Chair: YANNIS CALOGHIROU (Professor of Economics of Technology and Industrial Strategy, National Technical University of Athens)


FRANCO MALERBA (Professor of Applied Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy): “Industrial Policy as a necessary tool for innovative development and growth in Sectoral Systems: Empirical Evidence and theoretical explorations for catch-up countries” (Full Presentation ppt)

KEUN LEE (Professor of Economics, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea): “Industrial Policy for Smart Specialization: Avoiding both target and design failures” (Full Presentation pdf)

COSTIS VAITSOS (Professor Emeritus, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece): “The reemergence of nationalism in supranational institutions within alternative European economic integration schemes”

GABRIELA DUTRÉNIT (Professor, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico): “STI policy in a context of inequality: The dilemma between competitiveness and national problems” (Full Presentation pdf)