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Policy Implications - Working Group 4

Members of Working Group 4

  • Coordinators Andreas Nolke (Germany) and Daniel Diaz-Fuentes (Spain)
  • Daniel van den Bulcke (Belgium)
  • Michael Hanson (Denmark)
  • Andreas Nolke (Germany)
  • Erszebet Czako (Hungary)
  • Ingjaldur Hannibalsson (Iceland)
  • Kjetil Bjorvatn (Norway)
  • Andreas Nolke (Germany)
  • Claudia Ogrean (Romania)
  • Marjan Svetlicic (Slovenia)
  • Ruth Rios-Morales (Switzerland)
  • Daniel Diaz-Fuentes (Spain

Name: Daniel Díaz-Fuentes

Affiliation: Universidad de Cantabria, Facultad de CC Económicas y Empresariales, Departamento de Economía, Av. de los Castros s.n. E39005. Santander Spain.

Working Group: Policy Implications (WG4)
Daniel Díaz-Fuentes is Professor of Economics at the University of Cantabria. He has also lectured at the universities of Oxford (1993-1995), Carlos III (1990-1993), Alcalá de Henares (1989-90) and Buenos Aires (1986-1988). He was also Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute (2006) and the universities of Manchester-UMIST (1999), LSE (1996), Oxford, (1993-1995) and Michigan (1992).  Daniel received his PhD in Economics in from the University of Alcalá-Madrid in 1992. Research interests include international economic policies (privatisation, regulation of public services and infrastructure, and Foreign Direct Investment and TNC) particularly in Europe and Latin America. He has published widely in a range of specialist academic journals, such as Journal of European Public Policy, Public Management Review, International Review of Applied Economics and Revista de Economía Mundial, as well as in several prestigious publishing houses such as Palgrave-Macmillan, Kluwer Academic, Ashgate and Harvard Univeristy Press. He has served as consultant for the United Nations, the European Commission and CEEP (European Centre for Public Enterprises).
Most recent publications (2006.2010) related to the Cost Action IS0905


Name:
Daniel Van Den Bulcke

Affiliation: University of Antwerp/IOB _UAMS Prinsstraat 13 2000  Antwerpen Belgium

Working Group:
Daniel Van Den Bulcke is Emeritus Professor of International Management and Development at the University of Antwerp. He is Director of the Centre of International Management and Development-Antwerp (CIMDA) since 1989 and was President of the Institute of Development Policy and Management from 1996 to 2000. He holds a BA in economics from Ghent University, 1961, a MA in International Economics from the University of Toronto, Canada, 1966, and a Ph.D. from Ghent University, 1974.

He is a former President of the International Trade Investment Institute (ITI) 1980-1983. He was elected Chairman of the European International Business Academy (EIBA) for 2003-2009 and was President of this organization between 1986-1987. He was Chairman of the European Region of the Academy of International Business (AIB) from 1987 to 2001 and 2003-2006 and Vice President of AIB for 2000-2002. He was elected Fellow of AIB in 1992 and of EIBA in 2003.

He was awarded the Saqin Prize of the Province of Shaanxi and the Friendship Prize of the P.R. of China for his contributions to the Chinese economy in 2000. He has been teaching in China at the China-EC Management Institute, Beijing, P.R. China (1990, 1992 and 1993), the Shaanxi University of Finance and Economics (1993 and 1996), and the Institute of European Economic Studies (IEEM) linked to the University of Macau, China (1996, 1998, 2000-2001, 2003-2205,2007-2011), as well as many other universities in Asia. He taught  a course on the Development of the Chinese Economy at the University of Leuven (2000-2006) and the Management School of the University of Antwerp (2002-2007) where he is Academic Director of the EuroChina Centre. He was visiting professor at more than twenty  universities in Europe, Asia and Latin America. He is a member of the Board of the Belgian Chinese Economic and Commercial Chamber (BCECC) (2009-2011)

Daniel Van Den Bulcke is the author and co-author of many books and articles on foreign direct investment issues and the activities of multinational enterprises with regard to Europe and Asia, especially China. His co-authored book ‘European Direct Investment in China’ was published by Routledge in 2003.

 

 

Name: Andreas Nolke

Affiliation: Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt

Working Group:
Professor of International Political Economy and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt, as well as Research Associate at the Amsterdam Research Centre for International Political Economy (ARCIPE). He also taught at the Universities of Constance, Leipzig, Utrecht and Amsterdam and served as a consultant for the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), the European Commission and the World Bank. He is co-editor of “The Transnational Politics of Corporate Governance Regulation” (Routledge, 2007) and “Transnational Private Governance and its Limits” (Routledge, 2008). His publications have appeared in journals such as the Review of International Political Economy, Journal of International Relations and Development, Business and Politics, World Politics and the Journal of Common Market Studies. His research interests include the rise of multinational companies from emerging markets (particularly India), the emergence of specific varieties of capitalism in the BRICS and the global political economy of financialization.

Books
Transnational Private Governance and its Limits, (Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science) Routledge: London and New York 2008 (editor, together with Jean-Christophe Graz).
The Transnational Politics of Corporate Governance Regulation, (Routledge/RIPE Studies in Global Political Economy) Routledge: London and New York 2007 (editor, together with Bastiaan van Apeldoorn and Henk Overbeek).

The Globalization of Accounting Standards, in: Business and Politics 7 (2005), 3 (journal guest editor).

Book Chapters

Indian Multinationals, Comparative Capitalism and Implications for Global and Host Country Economic Institutions, in: Louis Brennan (ed.) The Emergence of Southern Multinationals. Their Impact on Europe, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke 2011, 317-330 (together with Heather Taylor).

Global Players from India: A Political Economy Perspective, in: Karl P. Sauvant/Geraldine McAllister/Wolfgang A. Machek (eds.), Foreign Direct Investments from Emerging Markets. The Challenges Ahead, Palgrave Macmillan: New York 2010, S.145-171 (together with Heather Taylor).

Non-triad Multinationals and Global Governance: Still a North-South Conflict?, in: Morten Ougaard/Anna Leander (eds.), Business and Global Governance, Routledge: London and New York 2010, 156-177 (together with Heather Taylor).

Indian Multinationals and their Institutional Environment: A Varieties of Capitalism Perspective, in: Henrik Egbert/Clemens Esser (eds.) Aspects in Varieties of Capitalism: Dynamics, Economic Crisis, New Players, Saarbrücken: Lambert Academic Publishing 2010 (INFER Series in Applied Economics, Volume 3), 41-64 (together with Heather Taylor).

The Politics of Accounting Regulation. Responses to the Subprime Crisis, in: Eric Helleiner/Stefano Pagliari/Hubert Zimmermann (eds.), Global Finance in Crisis. The Politics of International Regulatory Change, Routledge: London and New York 2009, 37-55.

Conclusion, in: Graz, Jean-Christophe/Nölke, Andreas (eds.), Transnational Private Governance and its Limits, (Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science) Routledge: London and New York 2008 (together with Jean Christophe Graz).

The Fragmented Debate on Transnational Private Governance, in: Graz, Jean Christophe/Nölke, Andreas (eds.), Transnational Private Governance and its Limits, (Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science) Routledge: London and New York 2008 (together with Jean-Christophe Graz).

Coordination Service Firms and the Erosion of Rhenish Capitalism, in: Overbeek, Henk/Nölke, Andreas/Van Apeldoorn, Bastiaan (eds.) The Politics of Corporate Governance Regulation, (Routledge/RIPE Studies in Global Political Economy) Routledge: London and New York 2007, 12 1-136 (together with James Perry).

Marketization, Transnationalization, Commodification, and the Shifts in Corporate Governance Regulation: A Conclusion, in: Overbeek, Henk/Nölke, Andreas/Van Apeldoorn, Bastiaan (eds.) The Transnational Politics of Corporate Governance Regulation, (Routledge/RIPE Studies in Global Political Economy) Routledge: London and New York 2007, 201- 219 (together with Henk Overbeek and Bastiaan van Apeldoorn).

The Transnational Politics of Corporate Governance Regulation: Introducing Key Concepts, Questions and Approaches, in: Overbeek, Henk/Nölke, Andreas/Van Apeldoorn, Bastiaan (eds.) The Politics of Corporate Governance Regulation, (Routledge/RIPE Studies in Global Political Economy) Routledge: London and New York, pp. 1-24 (together with Henk Overbeek and Bastiaan van Apeldoorn).

Private Norms in the Global Political Economy, in: Klaus-Gerd Giesen/ Kees van der Pijl (eds.): Global Norms in the Twentieth-first Century, Cambridge Scholars Press 2006, 134- 151.

Transnational Private Authority and Corporate Governance, in: Stefan A. Schirm (ed.): New Rules for Global Markets: Public and Private Governance in the World Economy, Palgrave Macmillan: Houndmills 2004, 2 12-242.

Contending Political-Economy Perspectives on European Interest Group Activity, in: Andreas Warntjen/Arndt Wonka (eds.): Governance: The Role of Interest Groups, Nomos: Baden-Baden 2004, 42-56 (together with Madeleine Hosli and Jan Beyers)

Multi-level Governance in the European Union: The Evolution of Transnational Policy Networks, in: Klaus Boehnke (ed.): Israel and Europe: A Complex Relationship, Deutscher Universitätsverlag: Wiesbaden 2003, 137-154.

Journal Articles
A „BRIC“-variety of capitalism and social inequality: The case of Brazil, in: Revista de Estudos e Pesquisas sobre as Américas, 4 (2010) 1, 1 -14.
Deep Integration, in: E + Z (Development and Cooperation), 51 (2010) 3, 114-117 (together with Simone Claar).

Enlarging the Varieties of Capitalism. The Emergence of Dependent Market Economies in East Central Europe, in: World Politics 61(2009) 4, 670-702 (together with Arjan Vliegenthart).

The Power of Transnational Private Governance: Financialization and the IASB, in: Business and Politics 9 (2007) 3, Article 4 (together with James Perry).

Enhanced Roles of Private Actors in EU Business Regulation and the Erosion of Rhenish Capitalism: the Case of Antitrust Enforcement, in: JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies 45 (2007) 2 , 487-513 (together with Angela Wigger).

International Accounting Standards and Transnational Private Authority, in: Review of International Political Economy 13 (2006) 4, 559-586 (together with James Perry).
La Governanza Multinivel en la Union Europea: Condiciones para la Relevancia de las Redes Transnacionales de Politica (Multi-level Governance in the European Union: Conditions for the Relevance of Transnational Policy Networks), in: Cuadernos Europeos de Deusto 33 (2006), 95-1 18 (Spanish translation).

International Accounting Standard Setting: A Network Perspective, in: Business and Politics 7 (2005) 3, 1-32 (together with James Perry).

Introduction to the Special Issue: The Globalization of Accounting Standards, in: Business and Politics 7 (2005) 3, 1-7.

The Relevance of Transnational Policy Networks: Some Examples from the European Commission and the World Bank, in: Journal of International Relations and Development 6 (2003) 3, 277-299.

 


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