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 Conference 2017

 
World Economy Research Institute
Collegium of World Economy
SGH – Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
 
The World Economy Research Institute’s 12th Annual Conference
 
International Cooperation and Competitiveness
 
Warsaw, June 23, 2017 (Friday)
 
The World Economy Research Institute at the Warsaw School of Economics (Poland) is pleased to announce its 12th Annual Conference on competitiveness.
 
RATIONALE
In today’s globalizing world, more than ever before, national economies do not act in isolation, but they are interconnected by different forms of international cooperation, like: international trade, foreign direct investment (FDI), international technology transfer or migration. The openness to international cooperation, together with the ability to take a favorable position within the changing international division of labor seem to be the crucial factors determining international competitiveness of national and regional economies. Therefore, the following question arises: How different forms of international cooperation help to build a competitive advantage in contemporary world economy? The World Economy Research Institute’s 12th Annual Conference on competitiveness will seek to answer this question.
 
 
AIMS OF THE CONFERENCE
 
• to present the results of the research on the competitive position of selected economies, taking into account the changes in the level of their internationalization,
• to discuss the importance of the internationalization of economies for their level of innovativeness,
• to discuss the role of international cooperation (international trade, foreign direct investment (FDI), international technology transfer, migration) in shaping the international competitiveness of the economy,
• to discuss the role of internationalization of clusters in increasing the competitiveness of regional and national economies,
• to share theoretical, empirical and policy research results on various issues related to competitiveness, innovation and international economics,
• to discuss the implications of research findings for policy design and to formulate recommendations for Polish and EU economic policies, in particular international economic cooperation policy and innovation policy.
  
 
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:
 
• Prof. dr hab. Arkadiusz Michał Kowalski, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Poland
• Prof. dr hab. Marzenna Anna Weresa – Dean of the Collegium of World Economy, Director of the World Economy Research Institute, SGH, Poland
• Dr Christian Ketels, Harvard Business School (member of Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) Network)
• Dr. Usha Nair-Reichert, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
• Prof. dr hab. Guenter Heiduk, World Economy Research Institute, Poland
• Prof. dr Lynn Martin, Manchester Metropolitan University, the United Kingdom
• Prof. dr hab. Józef Olszyński, World Economy Research Institute, SGH, Poland
• Prof. dr Murat Akpinar, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland (member of Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) Network, affiliated by Harvard Business School)
• Prof. dr Melike Mermercioglu, Koc University, Turkey (member of Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) Network, affiliated by Harvard Business School)
  
 
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
 
Dr Krzysztof Falkowski (Chair of the Organizing Committee), Dr Tomasz M. Napiórkowski,
Dr Ewa Sońta-Drączkowska, Ms. Renata Lipińska-Płońska – World Economy Research Institute, SGH, Poland
 
 
 
 
deadline: June 19, 2017
 
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:
More information about the conference will be made available on the conference website
 
 
 
CONTACT AND REGISTRATION:
Ms. Renata Lipińska-Płońska
World Economy Research Institute
Warsaw School of Economics
Al. Niepodległości 162
02-554 Warsaw, Poland
tel. +48 22 5649370 , email: weri@sgh.waw.pl
 
 
 
 
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