Ari Van Assche is associate professor and chair of the International Business department at HEC Montreal, as well as research fellow at the research centers CIRANO and IRPP. He holds a BA and an MA in Chinese Studies from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and a PhD in EconomicsRead More
from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His research focuses on the organization of global value chains and their implication for trade and industrial cluster policy. On this topic, he has published widely in academic journals and has consulted for various Canadian and international governmental organizations including Global Affairs Canada, the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank.