Parallel session A1: How do we realise upgrading potential and knowledge spillovers from MNEs?
Francisco Monge and Catalina Sandoval - Benefits from FDI and trade: productivity spillovers in Costa Rica.
Juan Carluccio - Offshoring and Skill Upgrading in French Manufacturing: a Hecksher-Ohlin-Melitz View.
Balázs Muraközy - The formation of supplier-buyer linkages: survey evidence from Hungary, Slovakia and Romania.
Parallel session A2: How does the changing structure of GVCs impact productivity?
Jonathan Timmis - The changing structure of GVCs: Are hubs central for productivity?
Filippo Vergara Caffarelli - Quantifying the Productivity Effects of Global Sourcing.
Carlo Altomonte - Trade and growth in the age of GVCs.
Parallel session A3: How is the organisation of firm activities evolving, what are the productivity implications?
Richard Heys - The productivity and management practices of manufacturing firms in the UK.
Magnus Lodefalk - Recruiting for small business growth: micro-level evidence.
Natália P. Monteiro - Foreign acquisition and internal organization.
Elvira Prades- Import Switching and Productivity.
Paola Conconi - Openness, Global Value Chains, and Productivity.
Parallel session B1: How to connect domestic to global production networks?
Emmanuel Dhyne - Local organization of the production network and firms’ productivity.
Michael Holz - Global networks, cooperation and value production in the German Mittelstand.
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås - Services Trade Restrictions.
Miklos Koren - Learning to import from your peers.
Parallel session B2: How can the productivity gains from participation in global networks be shared and inclusive?
Daria Taglioni - Economic Upgrading through Global Value Chain Participation.
Heiwai Tang - Do Multinationals Transfer Culture? Evidence on Female Employment in China.
Andrew Sharpe - The Effect of Import Competition on Employment in Canada: Evidence from the 'China Shock'.
Rudiger Ahrend - Increasing the productivity gains from participation in global networks for SMEs and places: What role for public policy?
Parallel session B3: How can pro-productivity institutions help to address national and global policy challenges?
Murray Sherwin - New Zealand Productivity Commission Framework and Lessons to date.
Key points from the parallel sessions and overall take-home messagess
Andy Wyckoff - Closing remarks