Challenges of globalisation for Europe and Finland, 20 September 2006
The Secretariat for the Economic Council of Finland held an event to mark publication of the first part of its report on the challenges of globalisation on Wednesday, 20 September.
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen opened the event. After the opening remarks, Professor Richard Baldwin introduced his globalisation analysis. Professor Baldwin’s presentation was followed by a short introduction to the other articles by Vesa Vihriälä, Head of the Secretariat for the Economic Council.
Research papers contributing to the globalisation project
• Globalisation: the great unbundling(s) by Richard Baldwin (GIIS, Geneva)
• Challenges created by the new EU Member States and third countries by Mika Widgrén, (Turku School of Economics)
• Globalisation challenges for Europe: labour market perspectives by Torben Andersen (University of Aarhus)
• Competitiveness and structural policies: where does the EU stand? by Jean-Philippe Cotis and Jørgen Elmeskov (OECD)
• Dynamic effects of European services liberalisation: more to be gained by Henk Kox and Arjan Lejour (CPB, Hague)
• The liberalisation of network industries in the European Union: where do we come from and where do we go? by Damien Géradin (University of Tilburg)
• Effective innovation policies for Europe – the missing demand-side by Luke Georghiou (University of Manchester)
• Education and economic growth: a quick review of the evidence and some policy guidelines by Angel de la Fuente (Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona)
• Intellectual property rights in Europe–where do we stand and where should we go? by Dietmar Harhoff (Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich)
• Risk capital for growing world-class companies: challenges for European policy by Markku Maula (Helsinki University of Technology) and Gordon Murray (University of Exeter)
• The assignment principle and EU economic policy by Sixten Korkman (ETLA)
• The EU and the governance of globalisation by Alan Ahearne, Jean Pisani-Ferry, André Sapir and Nicolas Véron (Bruegel, Brussels)