MPDD Seminar Series on "Shifting Wealth: Economic and Social Challenges, a Regional Comparison"
MPDD Seminar Series on "Shifting Wealth:economic and social challenges, a regional comparison"
by Mr. Mario Pezzini is a Director of OECD Development Centre
27 February 2015, 10.00-11.30 hrs.
This seminar will discuss the three elements of shifting wealth from looking at structural challenges for development which require a re-examination of development strategies and models of growth to the impacts of shifting wealth, and sustainability of shifting wealth in the context of emerging policies responses.
Mr. Pezzini was Deputy Director of the Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, and prior to that, Head of the Regional Policy Division, covering policy analysis on urban development, rural development, regional competitiveness and public governance.
Prior to joining the OECD, Mr. Pezzini was Professor in Industrial Economics at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris as well as in US and Italian Universities. Also, Mr. Pezzini served as an Advisor in the field of economic development, industrial organisation and regional economics in international organisations and think tanks (e.g. ILO, UNIDO, European Commission and Nomisma in Italy).