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Ninth Annual NBER Conference
Organized by ICRIER
January 13 – 15, 2008
January 13, 2008
Session I: The India Session
Chair Isher Judge Ahluwalia, ICRIER
Panel : P. Chidambaram, Minister of Finance
Montek Singh Aluwalia, Planning Commission
Discussant : Shankar N. Acharya, ICRIER
Chair Martin Feldstein, NBER
Panel : Montek Singh Aluwalia, Planning Commission
Discussant : Shankar N. Acharya, ICRIER
Session II: US & the World Economy
Chair Kapil Sibal, Minister of Science and Technology
Panel : Martin Feldstein, NBER
Rakesh Mohan, RBI
Discussant : Raghuram Rajan, NBER
Session III: Trade and Competitiveness
Chair Uday Kotak, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
Panel : Gopal Pillai, Ministry of Commerce
Discussant : Takatoshi Ito, NBER
Elhanan Helpman, NBER
January 14, 2008
Session IV: Political Economy of Reforms
Chair T.N Ninan, Business Standard
Panel : Manvendra Singh, BJP
Naveen Jindal, INC
B. J. Panda, BJD
Discussant : Pratap Bhanu Mehta, CPR
Brian Knight, NBER
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Session V: State Session: Haryana
Chair Rajiv Kumar, ICRIER
Speech: Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Chief Minister, Haryana
Presentation: “Haryana : Challenges in Agriculture, Education and Infrastructure” – By Rajeev Arora, MD, HSIIDC
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Prespectives form Government of Inda : Kirit S. Parikh, Planning Commission
Perspectives from Private Sector : Sanjeev K. Asthana, RIL
Sunil K. Munjal, Hero Group
Session VI: What Ails Indian Agriculture?
Chair Shankar Acharya, ICRIER
Panel : Abhijit Sen, Planning Commission
Ashok Gulati, IFPRI
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Tushaar Shah, IWMI, Colombo
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V.S. Vyas, Institute of Development Studies
Discussant : Surjit S. Bhalla, Oxus Investments
Gary Libecap , NBER
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Session VII: International Capital Markets and Exchange
Chair Suman Bery, NCAER
Panel : Takatoshi Ito, NBER
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Elhanan Helpman, NBER
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Michael Dooley, NBER
January 15, 2008
Session VIII: Educational Reforms in India
Chair Katherine Baicker, Harvard University
Panel : B. S. Baswan, IIPA
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Sushma Berlia, Education Promotion Society of India
Karthik Muralidharan, NBER
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Discussant : Gurcharan Das
Session IX: Fiscal Issues in the United States
Chair M. Govinda Rao, NIPFP
Panel : Alan Auerbach, NBER
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Katherine Baicker, Harvard University
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