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The Need to Rethink Development Economics

  • Date: 7 - 8 Sep 2001
  • Location: Culinam Hotel, 1, Culinam Street, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Speakers: Alexandre R. Barros, C.P. Chandrasekhar, Roy Culpeper, Diane Elson, Jeff Faux, Jayati Ghosh, Susan Joekes, Joseph Anthony Lim , Jerry Maldonado, Kamal Malhotra, Katherine McFate, Guy Mhone, Thandika Mkandawire, Manuel Montes, Machiko Nissanke, Adebayo Olukoshi , Kari Polanyi Levitt, Vladimir Popov, Renee Prendergast, Delphin G. Rwegasira, Gita Sen, Franklin Serrano, Ritu Sharma, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Brian Van Arkadie, Mark Weisbrot, Francis Wilson, Marc Wuyts, Erinc Yeldan
  • Counterpart(s): Ford Foundation (Manuel Montes, Jerry Maldonado)
  • Project Title: Rethinking Development Economics

Friday 7 September 2001


9.30 – 10.30 Opening Session

Welcome remarks and introduction
Thandika Mkandawire and Manuel Montes


10.30 – 12.30 Session One: The Decline of Development Economics
Moderator: Francis Wilson

Speakers: Diane Elson, Jayati Ghosh, Joseph A. Lim, Manuel Montes, Deepak Nayyar, Kari Polanyi Levitt, Jomo K. Sundaram, Brian Van Arkadie, Mark Weisbrot, Erin Yeldan


14.00 – 16.00 Session Two: Intellectual Trends
Moderator: Diane Elson

Speakers: Alexandre R. Barros, C.P. Chandrasekhar, Joseph A. Lim, Kamal Malhotra, Kari Polanyi Levitt, Renee Prendergast, Delphin Rwegasira, Gita Sen, Franklin Serrano, Mark Weisbrot, Marc Wuyts.


16.15 – 18.30 Session Three: New Challenges
Moderator: Gita Sen

Speakers: Roy Culpeper, Diane Elson, Jeff Faux, Susan Joekes, Kamal Malhotra, Guy Mhone, Machiko Nissanke, Adebayo Olukoshi, Vladimir Popov, Renee Prendergast, Ritu Sharma, Jomo K. Sundaram, Brian Van Arkadie, Francis Wilson, Erinc Yeldan.