A visiting professor at the Business School at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and an external Consultant of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). He is also Chairman of CompNet, a large research network on competitiveness and productivity among EU Institutions, and co-ordinator of the Productivity Research Network (PRN), a similar initiative based in Singapore and covering the Asia-Pacific region.
His present research interests include:
1) Productivity and resource reallocation using firm level data; and
2) Modelling global linkages and business cycle forecast, including global trade and value chains.
As policymakers refocus on growth, the ability to take a firm-level view is key to disentangling the various factors at the root of competitiveness,