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4th OEET Workshop on Emerging Economies:
Why do some economies emerge while others do not?


OEET is happy to announce that the 4th Workshop on Emerging Economies will be held in Turin on May 15-16, 2017, Sala Lauree Rossa, Campus Luigi Einaudi (Lungo Dora Siena 100, Turin).



May 15, 2017

h 14.00 - 14.15   Registration and opening of the workshop

h 14.15 - 17.15   Session 1

Chairman: Alessia Amighini (University of Eastern Piedmont)

Julien Vercueil (INALCO, Paris), Emerging Economies, emerging processes, and rents: some remarks on the Russian case.

Giovanni Andrea Cornia (University of Florence), Can countries escape low-level equilibrium poverty traps? The case of Bangladesh and Niger.

Francesca Spigarelli (University of Macerata), Should we keep calling them Emerging Economies ? Rise and fall of a taxonomy. Some comments on the Chinese case.

h 17.15 - 17.30   Coffee break

h 17.30 - 19.30   Round table: “Italy meets India, India meets Italy: corporate strategies”
Influential representatives of Italian and Indian firms will attend the round table.

h. 20:15   Workshop dinner


May 16, 2017

Session 2

Chairman: Piercarlo Frigero (University of Turin)

h. 9.00 – 11.00

Jan Priewe (University of Applied Sciences, Berlin), How to define emerging economies and how to distinguish them from 'developed'?

Donatella Saccone (University of Turin and OEET), Emerging economies: what, who and why.

h 11.00 - 11.15   Coffee break

h 11.15 – 13.00

Vittorio Valli (University of Turin and OEET), Emerged and emerging economies: the cases of South Korea and Indonesia.

Michele Boario (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), Is Myanmar an emerging economy? Suggestions from a comparison with Vietnam and Thailand.

h 13.00   Light lunch

* Further details about the participants to the round table and the discussants of each paper will be soon provided in the definitive program.

OEET è felice di annunciare il seminario sul tema “Protezionismo, economie emergenti e OMC", che sarà tenuto il 10 aprile alle 16 da Serafino Marchese (OMC) presso il Campus Luigi Einaudi, Torino.

Locandina Seminario 10 04 OEET



OEET is happy to announce the organization of the Lecture of Paolo Guerrieri Paleotti - Globalizzazione a rischio. I rapporti fra Stati Uniti, Europa e Cina nel nuovo scenario economico e politico. March 24th 2017, Campus Luigi Einaudi, Torino. 



OEET is happy to announce the Seminar "China and the global economy" with Prof. Wen Hai (Peking University HSBC Business School) on October 3rd, 2016, CLE, Turin. 



The 3rd OEET Workshop "Chinese economy in transition" was held in Turin (Campus Luigi Einaudi) on May 9-10, 2016. 


Click on the titles to download the respective presentations.

May 9, 2016

h 14.00 - 14.15   Registration and opening of the workshop

h 14.15 - 17.30   Session 1 – China goes global: the New Silk Road 

Chair: Giovanni Balcet (University of Turin and OEET)

Discussants:  Francesco Quatraro (University of Turin), Luca Pignatelli (Industrial Association of Turin)


 Alessia Amighini (University of Eastern Piedmont) and Andrea Goldstein (Nomisma), The 21st Century great game: the New Silk Road and China-EU competition in Central Asia.

Xavier Richet (University Sorbonne Nouvelle), The One Belt One Road initiative and its impact on China-EU Relations.

Joel Ruet (CNRS-CEPN-Paris 13 and CRG-Ecole Polytechnique & Founder Observatory of emerging economies - France), The New Silk Road: A specific tool or a variation within a global strategy?


h 17.30 - 17.45   Coffee break 

h 17.45 - 19.30   Round table – China meets Italy, Italy meets China 

Chair: Pietro Terna (Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Giovanni Andornino (University of Turin and T.wai), Gianfranco Carbonato (President of Prima Industrie), Sergio Chiamparino (President of Piedmont Region), Lou Tik (General Manager of JAC Italy Design Center), Giuseppe Zampini (CEO of Ansaldo Energia).

Summary and conclusions: Andrea Goldstein (Nomisma)


May 10, 2016 

Session 2 – Chinese economy in transition: growth, environment and finance

Chair: Donatella Saccone (University of Turin and OEET)

Discussants: Augusto Ninni (University of Parma and IEFE, Bocconi University), Elena Vallino (University of Turin and OEET)

h. 9.00 - 11.00  

Giuseppe Gabusi (University of Turin and T.wai), ‘The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated’: China and the Developmental State Paradigm.

Massimiliano Mazzanti (University of Ferrara and SEEDS), The role of China after COP21. Sustainable Production and Consumption issues and green technological dynamics.


h 11.00 - 11.30   Coffee break


h 11.30 - 12.30

Lino Sau and Xiaotian Wang (University of Turin and University of Nottingham), Pecking order financing and inclusion of SMEs in China.

Final discussion

h 12.30   Light lunch 



This workshop was possible thanks to the contribution of Compagnia di San Paolo.



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