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Revitalizing Global Economic Growth: Views from G20 Countries

August 9-10, 2016

New Delhi

 

Day 1: August 9, 2016 (Tuesday), Silver Oak Hall, India Habitat Centre

 

09:30-10:00

 

Registration and High Tea

 

10:00-11:00

Inaugural Session:

 

Welcome Address: 
 Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER

 

Chief Guest Address:

Arvind Panagariya, Hon’ble Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog and G20 Sherpa, Government of India

 

11:00-11:15

 

Tea/Coffee Break

 

11:15-12:45

Session 1: Effectiveness of G20

 

Chair:  Shankar Acharya, Honorary Professor, ICRIER

Panel:

• Stephen Pickford, Senior Research Fellow, Chatham House, London [Download Presentation]

• Heribert Dieter, Senior Research Associate, The German Institute for International and
Security Affairs, Berlin

• Andreas Bauer, Senior Resident Representative in India, IMF [Download Presentation]

 

12:45-14:00

 

Lunch

 

14:00-15:30

Session 2: Macroeconomic Policy Coordination among G20 Members

 

Chair:  Andreas Bauer,  Senior Resident Representative in India, IMF 

Panel:

• Rathin Roy, Director, NIPFP, Delhi

• Samiran Chakraborty, Managing Director and Chief Economist, Citi Research, India

• Hu Yuwei, Research Fellow, Chongyang Institute, Beijing [Download Presentation]

 

15:30-15:45

 

Tea/Coffee Break

 

15:45-17:00

Session 3: Financial Stability and Regulatory Architecture

 

Chair: Jaimini Bhagwati, RBI Chair Professor, ICRIER

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Panel:

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• Ashima Goyal, Professor, IGIDR, Mumbai 

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• Jayanth R. Varma, Professor, IIM, Ahmedabad 

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• Amarjeet Singh, Chief General Manager, Office of Chairman and International Affairs, SEBI, Mumbai [Download Presentation]

 

17:00-18:00

Session 4: Infrastructure Development: Financing and Impact

 

Chair: 
Rajiv Lall,
Managing Director and Vice Chairman, IDFC, Mumbai

Panel:

• Amar Bhattacharya, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development Programme, Brookings Institution, Washington D.C. [Download Presentation]

• Matthias Helble, Research Economist, ADBI, Tokyo [Download Presentation]

 

18:00- 18:30

Tea/Coffee Break

 

18:30

Panel Discussion

 

Chair: Chetan Ghate, Professor, ISI, Delhi

Panel:

• Stephen Pickford, Senior Research Fellow, Chatham House, London

• Amar Bhattacharya, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development Programme,
Brookings Institution, Washington D.C.

• Thomas Fues, Senior Researcher & Head of Training Department, GDI, Bonn

 

19:45

Dinner Reception

 

Day 2: August 10, 2016 (Wednesday), Silver Oak Hall, India Habitat Centre

 

09:00-09:30

 

Registration and High Tea

 

9:30-10:45

Session 5: Trade in an Era of Brexitism

 

Chair: Anwarul Hoda, Chair Professor Trade Policy & WTO Research Programme, ICRIER

Panel:

•  Harsha Vardhana Singh, Executive Director, Brookings India, Delhi
•  Cesare Onestini, Deputy Head of Delegation, EU, India

•  Tokuo Iwaisako, Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo [Download Presentation]

 

10:45-11:00

 

Tea/Coffee Break

 

11:00-12:00

Session 6: Sustainable Energy: Opportunities, Constraints, and Role of G20 countries

 

Chair: Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER

Panel:

• Thomas Fues, Senior Researcher & Head of Training Department, GDI, Bonn [Download Presentation]
• Anita George, Managing Director, South Asia, CDPQ

• Ritu Mathur, Director,  Green Growth & Resource Efficiency Division, TERI, Delhi

 

12:00-12:15

Tea/Coffee Break

12:15-13:15

Session 7: Transfer Pricing: The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project and Beyond

 

Chair: Rajiva Ranjan Singh, Member( Retd), CBDT, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

Panel:

• Sanjay Kumar,  Senior Adviser, Deloitte India

• Akhilesh Ranjan, CCIT (International Taxation),  Ministry of Finance, Government of India  

• Ashutosh Dixit, Partner, BMR Legal, Gurgaon

13:15-13:30

Concluding Remarks and the Way Forward

Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER

13:30

Lunch

 

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