Eventos

ZPE de Ilhéus debatida no XV Encontro de Economia Baiana

ZPE de Ilhéus debatida no XV Encontro de Economia Baiana

1 minuto A Zona de Processamento de Exportação (ZPE) de ilhéus, enquanto alternativa para o desenvolvimento da economia baiana, foi debatida nesta quinta-feira (24) durante o XV Encontro de Economia Baiana que aconteceu no auditório do Banco Central do Brasil, no Centro Administrativo da Bahia (CAB).  A mesa discutiu o tema “Alternativa para a economia baiana? A zona de processamento de exportações de Ilhéus como fator de desconcentração regional e reativação econômica”. O evento, que reuniu pesquisadores, estudantes e profissionais da economia de todo Continue lendo

TDM Call for Papers: The Interaction Between International Investment Law and Special Economic Zones (SEZs)

TDM Call for Papers: The Interaction Between International Investment Law and Special Economic Zones (SEZs)

3 minutos Dr. Yulia Levashova, Prof. Julien Chaisse and Dr. Ilia Rachkov will be editing a TDM Special Issue on the interaction between international investment law and special economic zones (SEZs). The number of special economic zones (SEZs) is growing, and so is the attention of policy makers, lawyers, and academics in both the developed and the developing world. SEZs are designated areas established by states that have the goal of boosting economic development and attracting capital, technology and innovation by offering economic and fiscal benefits to Continue lendo

How can special economic zones lead to growth and integration in North Africa? 19 – June 21, 2019

How can special economic zones lead to growth and integration in North Africa? 19 – June 21, 2019

1 minuto North Africa, also referred to as the Maghreb region, has enormous economic potential with remarkable natural resources and industrial production capacities. Nevertheless, the region remains among the least integrated in the world, and lacks cross-country cooperation. This hampers overall development, causes high unemployment, and exposes countries to price volatility. Given these challenges, one economic and business tool that could help generate growth and encourage regional integration is the Special Economic Zone (SEZ). SEZs come in various forms, but are generally understood as Continue lendo

How can special economic zones lead to growth and integration in North Africa?

How can special economic zones lead to growth and integration in North Africa?

1 minuto North Africa, also referred to as the Maghreb region, has enormous economic potential with remarkable natural resources and industrial production capacities. Nevertheless, the region remains among the least integrated in the world, and lacks cross-country cooperation. This hampers overall development, causes high unemployment, and exposes countries to price volatility. Given these challenges, one economic and business tool that could help generate growth and encourage regional integration is the Special Economic Zone (SEZ).  SEZs come in various forms, but are generally understood as Continue lendo

UNCTAD Seminar on Investments and Special Economic Zones

UNCTAD Seminar on Investments and Special Economic Zones

menos de 1 minuto Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are widely used as a tool for investment attraction. Although the performance of many zones remains below expectations, the rate of establishment of new zones is accelerating as governments compete for internationally mobile industries.  Policymakers face not only the traditional challenges to making SEZs succeed, which includes a strategic focus, sound governance models, and effective investment promotion tools, but also new challenges brought about by the sustainable development imperative, the new industrial revolution, and changing patterns Continue lendo