International Conference on International Money and Developing Countries: Theoretical and Policy Issues in the Current Context Organised by IDEAs at Muttukadu, Tamil Nadu, India, 16-19 December 2002.

The IDEAs conference in Chennai, India on “International Money and Developing Countries: Theoretical and Policy Issues in the Current Context” looked into the nature and workings of current capitalism as a world system and into the policy alternatives which are more appropriate to the needs of developing countries than the standard neo-liberal prescriptions.

Conference Summary

Papers presented in the conference

The papers are in PDF format.

Capital Account Liberalization, Free Long-Term Capital Flows,Financial Crises and Economic Development.
Ajit Singh (Size : 304 Kb, App. Download Time : 3 mins @ 28 kbps)

The Recent Crisis of the Argentine Economy: Some Elements and Background.
Arturo O’Connell (Size : 1.02 Mb, App. Download Time : 12 mins @ 28 kbps)

Trade and Financial Liberalization and its effects on Growth, Employment and Income Distribution in Latin American.
Carlos Aguiar de Medeiros (Size : 274 Kb, App. Download Time : 3 mins @ 28 kbps)

New Financial Structures, Transmission Mechanisms and Deflation in the Global Economy.
C.P. Chandrasekhar (Size : 369 Kb, App. Download Time : 4 mins @ 28 kbps)

Behind the 2000/2001 Turkish Crisis. Stability, Credibility, and Governance, for Whom?
Erinc Yeldan (Size : 238 Kb, App. Download Time : 3 mins @ 28 kbps)

From ‘Static’ Gold to the Floating Dollar.
Franklin Serrano (Size : 197 Kb, App. Download Time : 2 mins @ 28 kbps)

Employment-Oriented Central Bank Policy in an Integrated World Economy: A Reform Proposal for South Africa.
Gerald Epstein (Size : 110 Kb, App. Download Time : 2 mins @ 28 kbps)

Independent or Irrelevant? Notes on the Political Economy of Central Banking in the Brave New World.
Jayati Ghosh (Size : 167 Kb, App. Download Time : 2 mins @ 28 kbps)

Reflections on Currency Crises. 
Korkut Erturk (Size : 212 Kb, App. Download Time : 2 mins @ 28 kbps)

External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil.
Lance Taylor 
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The Theory of Money and World Capitalism.
Prabhat Patnaik (Size : 134 Kb, App. Download Time : 2 mins @ 28 kbps)

Has India Gained From Capital Account Liberalisation? Private Capital Flows and the Indian Economy in the 1990s.
Sushil Khanna (Size : 299 Kb, App. Download Time : 3 mins @ 28 kbps)

Maladjusted African Economies and Globalisation. 
Thandika Mkandawire (Size : 376 Kb, App. Download Time : 4 mins @ 28 kbps)

List of Participants

Ajit Singh 
Faculty of Economics and Politics
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Alex Izurieta 
Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Judge Institute of management, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Arturo O’ Connell
Masters Programme in Latin American Integration Universidad de Buenos Aires
Argentina

Abhijit Sen 
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
New Delhi, India

Amiya Bagchi
Institute of Development Studies Kolkata

Anilkumar Mani 
Economic Research Foundation New Delhi, India

Anuradha Seth
SURF, UNDP, Kathmandu

Berahanu Nega
Ethopian Economic Policy Research Institute, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia

Carlos Aguiar Medeiros
Department of Economics Universidad Federal de Rio de Janerio
Rio de Janerio, Brazil

Chin Kok Fay
Strategic Studies and International Relations Programme
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Malaysia

C.P. Chandrasekhar
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) New Delhi, India

Cristina A Morales
Research Associate Action for Economic Reforms Dilman, Quezon City,Philippines

Dr Cui Zhiyuan
East Asian Institute National University of Singapore, Singapore

Debasis Chattoraj 
Research Scholar CESP, JNU New Delhi, India

Ebru Voyvoda 
Department of Economics, FEASS Bilkent University Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey

Erinc Yeldan 
Bilkent University Department of Economics Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey

Errol D’ Souza 
Chairman, Economics Area Indian Institute of Management
Ahmedabad, India

Franklin Serrano 
Department of Economics Universidad Federal de Rio de Janerio, Brazil

Gerald Epstein 
Center for Public Policy and Administration University of Massachusetts
Amherst, USA

Hashemi Rad 
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
New Delhi, India

Dr. Ibrahim Saif 
Center for Strategic Studies  (Economic Studies Unit) University of Jordan
Amman, Jordan

Ira Arlook
New Economy Communications Washington DC, USA

Jayan Jose Thomas 
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India

Jayati Ghosh
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
New Delhi, India

Jerry Maldonado
Initiative for policy Dialogue Columbia University,New York, USA.

Jomo Sundaram
Applied Economics Department University of Malaya Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

Joseph Anthony Y. Lim
Social Development Group Bureau for Development Policy UNDP, New York, USA

Jyotirmay Bhattacharya
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) New Delhi, India

Korkut Ertuk
Dept of Economics University of UTAH Salt Lake City, UTAH, USA

K Murali 
Reasearch and Information Systems (RIS) New Delhi, India

Kiran Moghe 
All India democratic Women’s Association Pune, India

Lance Taylor
Center for Economic Policy Analysis New School University New York, USA

Lee Hwok Aun
Faculty of Economics and Administration University of Malay,Kuala Lampur Malaysia

Madhura Swaminathan 
Sociological Research Unit (SRU) Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata, India

Maitet Diskno
Philippines Centre for Policy Studies University of Philippines Quezon City, Philippines

Manuel F. Montes 
Ford Foundation (Headquarters) New York, USA

Mausumi Das 
Department of Economics Delhi School of Economics New Delhi, India

Maurice Dewulf
UNDP New Delhi, India

Mohan Francis 
Economic Research Foundation New Delhi, India

Mritiunjay Mohanty 
Indian Institute of Management Kolkata, India

N Harilal
Centre for Development Studies Thiruvananthapuram, India

Nirmal Chandra 
Indian Institute of Management,Kolkata

Nilufer Cagatay
Department of Economics University of Utah, Sal Lake City, UTAH,USA

Pallavi Chavan
Reserve Bank of India Mumbai, India

Parthapratim Pal 
Economic Research Foundation New Delhi, India

Prabhat Patnaik
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
New Delhi, India

Prasenjit Bose 
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
New Delhi, India

Praveen Jha 
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
New Delhi, India

Qiyu Tu
Institute of World Economy Shanghai, China

R Ramakumar
Sociological Research Unit (SRU) Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata, India

Rammanohar Reddy
The Hindu Chennai, India

Ranja Sengupta 
Economic Research Foundation New Delhi, India

Ravi Srivastava
Centre for Study of Regional Development SSS I, Jawaharlal Nehru University,New Delhi, India

Reza Mazhari
CESP, School of Social Science –II Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi, India\

Rinku Pegu
Economic Research Foundation New Delhi, India

Ritu Dewan
Department of Economics University of Bombay,Mumbai, India

Rohit
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
New Delhi, India

Sabyasachi Mitra 
Economic Research Foundation New Delhi, India

S K Rao 
Hyderabad, India

Santosh Kumar 
Shri Ram College Of Commerce (SRCC) New Delhi, India

Shari Speigel
University of Columbia New York, USA

Subhalakshmi Sircar
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
New Delhi, India

Smitha Francis
Research Scholar New Delhi, India

Subrata Guha
CESP, SSS II Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) New Delhi, India

Sunanda Sen 
New Delhi, India

Suraj Kumar 
UNDP, New Delhi, India

Suresh Babu
Centre for Development Studies Trivandrum, India

Sushil Khanna
Indian Institute of Management Kolkata, India

Terry McKinley
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bureau for Development Policy
New York, USA

Thandika Mkandawire 
Director, UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) Geneva, Switzerland

Uday Bajekal
Chartered Accountant London

Utsa Patnaik
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) New Delhi, India

V K Ramachandran
Sociological Research Unit (SRU) Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata, India

Venketash Athreya
Bharti Dasan University Tiruchirapalli, India