ACADEMIC TRACK CLOSING PANEL: THE FUTURE OF RESEARCH ON INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AND PRODUCTION

ACADEMIC TRACK CLOSING PANEL: THE FUTURE OF RESEARCH ON INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AND PRODUCTION

Date: Thursday, 21 October 2021
Time: 16:30-18:30 

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.

Relevant publications:

Opening: 

  • Mr. James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD

Panellists: 

  • Prof. Farok J. Contractor, Distinguished Professor,  Management and Global Business department at Rutgers Business School, and President of the Academy for International Business (AIB)
  • Prof. Kunal Sen, Director, UNU-WIDER
  • Dr. Brooke Güven, Senior Legal Researcher, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Columbia University
  • Prof. Rob Grosse, Professor of business administration and director for Latin America at Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Prof. Sarianna Lundan, Chair in International Management and Governance, University of Bremen
  • Prof. Ugo Panizza, Professor of International Economics and Pictet Chair in Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva
  • Prof. Yaw Nyarko, Professor of Economics at New York University (NYU) and the Director of NYU Africa House, the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED), and Co-Director of the Development Research Institute (DRI)
  • Prof. Xiaolan Fu, Professor of Technology and International Development, Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford University
  • Prof. Jennifer P. Poole, Associate Professor of Economics, American University
  • Prof. Heinz Tuselmann, Professor in International Business Manchester Metropolitan University and Deputy Editor, Transnational Corporations

Moderator:

  • Mr. Richard Bolwijn, Head, Investment Trends and Issues Branch, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD

Event manager: Ms. Amelia U. Santos-Paulino
Contact email: Amelia.Santos-Paulino@unctad.org