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Conference on India and China’s Role in International Trade and Finance and Global Economic Governance
Organised by 
Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
New Delhi, India
Jacaranda II, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
December 6-7, 2007

Session details, presentation and papers are available in downloadable format.
December 6, 2007
Welcome and Inaugural Address
Welcome: Rajiv Kumar 
Director & CE, ICRIER
Introduction to the Conference: Barry Eichengreen, University of California, Berkeley
Inaugural Address: H.E. Bernd M�tzelburg, German Ambassador to India
Vote of Thanks: J�rg Wolff, Resident Representative to India, KAS
Session I : China and India in the Global Economy
Chair: Shankar Acharya, Member, Board of Governors of ICRIER & Chairman, Kotak             Mahindra Bank
  • Barry Bosworth, The Brookings Institution and Susan Collins, Georgetown University : Trading with Asia’s Giants 
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    Discussant: Przemek Kowalski, OECD

  • Alan Heston, University of Pennsylvania : What Can Be Learned About the Economies of China and India from the Results of Purchasing Power Comparisons?
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    Discussant: Surjit Bhalla, Oxus Investments

  • Franklin Allen, University of Pennsylvania, Rajesh Chakrabarti, Georgia Tech, Sankar De, Indian School of Business, Jun �QJ� Qian,  Boston College and Meijun Qian, National University of Singapore: The Financial System Capacities in China and India
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    Discussant: David Cowen, IMF 

  • Sebastian G. Paust, ADB: Financial and Monetary Integration in the Asian Region
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    Discussant: Eswar Prasad, Cornell University

Session II:  Challenges for Growth in India, China
Chair:  Suman K. BeryDirector General, NCAER
  • Sergey Paltsev, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and John Reilly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: China and India in Energy Markets and its Implications for Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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    Shingling Lin, School of Economics, Peking University
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  • Bart Van Ark, University of Groningen, Utsav Kumar, The Conference Board, NY, Abdul Azeez Erumban, University of Groningen: Cost Competitiveness of Indian and Chinese Manufacturing
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    Discussant: Barry Bosworth, The Brookings Institution

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  • Catherine Co, University of Nebraska, Fanying Kong, Midland Lutheran College, Fremont, Nebraska and Shingling Lin, School of Economics, Peking University: Pollution Across Chinese Provinces
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    Discussant: Sergey Paltsev, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
December 7, 2007
Session III: Sustainability of Growth in India and China
Chair: Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, ICRIER 


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