Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

03 Dec 2009

India-OECD Symposium: Global Economic Prospects and the Indian Economy
 
Co-organised by OECD and ICRIER
Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, India

December 3, 2009 (Thursday)

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

Dr. C. Rangarajan, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India

  • Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD
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  • ROUND I: GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS and the Indian Economy   
  •  Chair: Mr. Richard A. Boucher, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD  

Key speakers:

  • Mr. Jean-Luc Schneider, Deputy Director, Policy Studies Branch, OECD Economics Department
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  • Ms. Usha Thorat, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India  
    [ download presentation 
  • Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER 
  • Mr. Ken Ash, Director, OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate 
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This round was focused on:

  • Latest macroeconomic, labour market and structural policy developments in OECD and major non-OECD countries;
  • Longer-term implications and likely changes in the world economic landscape after the crisis;
  • The effect of the crisis on India’s economy and India’s perspective on the global economy;
  • The trade and economic effects of the responses to the crisis in OECD and major non-OECD countries;
  • International cooperation mechanisms to fight trade protectionism.

       
ROUND II: PANEL DISCUSSION ON RESPONSES TO THE CHANGING WORLD ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE   

  • Chair: H. E. Antonio Armellini, Italian Ambassador to the OECD and former Italian Ambassador to India  

Panellists

  • Ambassador Shankar Bajpai, Former Ambassador to Pakistan, China and the U.S. and Former Secretary of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs
  • Mr. Ashok Dasgupta, Deputy Editor, The Hindu 
  • Mr. Anjan Roy, Advisor for Economic Affairs and Research, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce
  • Dr. Rolf Alter, Director, OECD Governance Directorate

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