International trade, global value chains, international business policy, industrial clusters, chinese economy


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2005, Main Researcher of the theme World Economy, Ari Van Assche is Full Professor in the Department of International Business at HEC Montréal. He holds a Professorship in Educational Innovation on Economic Diplomacy at HEC Montréal. He is also a Research Fellow with the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP), as well as Deputy Editor of the Journal of International Business Policy.

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Hawaï at Manoa, his research focuses on the organization of global value chains and their impact on international trade policies.

In 2018, Redesigning Canadian Trade Policies for New Global Realities, a book he co-authored with Stephen Tapp and Robert Wolfe, took the Doug Purvis Memorial Prize from the Canadian Economics Association and the Roger Charbonneau Award from HEC Montréal. He is also a three-time winner of the award for the most promising scholar under 40 from the Academy of International Business, in 2011, 2012 and 2015.

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CIRANO Publications by Ari Van Assche

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Demographic Profile of COVID-19 Cases, Fatalities, Hospitalizations and Recoveries Across Canadian Provinces

Simona Bignami-Van Assche and Ari Van Assche

Covid-19 and Health

Are we Running Blind Towards the Reopening of the Economy? What the Limited Amount of Available Data is and is not Telling us

Simona Bignami-Van Assche and Ari Van Assche

Covid-19, Economy and Role of the State

Not Just a Concern for the Elderly: Age Gradient in COVID-19-Related Infections in Italy, Spain and the Netherlands

Simona Bignami-Van Assche, Daniela Ghio and Ari Van Assche

Human Capital, Covid-19, Work, Labour Market, Human Resources and Health

Le Québec économique 8 : Le développement durable à l’ère des changements climatiques

Marcelin Joanis, Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, Matthieu Arseneau, Sophie Bernard, Jean-Claude Cloutier, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Jie He, Stéphanie Lapierre, Justin Leroux, Normand Mousseau, Alain-Désiré Nimubona, Daniel Normandin, Jocelyn Paquet, Ingrid Peignier, Pierre-Olivier Pineau, François Reeves, Mario Samano, Nathalie Sinclair-Desgagné, Sarah Teigeiro, Ekaterina Turkina, Ari Van Assche, Claude Villeneuve and 17 other authors

Sustainable Development and Environment

Global Connectedness and Local Innovation in Industrial Clusters

Ekaterina Turkina and Ari Van Assche

Competition, Industrial Cluster and Innovation

CIRANO Projects

Saint-Lawrence seaway - great lakes corridor’s intermodal transportation and trade data strategy - A transversal and multidisciplinary analysis of the situation : challenges/opportunitiesand recommandations

Towards a multi-stakeholder Intermodal Trade-Transportation Data-Sharing and Knowledge Exchange Network - Publié le December 15, 2021

Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Alain Dudoit, Thierry Warin, Ari Van Assche, Molivann Panot

Innovation, Digital Transformation

Northern Corridor Research Program - SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

Ari Van Assche, Clara Julia Mirol