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2004 Macro Research Seminars and Bank/IMF Joint Seminars

This is a list of 2004 seminars on macroeconomics and growth organized by the World Bank's Development Research Group.  More recent listings, including upcoming events.  For previous seminars please click here.

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December 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Dec. 16

The Business Environment And Comparative
Advantage In Africa: Evidence From The Investment
Climate Data

Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Benn Eifert
(World Bank) 
Alan Gelb and
Vijaya
Ramachandran
(World Bank)
Dec. 9Growth Effects Of Exchange-Rate Regimes
and Capital-Account Liberalization
  
Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Assaf Razin
(Cornell Univ) 
Yona Rubinstein
(Tel-Aviv Univ. 
& CEPR)
Dec. 2

New Evidence On The Development Impact
of Trade Liberalization

Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Yvonne M. Tsikata
(World Bank) 
Yothin Jinjarak
(World Bank) and
Gonzalo Salinas
(World Bank &
Oxford Univ. )
Dec. 1Democracy, Credibility and ClientelismMacro and Growth
Seminar Series
Philip Keefer
(World Bank)
with Razvan Vlaicu
(Northwestern Univ.) 

 

November 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Nov. 30

World Market Integration Through The Lens of
Foreign Direct Investors

Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Luis Servén
(World Bank)
Norman Loayza
(World Bank) and 
Rui Albuquerque
(Univ. Rochester)
Nov. 18

What Determines Long-Run Macroeconomics
Stability? Democratic Institutions

Joint Bank/
Fund Research
Seminar
Arvind Subramanian
(IMF) 
Shanker Satyanath
(NYU)
Nov. 11Institutional Quality And International TradeMacro and Growth
Seminar Series
Andrei A. Levchenko
(IMF)

 

October 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Oct. 28Emerging Market Business Cycles: The Cycle Is
the Trend
Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Mark Aguiar
(Federal Reserve
Bank of Boston) 
Gita Gopinath
(Univ.Of Chicago)
Oct. 21The Politics Of Sustaining Growth In The Arab
World: Getting Democracy Right
Joint Bank/
Fund Research
Seminar
Ibrahim Elbadawi
(World Bank)
Oct. 14Trade Liberalization And The Politics of
Financial Development 
Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Claudio Raddatz
(World Bank)

 

September 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Sep. 16

When It Rains, It Pours: Procyclical Capital Flows
and Macroeconomic Policies

Joint Bank/
Fund Research
Seminar
Carlos A. Végh
(IMF)

 

July 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Jul. 22

Investment In Influence And Political Alternation:
Evidence From Transition Countries
(Paper Available)

Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Karla Hoff 
(World Bank)
Branko Milanovic
(World Bank) 
Shale Horowitz
Jul. 15

Insurance Value Of International Reserves:
An Option Pricing Approach

Joint Bank/
Fund Research
Seminar
Jaewoo Lee
(IMF)

 

June 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Jun. 10

Aid/Debt/Relief

Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Peter Henry
(Stanford)
Jun. 3Capital Accumulation and Growth:
A New Look at the Empirical Evidence
Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Fabio Schiantarelli
(Boston College)

 

May 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

May 29The Rise Of The Regulatory StateMacro and Growth
Seminar Series
Ed Glaeser
(Harvard) 
Andrei Schleifer
(Harvard)
May 20Entry of Foreign Firms In China:
Market Potential, Supplier Access,
and Trade Costs
Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Mary Amiti
(IMF) 
Beata Smarzynska
Javorcik
(World Bank)
May 13Infrastructure, Public Education, and
Growth with Congestion Costs
Joint Bank/
Fund Research
Seminar
Pierre-Richard Agenor
(World Bank)

 

April 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Apr. 29Financial Crises And Political CrisesMacro and Growth
Seminar Series
Roberto Chang
(Rutgers University)
Apr. 22

Institutional and Non-Institutional Explanations
of Economic Differences

Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Ken Sokoloff
(UCLA)
Apr. 20Macroeconomic Effects of Pension
Reform In Chile
Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
(Central Bank of Chile)
Vittorio Corbo
Apr. 15Debt and Firm Vulnerability Joint Bank/
Fund Research
Seminar
Jack Glen
(World Bank)
 
Apr. 8The Regulation of Labor Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Simeon Djankov (World Bank) 
Juan Botero 
Florencio Lopez-
De-Silanes
(Yale Univ.)
Rafael La Porta  Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)

 

March 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Mar. 25

On The Effects Of Trade Liberalization

Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Romain Wacziarg
(Stanford Graduate
School of Business)
Mar. 18The Quality Effect: Does Financial Liberalization
Improve the Allocation of Capital?
Joint Bank/
Fund Research
Seminar
Kenichi Ueda
(IMF) 
Abdul Abiad
Nienke Oomes
(IMF)

 

February 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Feb. 26Winners and Losers of Tax Competition
In The European Union
Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Enrique Mendoza
(Univ. of Maryland)
Feb. 19World Market Integration Through the Lens
of Foreign Direct Investors
Joint Bank/
Fund Research
Seminar
Luis Servén
(World Bank)
Rui Albuquerque
(University of Rochester) 
Norman Loayza
(World Bank)

 

January 2004

Date

Event

Type

Participants

Jan. 22The Determinants Of Institutions, Openness,
and Income
Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Roberto Rigobón
Dani Rodrik
Jan. 8The Quantity and Quality of Life and the
Evolution of World Inequality
Macro and Growth
Seminar Series
Rodrigo Soares
(Univ. of MD)

 




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