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development France
Hendharto, Harry Satriyo Bank Indonesia Indonesia
Hsu, Jinn-Yuh National Taiwan University Taiwan (ROC)
Huyen, Nguyen - Viet Nam
Jiang, Jing Nanjing University China
Lebaron, Genevieve University of British Columbia Canada
Lee, Joon-Ho Korea Small Business Institute Korea - South
Lee, Joonkoo Hanyang University Korea - South
Lema, Rasmus Institute of Development Studies UK
Liu, Zhibiao Nanjing University China
Lopez Gonzalez, Javier Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development France
Martinez Murillo, Lidia University of Leipzig Germany
Mintz-Habib, Nazia University of Cambridge UK
Mohiuddin, Muhammad Laval University, Quebec Canada
Mukhopadhyay, Tanni United Nations Development Programme United States
Natarajan, Vinodh K. Scott Christian College (Autonomous) India
Natsuda, Kaoru Ritsumeikan University Japan
Neilson, Jeffrey University of Sydney Australia
Nguyen, Khoi Columbia University United States
Olivier, Daniel Transport Canada Canada
Poon, Jessie P. H. State University of New York - Buffalo United States
Rammohan, K.T. Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam India
Rich, Karl Norwegian Institute of International Affairs Norway
Singh, Manoj Asian Development Bank Philippines
Singh, Neelam Lady Shri Ram College for Women India
Stringer, Christina University of Auckland New Zealand
Tijaja, Julia ASEAN Secretariat Indonesia
Winter, Johannes University of Cologne Germany
Yang, Chun Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong