Research by the Value Chain Innovation Initiative

We support rigorous research that is immediately applicable to real-world situations related to the choices and challenges faced by today’s global value chain leaders.

Projects may be structured as theoretical or model-based research, empirical research, or detailed field-based studies in any the following themes:

  • Electronic commerce
  • Global trade dynamics
  • Retail supply chains
  • Agricultural value chains
  • Data-driven decision-making
  • Electronic marketplaces
  • Omnichannel fulfillment and logistics
  • Service value chains
  • Product digitization
  • Shared value chain strategies
  • Social media in the value chain