Emerging economies during and beyond the Covid crisis:

insights and perspectives

10th December 2020

2.15 pm


2.30 – 3.30 pm

Keynote speech - Richard Kozul-Wright (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - UNCTAD)

Beyond Covid-19: Can developing countries avoid another lost decade?

3.45 – 5.45 pm

Ignazio Musu (Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia)

China’s economic recovery after Covid-19


Xieshu Wang (CEPN/CNRS – University Sorbonne Paris Nord and Turin Centre on Emerging Economies OEET)

Covid-19 and the new trends of Belt and Road Initiative


Vittorio Valli (University of Turin) 

The fight against Covid-19: the cases of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan


Maurizio Bussolo (The World Bank)

Workers at risk: Panel data evidence on the COVID-19 labor market crisis in India


6.00 – 7.00 pm

Keynote speech – Stefano Inama (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - UNCTAD)

The new Asia-Pacific Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership at the time of the pandemic. "A myth is born" or another brick in the wall?

11th December 2020

2.30 – 3.30 pm

Keynote speech - Carlo Sdralevich (Intermational Monetary Fund - IMF)

Sub-Saharan Africa: A difficult recovery

3.45 – 5.45 pm

Anirudh Shingal (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations; European University Inst., and World Trade Inst. - University of Bern) and P. Agarwal

How did trade in GVC-based products respond to previous health shocks? Lessons for COVID-19


Azzurra Rinaldi (Università degli Studi di Roma Unitelma Sapienza), J. Chipumuro, R. Mihailescu

Post-Covid crisis and the gender gap in tourism: what is going to happen in South Africa?


Thomas Schumann (Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg) and H. Brezinski

The Macroeconomic Situation in the Russian Federation before, during and past Covid-19 – a Scenario-based Outlook


Giorgia Giovannetti (Università degli Studi di Firenze), R. Ayadi, E. Marvasi, G. Vannelli, C. Zaki

On the future of regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean: how will COVID-19 will affect Global Value Chains?

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