Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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Conference on Moving Out of Poverty
 
Jointly organized by ICRIER with The World Bank

May 26, 2008
Venue: ASSOCHAM House, 47, Prithviraj Road

 
Session details, presentation and papers are available in downloadable format.
SESSION I: MOVING OUT OF POVERTY
Chair: Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER
Panelists: Dr. Deepa Narayan, Senior Adviser, World Bank
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Dr. Arjun Sengupta, Chairman, National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector

Dr. Isabel Guerrero, Country Director India, World Bank

Session II: MOVING OUT OF POVERTY: ROLE OF DEMOCRACY
Chair: Prof. Abhijit Sen, Member, Planning Commission
Panelists: Dr. Binayak Sen, Senior Economist, World Bank
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Dr. Ashutosh Varshney, Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan

Mr. Ajay Mehta, Executive Director, National Foundation for India

Dr. Bina Agarwal, Professor of Economics, Institute of Economic Growth , Delhi
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Session III: MOVING OUT OF POVERTY: ROLE OF PRIVATE SECTOR AND CIVIL SOCIETY
Chair: Mr. Yogesh C. Deveshwar, Chairman, ITC Ltd.
Panelists: Prof. Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, Centre for Policy Dialogue

Ms. Soumya Kapoor, Consultant, World Bank
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Mr. Arun Maira, Chairman, Boston Consulting Group India

Dr. Rukmani Banerji, North India Director, Pratham
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Ms. Renana Jhabvala, President, SEWA Bharat

Closing Comments: Prof. Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, Centre for Policy Dialogue

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