This page provides a collection of other publications and tools for GVC and TiVA analysis, which are not deliverables of the NA-TiVA or APEC Initiatives. They range from background and working papers, to instructional presentations and programs that users can employ in their own GVC/TiVA research.

Working Papers

  • Global Value Chain Analysis: Concepts and Approaches Download [PDF]
  • Making GVC Research more accessible Download [PDF]
  • The similarities and differences among the Three Major Inter-Country Input-output tables Download [PDF]


  • Presentation on processing Input-Output tables to calculate TiVA indicators Download [PPTX]
  • Computer programing for calculating TiVA indicators {Forthcoming}
  • Computer program for compiling inter-country input-output tables from APEC TiVA {Forthcoming}


The material posted on this portal is solely meant to represent the opinions and professional research of individual staff economists. Unless otherwise indicated in the reports themselves, the material is not meant to represent in any way the views of the U.S. International Trade Commission, any of its individual Commissioners, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S. Census Bureau, Statistics Canada, or INEGI, APEC or any individual APEC member economies, or the OECD or any individual OECD member countries.