Joint ESRI and CompNet Research and Data Workshop

Speakers from the ESRI and the European Central Bank's Competitiveness Research Network (CompNet) discussed recent research on international trade and productivity based on firm-level data from Ireland and other EU countries. Contributions from the CompNet Research Network included the presentation of key features of the unique CompNet data base and guidelines for data users of micro-aggregated indicators on trade and productivity.

Programme

8:30

Registration & Coffee

9:00

Introduction to CompNet and the CompNet Dataset

Iulia Siedschlag, ESRI, and Marco Christophori, CompNet

10:00

Welcome Address

Alan Barrett, Director, ESRI

10:15

The post-crisis productivity growth slowdown in Central and Eastern European countries: Exploring the role of global value chains

Paloma Lopez-Garcia, CompNet

11:00

Tea / Coffee Break

11:30

Could spillovers from multinationals affect the trade activities of local firms?

Iulia Siedschlag, ESRI

12:15

Products or markets: What type of experience matters for export survival?

Martina Lawless, ESRI

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Introduction to the 6th vintage of the CompNet dataset

Peter Haug, CompNet

15:30

CompNet – Productivity & trade modules – Hands-on guidelines for data users

Peter Haug and Marco Christophori, CompNet

16:30

Q & A and Close of Workshop