Can Globalisation Benefit All?

Globalisation Research Hub: Presentation of Proposals from the First Research Call

Thursday 15 November 2018, at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research

The Rebuilding Macroeconomics Network Globalisation Hub is hosting a workshop on 15 November 2018, to discuss some of the research proposals we received from our recent research call. Presentations will be given on some of these proposals to open up a general discussion and encourage a cross-fertilization of ideas from members of the Network. Each presentation will last for around 20 minutes, followed by a discussion. The workshop will last from 1.00 pm until 6.00 pm. The provisional schedule for the presentations is given below.


12.15 pm                     Lunch

1.00 pm                       Introduction: Stephen Kinsella, University of Limerick

1.20 pm                       Presentation: Engelbert Stockhammer, King’s College London:

The impact of Globalisation on distribution and macroeconomic stability. Economic evidence and workers’ perception of the effects of financialisation, trade globalisation and labour mobility

2.00 pm                       Presentation: Pawel Bukowski, LSE:

Globalisation and Rent Sharing

2.40 pm                       Presentation: Isabella Weber, Goldsmiths University of London

What drives specialisation? A century of revealed comparative advantages

3.20 pm                       Tea

3.40 pm                       Presentation: Daniela Gabor, University of the West of England, Bristol:

Managing supercycles: globalisation and institutional change

4.20 pm                       Presentation: Jo Michel, University of the West of England, Bristol:

Unpacking global liquidity: Globalisation and macroeconomic sovereignty

5.00 pm                       Presentation: Bernhard Schütz, Johannes Kepler University, Linz:

Country capabilities, product complexity, and finance in the EU: an AB-SFC multi-country model for policy analysis

5.40 pm                       Summary discussion

6.00 pm                       Wine and snacks

If you would like to attend, please email


20 July 2018