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


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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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