MNEs

(New) Technologies and the MNE: the crisis of ownership competitive advantages?

(New) Technologies and the MNE: the crisis of ownership competitive advantages?

(New) Technologies and the MNE: the crisis of ownership competitive advantages?

On April 2019 I was invited to participate at a round table on the crisis of ownership competitive advantages at the 7th International Business Conference organized by the John Dunning Centre at the Henley Business School (University of Reading).

Here you can download the ppt of my speech.

Multinationals and regional development: Evidence from Europe

Multinationals and regional development: Evidence from Europe

Multinationals and regional development: Evidence from Europe

This a keynote speech I gave in January 2019 at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto and in 2018 in May at Clustering at the Universidad de Valencia, in April at the Universidad de Seville, and last year in June  at the VIII Workshop on Institutions, Individual Behavior and economic Outcomes in Corte and at the Uddevalla Symposium, in October at the Regional Innovation Policies Conference in Santiago de Compostela and in November at the XV International Scientific Conference in Ostrava.

Here is the presentation

Human Rights Abuses as ‘Unfreedoms’: The dark side of MNE’s operations in developing countries

Human Rights Abuses as ‘Unfreedoms’: The dark side of MNE’s operations in developing countries

Human Rights Abuses as ‘Unfreedoms’: The dark side of MNE’s operations in developing countries

On the 19th of June  with Elisa Giuliani we presented a paper co-authored with Daniele Guariso e Federica Neri at the workshop on Rising Powers and Labour Standards in Global Production Networks at the University of Manchester.

Here is the presentation.

Chinese and Indian MNEs’ shopping spree in advanced countries. How good is it for their innovation output?

Chinese and Indian MNEs’ shopping spree in advanced countries. How good is it for their innovation output?

Chinese and Indian MNEs’ shopping spree in advanced countries. How good is it for their innovation output?

On 17th March I gave a seminar at IKE Innovation, Knowledge and Economic Dynamics Research Group – Aalborg University. The paper was previously presented also at the SIEPI Conference in Palermo, at GREDEG in Nice, at CICALICS Workshop in Beijing, at the 10th China Goes Global Conference in Macerata, at the workshop “Creating Leading Edge Technical Competencies in Chinese Companies – Innovation and Globalization” at the University of Gothenburg and at UNUMerit in Maastricht.

More

Regional strategic assets and the location strategies of emerging countries’ multinationals in Europe

Regional strategic assets and the location strategies of emerging countries’ multinationals in Europe

European Planning Studies, 24(4): 645-667

This article is co-authored with Riccardo Crescenzi and Carlo Pietrobelli

This paper explores the location strategies of multinational enterprises (MNEs) from emerging countries (EMNEs) in search for regional strategic assets.The empirical results suggest that EMNEs are attracted by the availability of technological competences only when their subsidiaries pursue more sophisticated and technology-intensive activities.

More