Programme

Third Conference on Global Value Chains, Trade and Development

Singapore

 May 19-20, 2017
Programme (Pdf)

 

Friday 19 May

08:30-9:00

Registration and welcome remarks by organizers

9:00-10:00

Keynote speech by Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia Business School & CEPR): “On the Divergence between CPI and PPI: The Role of Global Value Chains

10:00-11:00

Italo Colantone (Bocconi University): “Trade and Growth in The Age of Global Value Chains” (with Carlo Altomonte and Laura Bonacorsi)

11:00-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-12:30

Pascalis Raimondos (QUT Business School & CEPR): Redefining ‘Foreign’: an application to FDI Spillovers (with Lisbeth la Cour and Sara L. McGaughey)

12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:30

Frank Pisch (London School of Economics): “Technological Determinants of the Make-Or-Buy Decision” (with Giuseppe Berlingieri and Claudia Steinwender) 

14:30-15:30

Valerie Smeets (Aarhus University): Offshoring and Reorganization(with Andy Bernard, Teresa Fort, and Frederic Warzynski)

15:30-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:30

Panel discussion
“Practitioners Perspectives”​ on Responding to the changing nature of global value chains now

Moderator:
Daria Taglioni, World Bank Group

Panelists:
Viviana Araneda Urbina, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile
Jonathan Asherson, Rolls Royce
Filippo di Mauro, National University of Singapore, Business School, Department of Strategy and Policy, Singapore

19:00

Dinner - Invitation only

Saturday 20 May

9:00-10:00

Keynote speech by Davin Chor (National University of Singapore): “Does Bank FDI Facilitate Firm FDI? Evidence from China’s Outbound Multinational Activity”
Slides

10:00-11:00

Paloma Lopez-Garcia (European Central Bank): “The post-crisis TFP growth slowdown in CEE countries: Exploring the role of Global Value Chains” (with Francesco Chiacchio, Elisa Gamberoni, and Katerina Gradeva)

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

11:30-12:30

Vanessa Gunnella (European Central Bank): Sectoral Interlinkages in Global Value Chains: Spillovers and Network Effects” (with Erik Frohm)

12:30-13:30

Closing remarks and Lunch