We are excited to have launched our new series of virtual monthly events - CompNet ProdTalks.
In a 1.5 hour virtual event, two selected papers will be presented including presentation, discussion and Q&A. The topic will be general, such as: Productivity Research, Finance, Trade and Labour.
The papers that are being presented at the event are selected from the hosting institution as well as chosen from an open call for papers. You are herewith kindly invited to submit your papers to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ProdTalks will take place every 1st Tuesday of the month at 3 / 3h30pm CET. Register here to save your seat!
Coming up next:
1st December 2020, hosted by German Council of Economic Experts (SVR)
The OECD Global Forum on Productivity (GFP) aims to foster international co-operation between public bodies with responsibility fpr promoting productivity-enhancing policies.
This year´s conference is being organized by the OECD and the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and supported by the OECD Berlin Centre.
Its topic is "Market Dynamics, Competition and the Role of Industrial Policy in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis". The conference will be preceded by a series of webinars designed to feed the policy dialogue with academic insights.
CompNet will participate with an intervention by the Chairman Filippo di Mauro on 3rd December at 13.00 CET.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) may have lasting effects on the global and the European economies. This online event features a keynote lecture on the environment in which European firms operate and how it may be affected by the pandemic. A high-level panel discussed how COVID-19 may be reshaping international trade and capital flows.
14:30 Registration (Webex)
15:00 Welcome address
Frank Smets, Director General, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
Filippo di Mauro, Chairman, CompNet
15:10 Keynote Speech:
"Firms concentration, trade and productivity – recent trends in EU countries and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic"
Marc Melitz, Harvard University
16:00 Policy panel "How is COVID-19 reshaping international trade and capital flows?"
Chair: Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
Caroline Freund, Global Director of Trade, Investment and Competitiveness, World Bank
Beata Javorcik, Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, Deputy Director of the Research Department, International Monetary Fund
17:15 End of event
Ettore Dorrucci, Roberta Serafini, Philipp Meinen (all European Central Bank, Directorate General Economics, Euro Area External Sector and Euro Adoption Division)
Contacts Simone Suckfüll +49 69 1344 6952 Saskia Schwägermann +49 69 1344 6402 CompNet_2020_Annual_Conference@ecb.europa.eu