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Conference on Financial Globalisation and Domestic Financial Sector Development in South and Central Asia

November 22-23, 2007
Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi

Session details, presentation and papers are available in downloadable format.
November 22, 2007
Inaugural Session
Words of Welcome: Rajiv Kumar 
Director & CE, ICRIER
Special Address: Andreas Pfeil
Head, Economic Cooperation and Development, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Overview of the conference : G�nther Taube                       
Session I: Financial Globalisation and Domestic Financial Sector Development – Implications for Monetary Policy
Chair: Rajiv Kumar 
Director & CE, ICRIER
Participants: Rakesh Mohan 
Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
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Dietrich Sch�nwitz 

Professor, Deutsche Bundesbank
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H.N. Thenuwara 

Assistant Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
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Pierre Siklos 

Professor, Wilfred Laurier University, Canada
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Session IIGlobal Integration of the Financial System and Domestic Financial Sector Liberalisation � Analytical Issues
Chair: K. P. Krishnan 
Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
Participants: Priya Basu 
Lead Economist, Finance and Private Sector, South Asia Region, The World Bank
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Vivek Moorthy
Professor, IIM Bangalore
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Martin Bohl 
Professor, University of M�nster, Germany
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November 23, 2007
Session III: Financial Inclusion – A Key Challenge for Financial Sector Development
Chair: Ashok Kumar Paudel 
Deputy Director, Banks & Financial Institutions Regulation Department,Nepal Rastra Bank
Participants: Elaine Kempson 
Professor, University of Bristol, and Member of the Social Security Advisory Committee, HM Treasury Financial Inclusion Taskforce, Great Britain 
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Niclaus Bergmann
German Savings Bank Foundation for International Cooperation 
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A. Ramanathan
Chief General Manager, Micro Credit Department, NABARD 
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Mandira Sarma
Fellow, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations 
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Session IV: Effects of Basel II on Regulatory Aspects of Central Banking in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries
Chair G�nther Taube 
Head of Department, InWEnt � Capacity Building International, Germany 
Participants: Ramon Moreno 
Head, Emerging Market Issues, Bank of International Settlements
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Ricardo Gottschalk
Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
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D. Ravishankar 
Director, Risk Solution, Asia Pacific, Standard & Poor�s 
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Naba Gopal Banik 
General Manager, Banking Regulation & Policy Department, Bangladesh Bank 
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Peter Spicka 
Senior Advisor for Banking and Financial Supervision, Deutsche Bundesbank 
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