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Back Matter

Author(s):
Boriana Yontcheva, Peter Isard, Leslie Lipschitz, and Alex Mourmouras
Published Date:
April 2006
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    Seminar Program

    Monday, March 14

    Opening Ceremony

    • Introduction

    • Abdoulaye Bio-Tchané, Director, African Department, IMF

    • Welcoming Remarks

    • Luisa Dias Diogo, Prime Minister, Republic of Mozambique

    Session I

    Aid, Growth, and Poverty Reduction

    What Should Aid Be Trying To Achieve? How Good Is The Record?

    • Chair

    • Peter Heller, Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

    • Paper on Aid and Growth

    • Steven Radelet, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

    • Paper on Aid and Poverty Alleviation

    • Aart Kraay, Senior Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank

    • Discussant

    • Arvind Subramanian, Division Chief, Research Department, IMF

    • General Discussion

    Luncheon Address

    • Gudrun Kochendörfer-Lucius, Managing Director, Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung (InWEnt)

    Session II

    Aid Absorption

    Recognizing and Avoiding Macroeconomic Hazards

    • Chair

    • Anupam Basu, Deputy Director, African Department, IMF

    • Analytical Overview Paper

    • David Bevan, Fellow of St. John’s College and Research Associate, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford

    • Case Study

    • Andrew Berg, Division Chief, Policy Development and Review Department, IMF

    • Case Study

    • Mark Sundberg, Lead Economist, Development Policy, World Bank

    • Discussant

    • Alan Gelb, Director, Development Policy, World Bank

    • General Discussion

    Dinner Address

    • Charles Soludo, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

    Tuesday, March 15

    Session III

    Exogenous Inflows and Real Exchange Rates

    Theoretical Quirk or Empirical Reality?

    • Chair

    • T. N. Srinivasan, Samuel C. Park, Jr. Professor of Economics, Yale University

    • Paper

    • Christopher Adam, Research Associate, Centre for the Study of African Economies, and University Lecturer in Development Economics, Fellow of St. Cross College, University of Oxford

    • General Discussion

    Session IV

    Aid, Volatility, and Stabilization Policy.

    Does Aid Smooth Absorption or Exacerbate Shocks?

    Reliability and Counter-Cyclicality

    • Chair

    • Catherine Pattillo, Senior Economist, African Department, IMF

    • Paper

    • Aleš Bulíř, Senior Economist, Policy Development and Review Department, IMF

    • General Discussion

    SESSION V

    Aid, Debt, and Fiscal Policy

    • Chair

    • Nancy Birdsall, President, Center for Global Development

    • Paper

    • Bikas Joshi, Economist, Policy Development and Review Department, IMF

    • General Discussion

    Luncheon Address

    • Donald Kaberuka, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Rwanda

    SESSION VI

    Aid, Governance, and the Political Economy

    • Chair

    • Paul Isenman, Head, Development Policy Division, Development Cooperation Directorate, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    • Paper

    • Arvind Subramanian, Assistant Director, Research Department, IMF

    • General Discussion

    SESSION VII

    Roundtable Discussion

    • Chair

    • Leslie Lipschitz, Director, IMF Institute, IMF

    • Panelists

    • Goodall Gondwe, Minister of Finance, Malawi

    • Peter Grant, Director, Europe, Trade and International Financial Institutions Division, Department for International Development (DFID)

    • Charles Soludo, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

    • T.N. Srinivasan, Samuel C. Park, Jr. Professor of Economics, Yale University

    • General Discussion

    List of Participants and Observers*

    Adam, Christopher

    • University Lecturer and Research Associate, Center for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford

    Ashong, Samuel Niinoi

    • Minister of State for Economic Planning, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Ghana

    Bakary, Semiou

    • Director of Debt Operations, Ministry of Finance, Benin

    Basu, Anupam

    • Deputy Director, African Department, IMF

    Berg, Andrew

    • Division Chief, Policy Development and Review Department, IMF

    Bevan, David

    • Research Associate, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford

    Bio-Tchané, Abdoulaye

    • Director, African Department, IMF

    Birdsall, Nancy

    • President, Center for Global Development, Washington, D.C.

    Bojang, Karamo

    • Permanent Secretary, Department of State for Finance and Economic Affairs, The Gambia

    Bosten, Emmy

    • Office of the IMF Resident Representative, Mozambique

    Bulíx0159;, Aleš

    • Senior Economist, Policy Development and Review Department, IMF

    Calu, Massiquina

    • Office of the IMF Resident Representative, Mozambique

    Chambuca, Anabela

    • Economist, Public Debt Department, Mozambique

    Chang, Manuel

    • Minister of Finance, Mozambique

    Cisse, Hamza A.

    • Director, President’s Cabinet, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Burkina Faso

    Couto, Pedro

    • Director, Studies Cabinet, Mozambique

    Crowards, Tom

    • Economic Adviser, Macroeconomic Growth Team, Policy Division, DFID, United Kingdom

    Dauda, Joseph Bandabla

    • Minister of Finance, Sierra Leone

    De Abreu, Antonio Pinto

    • Administrator, Banco de Mozambique

    De Lima, Pedro

    • Senior Economist, European Investment Bank

    De Sousa, Amilcar

    • Third Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mozambique

    De Sousa, Clara

    • Administrator, Banco de Mozambique

    Diogo, Luisa Dias

    • Prime Minister, Mozambique

    Gelb, Alan

    • Director for Development Policy, World Bank

    Gondwe, Goodall E.

    • Minister of Finance, Malawi

    Grant, Peter

    • Director, International Division, DFID, United Kingdom

    Guereneia, Aiuba

    • Minister of Development and Planning, Mozambique

    Hadorn, Adrian

    • Ambassador of Switzerland to Mozambique

    Heller, Peter

    • Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

    Isard, Peter

    • Senior Advisor, IMF Institute

    Isenman, Paul

    • Chief of Policy Coordination Division, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, France

    Itsede, Chris

    • Director General, West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management, Nigeria

    Jatta, Famara L.

    • Governor, Central Bank of The Gambia

    Joshi, Bikas

    • Economist, Policy Development and Review Department, IMF

    Kaberuka, Donald

    • Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Rwanda

    Karimoune, Kassoum

    • Director of Economic Forecasting, Ministry of Finance, Niger

    Keita, Margaret

    • Secretary of State, Department of State for Finance and Economic Affairs, The Gambia

    Kerow, Billow

    • Economics Spokesman, Kenyan African National Union

    Kitay, Mavuela Ma

    • Director of the Treasury, Congo, Dem. Rep. of

    Kochendörfer-Lucius, Gudrun

    • Managing Director, InWEnt, Germany

    Kraay, Aart

    • Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank

    Krueger, Thomas

    • Senior Advisor, African Department, IMF

    Laice, Antonio

    • Director, National Treasury Directorate, Mozambique

    Lipschitz, Leslie

    • Director, IMF Institute

    Loforte, Thelma

    • Domain Manager, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

    Loum, Lamine

    • Former Prime Minister, Senegal

    Lucas, Isaltina

    • Director, Economic Division, National Treasury Directorate, Mozambique

    Maleiane, Adriano

    • Governor, Bank of Mozambique

    Manu, Essimbo Numayeme

    • National Committee for Monitoring Economic Reforms, Congo, Dem. Rep. of

    Martin, Matthew

    • Debt Relief International

    Maruping, Mothae

    • Executive Director, Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa, Zimbabwe

    Masawe, Joseph

    • Senior Advisor to Executive Director, IMF

    Massangai, Felix

    • Senior Technician, International Relations Section, Public Debt Department, Mozambique

    Mausse, Argentina

    • Director, International Cooperation Division, National Treasury Directorate, Mozambique

    Meyer, Ronald

    • Head of Cooperation, German Embassy in Mozambique

    Mourmouras, Alex

    • Deputy Division Chief, IMF Institute

    Musokotwane, Situmbeko

    • Secretary of the Treasury, Ministry of Finance and National Planning, Zambia

    Nhalidede, Angelo

    • Economist, Public Debt Department, Mozambique

    Njankuou Lamere, Daniel

    • Minister Delegated, in Charge of Programs, Ministry of Finance, Cameroon

    Nsubuga, David

    • Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Uganda

    Okleirigh, Earnan

    • Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland

    Patel, Yasmin

    • Senior Advisor, Executive Director’s Office, IMF

    Pattillo, Catherine

    • Senior Economist, African Department, IMF

    Paulo, Manuel

    • Chief, International Cooperation Department, Mozambique

    Rabiou, Albert Boura

    • Department of Economic Policy, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Burkina Faso

    Radelet, Steven

    • Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development, Washington, D.C.

    Sandhop, Carsten

    • Director, KfW Office, Mozambique

    Sanou, Bolo

    • Director, International Relations Division, Research Department, Central Bank of West African States, Senegal

    Santos, Otília

    • Director, Public Debt Division, National Treasury Directorate, Mozambique

    Soludo, Charles

    • Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

    Srinivasan, T. N.

    • Samuel C. Park, Jr. Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Yale University

    Subramanian, Arvind

    • Division Chief, Research Department, IMF

    Sulemane, Jose

    • Director, National Directorate of Planning and Budget, Mozambique

    Sumar, Isabel

    • Chief, Foreign Debt Department, Mozambique

    Sundberg, Mark

    • Economist, Development Economics, World Bank

    Taube, Gunther

    • Department Head, InWEnt, Germany

    Toure, Bassary

    • Former Minister of Finance, Mali

    Vanden Broeke, Simon

    • Economic Adviser, Office of DFID, Mozambique

    Wagué, Sambou

    • Technical Advisor, Economic Reform Programs, Ministry of Finance, Mali

    Yao Sahi, Kablan

    • National Director, Central Bank of West African States, Côte d’Ivoire

    Yontcheva, Boriana

    • Economist, IMF Institute

    Zongo, Tertius

    • Ambassador of Burkina Faso to the United States

    Titles and affiliates are those that were in effect at the time of the seminar (March 2005). The list does not include observers who did not register for the seminar.

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