Italy Adjunct Professor University of Bologna Core Faculty
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Economist and Sinologist, Romeo Orlandi is Vice President of Osservatorio Asia, a think tank specializing in research, training and conferences on the markets and countries of the Far East. He is Chair of the Scientific Committee and is responsible for the training courses. He lectures on Globalization processes and the Far East at the University of Bologna and has teaching assignments on the economy of China and East Asia in several post-graduate Masters. He has worked for the National Institute for Foreign Trade in Los Angeles, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing. For The Mill and Il Sole 24 Ore he has authored numerous books on the economies of China, India, Vietnam, Indonesia. He contributes essays and articles in major publications (newspapers and magazines), both Italian international ones. He is a consultant to international organizations, Italian institutions and companies. He is frequently invited as a speaker at international and national conferences.


To operate effectively in a complex market like that of the Far East it is necessary to understand its position within the global economy. The goal of this course is to comprehend how to best aid EU companies in identifying the growing markets of East Asia as an opportunity for development, but also as a phenomenon that is leading to the change of international economic assets.