Dr Anna Grosman is co-organising a State Capitalism conference in Boston

On Sunday 11 August 2019, Northeastern University, Loughborough University London (led by Dr Anna Grosman, Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and Brandeis University will bring together scholars from a variety of academic disciplines to explore how state capitalism works today in Boston, US.

The mini-conference will examine new forms of state capitalism that often cross the boundaries that traditionally separated state enterprises and private businesses.

The conference will be held at Northeastern University in Boston, organised by Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra (Northeastern University), Anna Grosman (Loughborough University London),  Aldo Musacchio (Brandeis University) and Ilya Okhmatovskiy (Nova School of Business and Economics).

During the mini-conference, topics such as, the internationalization of state-owned firms, state-owned business groups, investment strategies of sovereign wealth funds, the effect of state ownership on innovation pattern will be addressed.

The preliminary schedule of the conference is as follows:

Time

Details

8:30-8:50

Registration

8:50-9:00

Welcome from the organizers: Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Northeastern University; Anna Grosman, Loughborough University London; Aldo Musacchio, Brandeis University; and Ilya Okhmatovskiy, Nova School of Business and Economics

 

Keynote speakers

9:00-9:45

William L. Megginson, Professor & Price Chair, Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma

9:45-10:30

Yasheng Huang, Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management, MIT Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10:30-10:40

Break

10:40-11:25

Christopher Marquis, Samuel C. Johnson Professor in Sustainable Global Enterprise, SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University

11:25-12:10

Ruth V. Aguilera, Distinguished Professor, International Business and Strategy, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University

12:10-12:20

Break

 

Industry views

12:20-13:00

BNDES, the Brazilian Development Bank (TBD)

13:00-14:00

Lunch

 

OUP Handbook on State Capitalism and the Firm

14:00-14:15

Mike Wright, Imperial College and Ghent University; Geoff Wood, University of Western Ontario; Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Northeastern University; Pei Sun, University of Manchester; Ilya Okhmatovskiy, Nova SBE; and Anna Grosman, Loughborough University London: Welcome from the OUP Editors

14:15-14:30

Saul Estrin, London School of Economics and Aleksandra Gregorič, Copenhagen Business School: The emergence and impact of state capitalism

14:30-14:45

Xiuping Hua, Nottingham University Business School China: The state as a facilitator of innovation and technology upgrading

14:45-15:00

Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Northeastern University: State-owned multinationals

15:00-15:15

Gerhard Schnyder, Loughborough University London and Luda Svystunova, Loughborough University London: State capitalism and corporate social responsibility

15:15-15:30

Break

15:30-15:45

Ilya Okhmatovskiy, Nova SBE; Anna Grosman, Loughborough University London, and Pei Sun, University of Manchester: What is hybrid about organization of SOE boards?

15:45-16:00

Aldo Musacchio, Brandeis University: The role and impact of state-owned development banks: Theory and cases across the globe

16:00-16:15

Tomasz Mickiewicz, Aston University: State capitalism in Hungary and Poland

16:15-16:30

Break

16:30-16:45

Richard W. Carney: State Capitalism in East Asia, China Europe International Business School

16:45-17:00

Satoshi Mizobata, Kyoto University: State capitalism in Russia and CIS

17:00-17:15

Rodrigo Bandeira de Mello, Merrimack College: State capitalism in Latin America

17:15-17:30

Break

17:15-18:15

Mike Wright, Imperial College and Ghent University; Geoff Wood, University of Western Ontario; Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Northeastern University; Pei Sun, University of Manchester; Ilya Okhmatovskiy, Nova SBE; and Anna Grosman, Loughborough University London: Conclusions

18:15-19:00

Reception (drinks)


For more information about the conference and how to register, please visit here

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