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15th annual neemrana conference

 17th Annual ICRIER-NBER-NCAER Conference 

 Neemrana

 December 18-20, 2015

Program
 

Day 1: Friday, December 18, 2015
12.30 pm

Lunch
at the residence of N.K Singh, Former Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Member, ICRIER Board of Governors

2.30 pm: Departure for Neemrana
6.00 pm
6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Welcome Remarks
Session 1: India and the World Economy

Chair: N. K. Singh, Former Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Member, ICRIER Board of
Governors
 

Speakers:

  • Martin
    Feldstein
    , George F. Baker Professor
    of Economics, Harvard University
  • Arvind
    Panagariya
    , Vice Chairman, Niti Aayog
  • Anne
    Krueger
    , Senior Research Professor of International
    Economics, School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

7.30 pm Bharatnatyam Dance Recital by Rasika Khanna followed by Dinner
Day 2: Saturday, December 19, 2015
9.30 am – 10.45 am Session 2: Global Economic Governance

Chair: Rakesh Mohan, Former
Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Speakers:     

  • John
    Lipsky
    , Senior Fellow, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced
    International Studies, Johns Hopkins University 
  • Stephen
    Zeldes
    , Benjamin M. Rosen Professor of Economics and
    Finance,  Graduate School of Business, Columbia
    University
  • Montek
    Singh Ahluwalia, Former Deputy
    Chairman,   Planning Commission, India
  • Richard
    Portes
    , Professor of Economics,
    London Business School
10.45 am Coffee Break
11.00 am – 12.15 pm

12:15 pm

Session 3: International Finance
Chair: Surjit Bhalla, Senior India Analyst, Observatory Group and Chairman, Oxus Research & Investments

Speakers:

  • Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, Neil Moskowitz Endowed Professor of Economics, University of Maryland
  • Hélène Rey, Professor, London Business School
  • Ravi Bansal, Professor of Economics, Duke University
  • Ashima Goyal, Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Special Address by Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor,
Government of India
1.15 pm Lunch
2.15 pm Session 4: Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate Management Issues
Chair: Subir Gokarn, Director
Research, Brookings India
 

Speakers:

  • Gita
    Gopinath
    , Professor of Economics, Harvard
    University
  • Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Professor of Economics, Princeton
    University
  • V. V.
    Chari,
    Professor of Economics
    and the Paul W. Frenzel Land Grant Professor of Liberal Arts, University
    of Minnesota
  • Prachi
    Mishra
    , Specialist Adviser,
    Department of Economic and Policy Research, RBI
2.45 pm Coffee Break
3.30 pm  Session 5: Environmental Regulation/
Climate Change

Chair: Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER

Speakers:

  • Esther
    Duflo
    ,  Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of
    Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, MIT
  • Ryan
    Kellogg
    , Associate Professor.
    University of Michigan 
4.45 pm Coffee Break
5.00pm Session 6: Urban Economics and
Sustainability

Chair: Rajiv Lall, Managing
Director & CEO, IDFC Bank Ltd.

Speakers:

  • Edward
    Glaeser
    , Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard
    University
  • Isher
    Judge Ahluwalia
    , Chairperson, ICRIER
  • Matthew
    Kahn
    , Professor of Economics, USC
  • Justin
    McCrary
    , Professor of Law and Director, Social Sciences Data Laboratory
    (“D-Lab”), University of California, Berkeley
7.30 pm Rajasthani Dance Performance followed by Dinner Reception
Day 3: Sunday, December 20, 2015
8:30 AM Session 7: Manufacturing, Investment
Climate and Jobs 

Chair: B. J. Panda, Member
of Parliament (Lok Sabha), India

Speakers:

  • Amitabh
    Kant,
    Secretary DIPP, Ministry of
    Commerce & Industry
  • Radhicka
    Kapoor
    ,Fellow, ICRIER
  • Pankaj
    Vashisht
    , Fellow, ICRIER 
11.30 am – 1.00 pm Session 8: International Trade 

Chair: Shekhar ShahDirector General NCAER

Speakers:

  • Robert StaigerRoth Family Distinguished Professor in the Arts and Sciences, and Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College
  • Rupa Chanda, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER
Talk on “Digital India” by Ram Sevak Sharma, Chairman, Telecom      Regulatory Authority of India
1:00 pm
Lunch
2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

3:30 pm

Session 9: Education and Skill
Development

Chair: Sachin Pilot, Member Indian National Congress and Former Minister of State
(Independent Charge) Corporate Affairs)

Speakers:

  • Pramod
    Bhasin,
    Member, ICRIER Board of
    Governors
  • Abhijit
    Banerjee
    , Ford Foundation International Professor of
    Economics, MIT
  • Sonalde Desai,
    Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland and Senior Fellow,
    NCAER
     
Concluding Remarks

4.30 pm: Departure for Delhi

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