The Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (KRTK) kindly invites you to the
KRTK Workshop on Global Value Chains:
Past Trends and Recent Challenges
with the keynote talk of
Prof. Henry Yeung
(National University of Singapore)
June 21, 2023, Wednesday
Venue: MTA HTK; 1097 Budapest, Tóth Kálmán utca 4.
Registration deadline: June 5.
Prof. Yeung is an international leader of the Global Value Chains (GVC) research field. The workshop will showcase state-of-the-art academic knowledge on recent GVC developments and on Hungarian cases. We aim to provide a forum for exchanging ideas and problems from the practitioners’ point of view. Attendance is free; registration is required.
9:30-9:35 Welcome by Balázs Lengyel (KRTK Institute of Economics and Corvinus University)
9:35-10:05 Henry Yeung (National University of Singapore) Geography and Trade Again? Global Value Chains and the Localization of Production
10:05-10:20 Andrea Szalavetz (KRTK Institute of World Economics) The Digitalization of Manufacturing and Blurring Industry Boundaries
10:20-10:35 Gábor Békés (Central European University and KRTK Institute of Economics) Supplier Portfolios and Covid
10:35-10:50 Zoltán Gál (KRTK Institute for Regional Studies and University of Pécs) FDI-dependent Regional Development in Central & Eastern Europe and its’ Policy Alternatives
10:50-11:10 Coffee break (refreshments provided)
11:10-12:10 Roundtable Discussion with the presenters
Moderator: Márta Bisztray (KRTK Institute of Economics)
József Benedek (Babes-Bolyai University and University of Miskolc, Fac. of Economics)
Zoltán Elekes (KRTK Institute of Economics and Umea University)
The event is jointly organized by the Regional Science Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA RTB), the University of Miskolc (ME), and the Hungarian Regional Science Association (MRTT).