SCI FI GLOW Final Conference
Thursday 19 April 2012
Thon Hotel EU
Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 75
19th April 2012 .
09:15 - 16:30 .
This high-level, policy-oriented event, is being organised by the Centre for Economic Policy Research in collaboration with leading academics who have been involved in the European Commission-funded collaborative research programme “Science, Innovation, Firms and Markets in a Globalized World” (SCIFI-GLOW). The meeting will present and summarise critical areas of economic policy making around the main themes that have been studied during the course of the 3-year project.
Presenters will include:
The meeting will be divided into six presentations based on six broad themes:
- Javier Ruiz-Castillo, Professor of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
- Chiara Criscuolo, Senior Economist, OECD
- Mathias Dewatripont, Director, Banque Nationale de Belgique and CEPR
- László Halpern, Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director at the Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest and CEPR
- Marc Ivaldi, Professor and Research Director, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Toulouse and CEPR
- Patrick Legros, Professeur ordinaire, Université libre de Bruxelles, Co-Director ECARES research centre and CEPR
- Pierre Mohnen, Professor of the Micro-econometrics of Technical Change at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Maastricht University
- Reinhilde Veugelers, Professor of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven and CEPR
- The Organisation of Science and the Creation of Knowledge in the New Global Era (eg, productivity, organisation and funding of the science sector; the emergence of new science-based industries, etc.)
- Industry-Science Links (eg, innovation my multi-nationals; university-firm collaborations in R&D alliances; incentives for knowledge-sharing, etc.)
- Intellectual Property Rights and the Diffusion of Knowledge (eg, the role of patents, licensing; the interaction of competition law and IPR; strategic behaviour, etc.)
- The Organisation of Firms, Contracts and Markets in the Global Knowledge Society (eg, off-shoring and knowledge-intensive activities; the role of capital markets; joint ventures; ‘corporate cultures’, etc.)
- Globalisation, the Labour Market and Inequality (eg, the interaction between innovation, job creation and job destruction; the ‘new international division of labour; drivers of the rising skill premium; CEO pay and global trade, etc.)
- International Trade Flows, Knowledge Creation, and Diffusion and Innovation (eg, the impact of trade liberalisation on innovation; effects of trade on firm ‘discipline’, etc.)
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