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Knowledge @Wharton: June 4, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Sebastian Edwards (Professor of International Economics, University of California), Mary Lovely (Professor of Economics, Syracuse University), Patrick Leblond (Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs;, University of Ottawa), Rebecca Henderson (CEO, Randstad Sourceright), Ann Harrison (William H. Wurster Professor of Multinational Management; Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy; Author of “The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry”, The Wharton School, Unniversity of Pennsylvania), and Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University) on the Monday, June 4, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

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Rebecca Henderson

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Rebecca Henderson

Mary Lovely, Patrick Leblond, Ann Harrison

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Mary Lovely, Patrick Leblond, Ann Harrison

Sebastian Edwards

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Sebastian Edwards

Erik Jones

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Erik Jones

Featured Guests

Sebastian Edwards

Professor of International Economics, University of California

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Sebastian Edwards is the Henry Ford II Professor of International Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles. From 1993 to 1996 he was Chief Economist for Latin America at the World Bank. He has published 15 books, and over 200 scholarly articles. He is the Co-Director of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s “Africa Project.”

Professor Edwards has been an adviser to numerous governments, financial institutions, and multinational companies. He is a frequent commentator on economic matters in CNN and other cable outlets, and his op-ed pieces have been published in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Los Angeles Times, El País (Spain), La Vanguardia (Spain), Clarín (Argentina), El Mercurio (Chile), and other newspapers from around the world. He has been an expert witness in a number of legal cases in the United States and other nations. He is a frequent speaker at financial and industry meetings.

Sebastian Edwards is a member of a number of corporate and nonprofit institutions boards.

His latest published book is: “American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle over Gold” (Princeton University Press, 2018). Previously published books are: “African Successes,” (co-edited with Simon Johnson and David Weil; University of Chicago Press, 2016); “Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania” (Oxford University Press, 2014). Other books include “Left Behind: Latin America and the False Promise of Populism” (University of Chicago Press, 2011), and “Crisis and Reform in Latin America: From Despair to Hope,” (Oxford University Press, 1995).

Professor Edwards has been President of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), and is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Kiel Institute of World Economics, Kiel-Germany. He was a member of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Council of Economic Advisors.

In 2013 Professor Edwards was awarded the Carlos Díaz-Alejandro Prize in recognition for his research on the Latin American economies.

Professor Edwards was educated at the Universidad Católica de Chile. He received an MA in economics in 1978, and a Ph.D. in economics in 1981, both from the University of Chicago.

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Mary Lovely

Professor of Economics, Syracuse University

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Mary E. Lovely, nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute, is professor of economics and Melvin A. Eggers Faculty Scholar at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, where she combines interests in international economics and China’s development. During 2011–15, she served as coeditor of the China Economic Review. Her current research projects investigate the effect of China’s foreign direct investment policies on trade flows and entry mode, the relationship between proximity to export markets and cross-city wage variation, and the influence of Chinese tariff reductions on labor shares of value in its manufacturing firms. She recently completed studies of American manufacturing employment and outsourcing to low-income countries, the role of intellectual returnees in the success of China’s photovoltaic solar industry, and the structure of Chinese reforms of state-owned enterprises. Lovely earned her PhD in economics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a master’s degree in city and regional planning from Harvard University.

Twitter – @melovely_max
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Patrick Leblond

Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs;, University of Ottawa

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Patrick Leblond is a CIGI senior fellow with the Global Economy Program. He is an expert in global economic governance and international political economy, regional economic integration, financial regulation, and business and public policy. At CIGI, Patrick specializes in the investigation of international trade in the areas of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Alongside his CIGI appointment, Patrick is associate professor and holder of the CN-Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.

Prior to his current professorship, Patrick was an assistant professor of international business at HEC Montréal and the director of the Réseau économie internationale at the Centre d’études et de recherches internationales de l’Université de Montréal. Patrick also holds the designation of chartered accountant and, before his career in academia, worked as a senior accountant and auditor at Ernst & Young in Montreal. He went on to work as a senior consultant, first in economic and financial consulting with Arthur Andersen & Co., and then later in business strategy consulting with SECOR Consulting.

Twitter – ?@PRLeblond ??| @UOttawaGSPIA

CIGI – https://www.cigionline.org/person/patrick-leblond
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Rebecca Henderson

CEO, Randstad Sourceright

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In the core leadership role at Randstad Sourceright, Rebecca brings more than 20 years’ experience in all facets of talent acquisition solutions and technology. With deep insights and progressive perspectives, Rebecca steers Randstad Sourceright’s global development to ensure HR and talent leaders can play a strategic role in driving growth locally, across regions, and globally. Rebecca is a highly regarded leader in the talent management field and was most recently recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts in “The Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing” list.
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Ann Harrison

William H. Wurster Professor of Multinational Management; Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy; Author of “The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry”, The Wharton School, Unniversity of Pennsylvania

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Ann E. Harrison is William H. Wurster Professor of Multinational Management and Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Wharton, she taught students at the MBA, master’s, PhD, and undergraduate levels at various other universities, including Columbia Business School, the University of California, Berkeley, the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and the University of Paris.

Before joining the Wharton School, Professor Harrison spent two years in Washington D.C. as the Director of Development Policy at the World Bank. Prior to that, she served as the head of the research team at the World Bank on international trade and investment. Between 2001 and 2011, she was Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Harrison received her PhD in Economics from Princeton University and graduated with highest distinction in Economics and History from the University of California, Berkeley.

Professor Harrison is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the United Nations Committee for Development Policy, and an affiliate of the International Growth Centre in London. She is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Asian Economics, the Journal of Economic Literature, The World Bank Research Observer, and serves on various advisory committees at the World Bank and elsewhere.

Her research is in the areas of emerging markets, multinational firms, international trade, productivity, and labor markets. Professor Harrison has published in the top journals in her areas of research. Her book, Globalization and Poverty, was published by the University of Chicago Press. She has lectured widely, including at most major US universities and in India, China, Latin America, Europe, the Philippines, and North Africa. Her most recent work evaluates the impact of anti-sweatshop campaigns and corporate social responsibility; the linkages between globalization of firms, worker wages and employment; the effectiveness of industrial policy; and determinants of productivity growth in China and India.

Book – https://www.amazon.com/Factory-Free-Economy-Outsourcing-Servitization-Industry/dp/019877916X
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Erik Jones

Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University

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Erik Jones is Director of European and Eurasian Studies and Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. He is also Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College in Oxford, United Kingdom. Jones is author of The Politics of Economic and Monetary Union (2002), Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States (2008), and, together with Dana Allin, Weary Policeman: American Power in an Age of Austerity (2012). His most recent book is a collection of short essays called The Year the European Crisis Ended (2014). He is editor or co-editor of more than twenty books or special issues of journals on topics related to European politics and political economy including The Oxford Handbook of the European Union (2012) and The Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics (2015). Professor Jones teaches on topics in international and comparative political economy with a particular focus on Europe and the transatlantic relationship.

Professor Jones is a frequent commentator on European politics and political economy whose contributions have been published in, among others, Financial Times, New York Times, USA Today, and newspapers and magazines across Europe. He has written extensively on European monetary integration and macroeconomic governance and has been active in public debates about the European response to the global economic and financial crisis. Professor Jones is co-editor of Government and Opposition and he is a contributing editor to the Institute for International and Strategic Studies Journal Survival.

Jones earned his AB at Princeton University (1988) and his MA and PhD at Johns Hopkins SAIS (1990, 1996). Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins, he worked at the Centre for European Policy Studies, the Central European University and the University of Nottingham. A US citizen, Jones has lived in Europe for the last twenty-five years.

Twitter – @Erik_Jones_SAIS
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