Events

Emerging Global Challenges and Development Strategies in South Asia

July 12, 2019

MC C1-100, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA

  • The South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM), a leading think-tank of South Asia, and the World Bank will host the Third SANEM-World Bank North America Discussion Forum 2019. The core objective of this event is to promote quality economic research among academicians, policy advocates, researchers, students and young aspiring economists living in the North American region as well as in other parts of the globe. The theme for this year’s discussion will be centered around emerging global challenges and development strategies in South Asia.

    Papers on the following topics will be presented and discussed:

    • Emerging challenges in global trade and implications for South Asia
    • Challenges of financing inclusive development in South Asia
    • Structural transformation in South Asia
    • Challenges for industrialization in South Asia
    • Labor market, employment and demographic challenges in South Asia
    • Macroeconomic policies in South Asia in the context of emerging global challenges
    • Social policies in South Asia in the context of emerging global challenges
    • Environment policies in South Asia in the context of emerging global challenges
  • 09.00 AM – 09.30 AM:            Registration

    09.30 AM:                               Welcome        

    09.45 AM – 10.15 AM:            Keynote address by Hans Timmer, Chief Economist- South Asia

    10.15 AM – 11.30 AM:            Session 1: Global Trade Scenarios

    11.45 AM – 01.00 PM:            Session 2: Trade and Investment

    01.30 PM – 03.00 PM:            Session 3: Labor Market, Social Capital

    03.15 PM – 04.45 PM:            Session 4: Challenges of Social Sector

    04.45 PM:                                Closing

EVENT

  • WHEN: Friday, July 12, 2019; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • WHERE: MC C1-100, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA
  • RSVP: Kindly RSVP by Thursday, July 11, 2019
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