ILO Research Department Seminar

A MNE car company in emerging economies: Innovation, Skills and Jobs
The Renault case in Romania, Morocco and India

Presenter: Yannick Lung, Université de Bordeaux; Chair: Sangheon Lee RESEARCH

Yannick Lung is Professor of Economics at Université de Bordeaux, France, and member of the GREThA research centre. He was president of the University of Bordeaux 4 (2011-2015) and co-director of the GERPISA international network. His main areas of research are the dynamics of technological and institutional changes, with a specific interest in their geographical impact and on the automobile industry. The seminar will be based on different studies he has carried out in the last years on the experience of Renault in Romania, India and Morocco and its impacts on jobs and innovation at local level.

Among his last publications:
MIDLER Christophe, JULLIEN Bernard, LUNG Yannick, Innover à l’envers. Repenser l'innovation dans un monde frugal, le cas Renault Kwid, Dunod, Paris, 2017. Traduction anglaise: Thinking Innovation and Design for Emerging Markets: Inside the Renault Kwid Project, CRC Press, 2017.

BENABDEJLIL Nadia, LUNG Yannick et Alain PIVETEAU : “L’émergence d’un pôle automobile à Tanger (Maroc)”, Cahiers du GREThA, 2016-04. Publié dans la revue Critique économique, n°35, avril 2017.

MIDLER Christophe, JULLIEN Bernard, LUNG Yannick, L'épopée Logan. Nouvelles trajectoires d'innovation, Dunod, Paris, 2012 Traduction anglaise: The Logan Epic, New trajectories for innovation, Dunod.