The future of research on international investment and production
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Session Themes
Academic Track
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WIF Virtual Platform, room 6
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21 October 2021
16:30 - 18:30 Europe/Zurich

The session will feature an agenda-setting academic panel that will discuss themes based on the overall World Investment Forum and the direction for future research and policy analysis.


Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD and Lead, UNCTAD World Investment Forum
Distinguished Professor, Management and Global Business Department at Rutgers Business School, and President of the Academy for International Business
Director, United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research and Professor of development economics at the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester
Senior Legal Researcher, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Columbia University
Professor of Business Administration and director for Latin America, Thunderbird School of Global Management
Chair in International Management and Governance Faculty of Business Studies and Economics University of Bremen
Professor of International Economics and Pictet Chair in Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva
Professor of Economics at New York University and the Director of NYU Africa House, the Center for Technology and Economic Development, and Co-Director of the Development Research Institute
Professor of Technology and International Development and Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford University
Associate Professor of Economics, American University
Professor in International Business Manchester Metropolitan University and Deputy Editor, Transnational Corporations


Head, Investment Research Branch, UNCTAD