Europe in a Globalised World

Workshop on economic globalisation, Global Value Chains and statistical data underpinning future policy shaping

  • What are the impacts of economic globalisation and GVCs in Europe?
  • What are the needs for statistical data to underpin future policy shaping?
  • How can ESS respond to the emerging and changing user needs due to economic globalisation?


Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen, November 26th 2013

Draft agenda

09:30 Registration (& coffee)  
10:30 Welcome and Introduction   Peter Bøegh Nielsen,
Chairman of ESSNet
  Global Value Chains and economic globalisation: The Eurostat initiative
  Maria Helena Figueira
Director  Business Statistics, Eurostat
  How economic globalisation and Global Value Chains are being addressed by the statistical system
  Jørgen Elmeskov,
Director General,
Statistics Denmark
  Key note: A European framework for measuring globalisation   Timothy Sturgeon, Senior Research Affiliate, Industrial Performance Center,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
 12:30  Lunch break    
 14:00 Towards an organizing framework for  the measurement of Global Value Chains   Ronald Jansen, Head of Branch
Trade Statistics, United Nations
  Globalisation and data needs for policy shaping and decision making    Fabienne Fortanier, Head of Trade Statistics, OECD
  Offshoring in the European Union in the 21st Century: Evidence from the European Restructuring Monitor   Donald Storrie, Head of Unit, Eurofound
  Value Chains from a regional policy perspective   Linco Nieuwenhuyzen,
Brainport Development,
the Netherlands 
 15:40 Coffee break     
 16:00 Panel discussion     
  Closing    Statistics Denmark 
 17:00- 18:30 Reception     

Day 2:  November 27th 2013

Draft agenda

 09:30 Introduction to Day 2: How can the ESS respond to the challenges posed by economic globalisation to the current statistical system?   Hilmar Bojesen, Director
Statistics Denmark 
  International organisation and sourcing of business functions surveys: An innovative approach to meet data needs: Combining surveys, statistical registers and micro data linking    Peter Bøegh Nielsen,
Head of Division,
Statistics Denmark 
 11:00 Coffee break     
 11:15  Economic globalisation indicators: Framework, indicators and data    Martin Luppes, Project manager
Statistics Netherlands 
 12:15 Lunch break     
 13:30 Mirroring foreign affiliate statistics – what do we see?   Lise Dalen McMahon,
Head of Division,
Statistics Norway 
 14:15 Coffee break     
Panel discussion: The Road ahead - Opportunities and challenges     
 16:00- 16:30 Closing of the workshop     Statistics Denmark


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