decompr: Global Value Chain Decomposition

Three global value chain (GVC) decompositions are implemented. The Leontief decomposition derives the value added origin of exports by country and industry as in Hummels, Ishii and Yi (2001). The Koopman, Wang and Wei (2014) decomposition splits country-level exports into 9 value added components, and the Wang, Wei and Zhu (2013) decomposition splits bilateral exports into 16 value added components. Various GVC indicators based on these decompositions are computed in the complimentary 'gvc' package. — References: — Hummels, D., Ishii, J., & Yi, K. M. (2001). The nature and growth of vertical specialization in world trade. Journal of international Economics, 54(1), 75-96. Koopman, R., Wang, Z., & Wei, S. J. (2014). Tracing value-added and double counting in gross exports. American Economic Review, 104(2), 459-94. Wang, Z., Wei, S. J., & Zhu, K. (2013). Quantifying international production sharing at the bilateral and sector levels (No. w19677). National Bureau of Economic Research.

Version: 6.4.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: matrixStats
Suggests: gvc, testthat, knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2022-06-19
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.decompr
Author: Bastiaan Quast ORCID iD [aut, cre], Fei Wang [aut], Victor Stolzenburg [aut], Oliver Reiter [ctb], Sebastian Krantz [ctb]
Maintainer: Bastiaan Quast <bquast at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: decompr citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: Econometrics
CRAN checks: decompr results


Reference manual: decompr.pdf
Vignettes: decompr


Package source: decompr_6.4.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): decompr_6.4.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): decompr_6.4.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): decompr_6.4.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): decompr_6.4.0.tgz
Old sources: decompr archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: gvc


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