Emerging Economies During and After the Great Recession

Thursday 26 March 2015
St Catharine's College, Cambridge, UK
(all sessions in the Senior Combination Room (SCR))



09.00 Registration and coffee

09.30


Session 1:
Chair: Prof Terry Barker, Founder of the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics, Chairman of Cambridge Econometrics, and Departmental Senior Fellow in the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

Prof Philip Arestis, University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
and Prof Malcolm Sawyer, Professor of Economics, University of Leeds
Main and Contributory Causes of the Great Recession
(Powerpoint presentation 230kb)

Prof Howard Stein, Center for Afro-American and African Studies, University of Michigan
Africa and the Great Recession: The Dynamics of Growth Sustainability
(Powerpoint presentation 1.5Mb)


11.00

Coffee

11.30


Session 2:
Chair: Prof Malcolm Sawyer (see above)

Dr Yiannis Kitromilides, Associate Member, Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy
Arab Countries in Transition in the Aftermath of the Great Recesssion: The Policy Options
(Powerpoint presentation 101kb)

Prof Luiz Fernando de Paula, University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
and Professor Fernando Ferrari Filho, Department of Economics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and CNPq Researcher (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development)
The Impact of the Great Recession and Policy Responses in Latin America
(Powerpoint presentation 339kb)


13.00

Lunch

14.00


Session 3:

Chair: Prof Philip Arestis (see above)

Dr Ahmad Seyf, Senior Lecturer in International Global Business, European Business School London, Regent's Business School London
The Emerging Market Economies and the Great Recession
(Powerpoint presentation 825kb)

Dr Dic Lo, Reader in Economics, China Institute, SOAS, University of London
Beyond Rebalancing: China’s State-led Development and the Great Recession
(Powerpoint presentation 180kb)


15.30

Coffee

16.00


Session 4:

Chair: Prof Philip Arestis (see above)

Prof Nigel Allington, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, and Prof John McCombie, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
An Eastern European Perspective on the Financial Crisis and Poland's Exceptionalism
(Powerpoint presentation 230kb)

Dr Cem Oyvat, Lecturer, University of Greenwich
and Prof Özlem Onaran, Professor of Workforce and Economic Development Policy at the University of Greenwich.
The Political Economy of Inequality, Redistribution and Recent Boom-Bust Cycles in Turkey
(Powerpoint presentation 386kb)


17.30

 


end of conference

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