Conference on Asia Trade Policy and Integration

When: Wed, Feb 20, 9am – Thu, Feb 21, 6pm, 2013
Where: University of Nottingham, 2nd Floor, Chulan Tower, Kuala Lumpur
Admission: Free
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The Nottingham Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy have the pleasure in inviting you to participate in our International Conference on Recent Developments in Asian Trade Policy and Integration. The conference includes: The Boustead Annual Globalisation Lecture by Simon Featherstone, CMG, British High Commissioner; and The World Economy Asia Lecture by Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Mohamed Ariff, Distinguished Fellow of MIER.

  • Supporting the Spread of International Production Networks in Asia: What Role Trade Policy? - Jay Menon, Asian Development Bank
  • Global Production Sharing and the Measurement of Price Elasticities in International Trade - Premachandra Athukorala, Australian National University
  • Drivers of Firm Level Entry into Asia's Production Networks - Ganeshan Wignaraja, Asian Development Bank Institute
  • Innovation and High Tech Trade in Asian Economies - Normaz Wana Ismail, University Putra Malaysia
  • Outsourcing and Labour Productivity: Case of Singapore Manufacturing Sector - Aekapol Changvilaivan, Institute of South East Asian Studies
  • Growing Green: A Comparison Across Southeast Asia - Christopher Napoli, GEP, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  • Races of Infant Industry Protection and Government Sponsored R&D Programs in Lead Markets: Implications for Capital Good Durability and Economic Growth - Camilla Jensen, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  • Trade, Finance, Specialization and Synchronization in Asia Pacific - Wai Mun Chia, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Different Types of Firms, Different Types of Products and Their Dynamics: An Anatomy of China's Imports - Hyun-Hoon Lee, Kangwon National University, Korea
  • Boustead Annual Globalisation Lecture 2013: Trade, Tax and Transparency: The G8’s Priorities in an Asian Context - Simon Featherstone, CMG, British High Commissioner
  • Trade-creating Regime-wide Rules of Origin: A Quantitative Analysis - Innwon Park, Korea University
  • Sectoral Liberalization: Alternative to the Free Trade Area for the Asia-Pacific - George Manzano, University of Asia and Pacific
  • East Asia FTA: What it Means to China - Wai Heng Loke, GEP, University of Nottingham Ningbo China
  • Bank Efficiency, Regulation and Response to Crisis of Financial Institutions in Selected Asian Countries - Shandre Thangavelu, National University of Singapore
  • Trade Preferences and Multilateral Tariff Cuts: Evidence for Japan - Tobias Ketterer, GEP, University of Nottingham
  • The World Economy Asia Lecture (sponsored by Wiley-Blackwell): Whither Islamic Banking? - Professor Datuk Dr Mohamed Ariff, Professor of Economics and Governance at INCEIF (International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance)