Institute of World Economy, ROMANIA, Bucharest

Team Members

Agnes Ghibutiu, PhD, Senior research fellow
Dr Simona Moagar-Poladian, Senior economic researcher
Sarmiza Pencea, PhD, Senior research fellow

Agnes Ghibutiu

Agnes Ghibutiu

Guide Fields

  • Services in the domestic and global economy, with special focus on transition economies
  • The role of services in economic growth and development, employment and competitiveness
  • Internationalisation of services; trade and FDI in services
  • Trade policy matters; services in the multilateral trading system/WTO
  • The ICT/services interface, e-commerce, the Information Society

International Research Projects and Experience

  • ACE-Phare Programme: ‘Business Related Services in the Central and East European Restructuring and Integration Process’, Project number: P95-2224-R (1996-1998);
  • International research project on ‘Business Services in Transitional Economies’, coordinated by Business Services in Transitional Economies - Berlin Centre and Freie Universität Berlin (1993-1994);
  • Research projects-related consultancy on behalf of: HWWA-Hamburg (1991); Institut für Weltwirtschaft an der Universität Kiel (1991); University of Economics/Faculty of Trade, Bratislava (2005).

Selected references

  • Ghibutiu, A. (1992), The Role of IT&T in Economies in Transition: the Case of Romania, in: Improving Quality of Life in Asia with Information Technology and Telecommunications, Proceedings of the Conference on Improving Quality of Life with ITT, Bangkok, October 27-30, 1992, published by TIDE 2000 Amsterdam, 1993, pp. 203-217.
  • Ghibutiu, A. (1996), The Internationalisation of Service Industries in Romania: Challenges and Opportunities, in: Etudes et Dossiers No. 204, Papers from the 12 th PROGRES Seminar, Geneva, August 28-31, 1996, in: Services and Insurance in the International Scene, Vol. II: Association Internationale pour l´Étude de l´Économie de l´Assurance, Geneva, 1997, pp. 105-137.
  • Ghibutiu, A. (1999), Considering the Contribution of Services to Economic Growth and Development in Emerging Market Economies: The Case of Romania, World Services Congress 1999, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1-3.
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2000), Serviciile si dezvoltarea. De la prejudecati la noi orizonturi (Services and Development. From Prejudices Towards New Insights), Editura Expert, Bucharest, 366 p. (ISBN 973-9282-92-X). The book received The Romanian Academy Award in 2002.
  • Ivan-Ungureanu, C., Ghibutiu, A. (2002), Business Services in the Transitional Economy of Romania, in: Eva Kigyossy-Schmidt (Hrsg.), Business Related Services in Central and Eastern Europe. A Cross Country Approach, Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag GmbH, Wiesbaden, pp. 168-238 (ISBN 3-8244- 0619-5).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2002), E-Commerce and its Potential for Development in Transition Countries. Evidence from Romania, in: Proceedings of the Romanian Academy, Series C: Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 1-2, January-August, Bucharest, pp. 287-308.
  • - Ghibutiu, A. (2003), Procesul de internationalizare a serviciilor. Incidente asupra politicii comerciale a Romaniei (The Internationalisation of Services and its Impact on Romania’s Trade Policy), in: Iancu, A. (Coord.), Dezvoltarea economica a Romaniei. Competitivitatea si integrarea in Uniunea Europeana, Vol. I, Editura Academiei Romane, Bucharest, pp. 633-642 (ISBN 973-27-1041-1).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2003), Harnessing the Development Potential of E-Commerce. The Challenges for Romania, in: Romanian Economic Review, Tome 48, No. 1/2003, Editura Academiei Romane, Bucharest, pp. 111-148.
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2003), E-Commerce and the Romanian Economy, in: I-Ways, Digest of Electronic Commerce and Regulation, Vol. 26, No. 2, Second Quarter 2003, Washington D.C., pp. 61-71 (ISSN 1084-4678).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2004), Comertul cu servicii al Romaniei: factor de dezvoltare durabila (Romania’s Trade in Services and Sustainable Development), in: Campeanu, V. (Coord.), Dimensiunea europeana si mondiala a dezvoltarii durabile, Editura Expert, Bucharest, pp. 259-289 (ISBN 973-618-038-7).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2004), The New Economy and the Challenges to the EU Candidate Countries, in: Ioan-Franc V., Inotai, A., Moldoveanu, M. (Coord.), Issues Related to the Accession of Hungary and Romania into the European Union, Editura Expert, Bucharest, pp. 63-74 (ISBN 973-618-037-9).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2005), Comertul electronic: factor de dezvoltare si integrare a Romaniei in Uniunea Europeana (E-commerce: a Means of Integrating Romania with the EU), in: Iancu, A. (Coord.), Dezvoltarea economica a Romaniei. Competitivitatea si integrarea in UE, Vol. II, Editura Academiei Romane, Bucharest, pp. 91-105 (ISBN 973-27-1183-3).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2005), Noi paradigme ale politicilor comerciale si ale coordonarii acestora in plan global (Trade Policy and Global Governance: Towards a New Paradigm), in: Iancu, A. (Coord.), Dezvoltarea economica a Romaniei. Competitivitatea si integrarea in UE, Vol. II, Editura Academiei Romane, Bucharest, pp. 929-951 (ISBN 973-27-1183-3).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2006), Sistemul comercial multilateral si globalizarea (The Multilateral Trading System and Globalisation), in: Probleme economice, Vol. 205, The Romanian Academy, Bucharest, 46 p. (ISBN 973-7885-32-5).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2006), Liberalizarea comertului cu servicii in UE. Implicatii pentru Romania (Integrating Services Into the Internal Market and the Challenges for Romania), in: Probleme economice, Vol. 194, The Romanian Academy, Bucharest, 44 p. (ISBN 973-7885-27-9).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2007), Procesul de relocalizare a serviciilor in contextul economiei romanesti: particularitati, potential si perspective (Services Offshoring and the Romanian Economy: Characteristics, Potential and Outlook), in: Probleme economice, Vol. 274-275, The Romanian Academy, Bucharest, 49 p. (ISBN 978-973-7885-99-9).
  • Ghibutiu, A., Dumitriu, I. (2008), Is Romania Emerging as an Attractive Location for Services Offshoring? in: Birsan, M., Hunya, G., Siedschlag, I. (Eds.), FDI, Economic Growth and Labour Market Performance: Empirical Evidence from the New EU Countries, Editura EFES, Cluj-Napoca, pp. 195-210 (ISBN 978-973-7677-91-4).
  • Ghibutiu, A. (2008), Fenomenul relocalizarii serviciilor si impactul sau asupra economiei romanesti (Services Offshoring and Its Impact on the Romanian Economy), in: OECONOMICA, No. 1, Societatea Romana de Economie, IRLI, Bucharest, pp. 41-80 (ISSN 1223-0685).
  • Ghibutiu, A., Dumitriu, I. (2008), The Effects of Offshoring on Trade in Services. Evidence from Romania, The European Trade Study Group, ETSG Working Paper. Available at: http://www.etsg.org/etsg_web/etsg_site/papers_list.php.
  • Ghibutiu, A., Poladian, S. (2009), Global Sourcing of Services: How Well Are the New EU Member States Coping With the Challenges? (Part I and II), in: Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, No.1 and No. 2, The Romanian Academy, forthcoming.

Dr Simona Moagar-Poladian

Guide Fields

  • European monetary policy;
  • EU enlargement;
  • EMU enlargement;
  • International financial crises;
  • Trade flows in the New Member States;
  • Financial Management.

International Research Projects and Experience

  • The development of Human Resources- Financial management-project financed by EU under PHARE 2005/017 Programme nr.-553.04.02.01.318 ;
  • The development of Human Resources- Financial management-project financed by EU under PHARE 2005/017 Programme nr.-553.04.02.01.313 ;
  • 'The Romanian economy modelling from the peripherical countries perspective' under Fellowship PHARE Programme ;
  • 'The preparedness of Central and Eastern European countries for integration in the Internal Market- country-by-country analisis" - Project nr IV/95/51/, European Political Studies Group (GEPE), Bruxelles, Belgium;

REFERENCES

  • „Global Sourcing Of Services: How Well Are The New EU Member States Coping With The Challenges? (part I and II)”, in the Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, ISI- Thomson Scientific Master Journal List”, in review ISSN 1582-6163;
  • ‘The world economy in the 2010, 2020, 2050 horizons in the durable development perspective’, chapter 6 coordinator and chapter 2 co-author, in ‘The global dimension of durable development’, Expert Publishing House, ISBN 973-7885-53-8; ISBN 978-973-7885-53-1, 2006;
  • ‘Euro-Dollar competition in the 2015 perspective’, chapter 14 in ‘The Global and European in context of Romanian development’, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, ISBN 973-87479-1-0, ISBN 978-973-87479-1-3, 2005 ;
  • 'Theories and Models in International Economic Relations', ERA Publishing House, Bucharest, Romania; ISBN 973-8008-36-0, 2000;
  • 'European Economic Integration', ERA Publishing House, Bucharest, Romania; ISBN 973-8008-37-9, 2000.

Sarmiza Pencea

Guide Fields

  • Industrial policies and their role in development, with a focus on ex-communist, centrally planned economies; industrial policy in Romania before and after EU integration; EU industrial policy; rethinking industrial policies in a globalizing world;
  • Clusters and cluster-based development; economic policies to promote clusters and local capabilities development; clusters in Romania and the EU;
  • Global value chains (GVCs) and their role in development; economic policies for the integration of local companies in GVCs to accelerate growth and development;
  • China and the Chinese economic development model;
  • Services in the Romanian economy and their role in economic growth and development.

Referencies

  • Pencea, S. (2002-2003), Scurtă evaluare a potentialului tehnologic şi infrastructural al României pentru comerţul electronic şi societatea informaţională (Brief Assessment of Romania’s Technological and Infrastructural Potential for E-Commerce and the Information Society), in: Conjunctura Economiei Mondiale, Academia Română / INCE / IEM, ISSN 1583-090X.
  • Pencea, S. (2003), The New Technologies, Competitiveness and the Role of Industrial Policy, in: Alternative Economic Strategies, The Romanian University of Sciences and Arts „Gheorghe Cristea”, The Centre for International Relations, Studies and Conferences, ERA Printing House, ISBN 973-8153-32-8.
  • Pencea, S. (2004), Comerţul electronic în România – evaluarea cadrului juridic şi instituţional (E-Commerce in Romania - Assessment of the Legal and Institutional Framework), Academia Română / INCE, Colecţia Biblioteca Economică, Seria Probleme Economice, Vol. 131/2004, ISBN 973-7940-71-7.
  • Pencea, S. (2004), Reinventing Industrial Policy in a World of Globalization, in: Globalization, European Integration and Economic Transformation, Proceedings of the 5th Hungarian-Romanian Bilateral Round Table, Budapest, December 3-4, 2004, The Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, ISBN 963 301 465 4.
  • Pencea, S. (2004), Industrial Development and the State in a Changing World, in: EUROGLOB No. 3 / 2004, Centre for International Studies and Relations, Gheorghe Cristea University of Sciences and Arts, ISSN 1582-635X.
  • Pencea, S. (2004), Romania: A Tale of Two Approaches to Industrial Policy, in: Ioan-Franc, V., Inotai, A., Moldoveanu, M. (Coord.) Issues Related to the Accession of Hungary and Romania into the European Union, Romanian Academy / INCE / IEM, Expert Printing House, ISBN 973-618-037-9.
  • Pencea, S. (2005), Local Capabilities Development – the Main Industrial Policy Trend in a Globalizing World, in: Alternative Economic Strategies, The Romanian University of Sciences and Arts „Gheorghe Cristea”, ERA Printing House, ISBN 973-8153-81-6.
  • Pencea, S. (2006), Towards Sustainable Development through Market Failure Remedies, in: Alternative Economic Strategies, The Romanian University of Sciences and Arts „Gheorghe Cristea”, The Centre for International Relations, Studies and Conferences, ERA Printing House, ISBN 973-8153-81-6.
  • Pencea, S. (2006), Evoluţii şi tendinţe în reformularea politicilor industriale (Developments and Trends in Redefining Industrial Policies), in: V. Câmpean (Coord.), Contextul european şi global de dezvoltare a României pre şi post aderare, Academia Română / INCE / IEM, ISBN 973-87479-1-0/ISBN 978-973-87479-1-3.
  • Pencea, S. (2007), Potenţialul României ca ţară de destinaţie pentru servicii relocalizate (Romania’s Potential as a Destination for Offshored Services), OECONOMICA, No. 4/2007, Year XVI, Societatea Română de Economie / IRLI, ISSN-1223-0685.
  • Pencea, S. (2007), Diagnoza infrastructurii TIC în România (A Diagnosis of the Romanian ICT Infrastructure), in: Ghibuţiu A. (Coord.) „Serviciile de producţie, competitivitatea şi integrarea României în UE” (Producer Services, Competitiveness and Romania’s EU Integration), IWE Research Project.
  • Pencea, S. (2007), Defending Clusters against Critics, in: Romanian Business and Economic Journal, No. 4/2007, The Romanian-America University, ISSN 1842-2497.
  • Pencea, S. (2009) China în economia mondiala (China in the World Economy), in: Campenu, V., Pencea, S. (Coord.), Piaţa Chinei. Provocări şi oportunităţi pentru România şi Uniunea Europeană, Academia Română /INCE/IEM, Expert Publishing House, Bucharest, ISBN 978-973-159-061-5, ISBN 978-973-618-209-9.
  • Pencea, S. (2010), EU Clusters - A Comparison Between Old and New Member States, in: Romanian Business and Economic Journal, The Romanian-America University, ISSN 1842-2497, forthcoming.
  • Agnes Ghibutiu Institute of World Economy, The Romanian Academy, 13, Calea 13 Septembrie, 050711 Bucharest, Romania T +40 21 3182455
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  • Simona Moagar-Poladian Institute of World Economy, Calea 13 Septembrie nr. 13, sector 5, Bucharest, Romania T 0040-021-34013 53
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  • Sarmiza Pencea Institute of World Economy, The Romanian Academy, 13, Calea 13 Septembrie, 050711 Bucharest, Romania T +40 21 3182455
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