Political Economy of Emerging Market Countries

Political Economy of Emerging Market Countries:

The Challenges of Developing More Humane Societies

 

Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance, Princeton University

in partnership with 

Georgetown University India Initiative & Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Organizers: Helen V. Milner, Princeton University & Nita Rudra, Georgetown University

 

December 30, 2016 -January 7, 2017
(By invitation only)


Kolkata, Shantiniketan, and New Delhi, India

Conference Itinerary for U.S. participants (pdf)

 

Friday, December 30 (IIM-C, MCHV Building)

9:45-10:05 am

Registration

10:05-10:15 am

Welcome Note, Nita Rudra, Georgetown University

10:15 - 11:45 am

Panel Discussion: Creating Humane Societies: Stakeholders Perspectives

Moderator: AK Sinha, IIM-Calcuta                                              

Supriya Chaudhuri, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Dilip Ghosh, Pratichi Trust, Kolkata

Reena Sen, Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, Kolkata

11:40 am -12:40 pm

Lunch

12:50 - 1:25 pm

Andy Baker, University of Colorado Boulder

 “Is the Informal Sector Politically Different? Answers from Latin America ” (Abstract)

Discussants:
Stephanie Rickard, London School of Economics
Pulapre Balakrishnan, Ashoka University, New Delhi

1:30 – 2:05 pm

Anup SinhaIIM Calcutta

 “Sustainable Development: The Problem of Economic Inequality and a Crude Look at the Whole” (Abstract)

Discussants:
Chiranjib Sen, Azim Premji University, Bangalore
Sarah Hummell, University of Illinois

2:10 - 2: 40 pm

Break

2:40 – 3:15 pm

Kenneth Scheve, Stanford University

"What does the U.K. Want for a Post-Brexit Economic Future"  (Abstract)

Discussants:
Peter Rosendorff, New York University
Partha Ray, IIM Calcutta

3:20 - 3:55 pm

Annapurna Shaw, IIM Calcutta

"The challenges of urbanization in India: Towards a more humane urbanism" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Jean Grossman, Princeton University
Runa Sarkar, IIM Calcutta

4:00-4:35 pm

Nita Rudra, Georgetown University

Helen Milner, Princeton University

"Globalization and the Politics of Informality" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Rajesh Bhattacharya, IIM Calcutta
Ken Scheve, Stanford University

 

 

Monday, January 2nd (Kharimati Resort)

9:20 - 9:55 am

R. Nagraj, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Mumbai

"China’s and India’s Economic Performance after the Financial Crisis: A Comparative Analysis" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Anup Sinha, IIM Calcutta 
Joanne Gowa, Princeton University

10:00 - 10:35 am

Erik Voeten, Georgetown University

"Where is U.S. Multilateral Leadership?" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Stephen Chaudoin, University of Illinois
Biju Paul Abraham, IIM Calcutta

10:40 - 11:15 am

Judy Goldstein, Stanford University

"Trading in the 21st Century: Is there a Role for the WTO?" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Sarbajit Sengupta, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
Ed Mansfield, University of Pennsylvania

11:20  - 11: 55 am

Ashwini Kumar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

"Polymorphic Regimes or Fragmented Leviathans in India?" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Krzysztof Pelc, McGill University
Annapurna Shaw, IIM Calcutta

11:55 am –12:55 pm

Lunch

1:00 - 1:35 pm

Sripad Motiram, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Mumbai

"Social Stratification and Inequality in BRICS" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Emilie Hafner-Burton, University of California, San Diego
Hema Swaminathan, IIM Bangalore

1:40 – 2 pm

Break

2:05 - 2: 40 pm

Dipak Malghan, IIM Bangalore

Hema Swaminathan, IIM Bangalore

"The Contribution of Intra-household Gender Inequality in Earnings to Overall Inequality: Evidence from Global Data, 1973-2013"  (Abstract)

Discussants:
Sarah Brooks, Ohio State University
Achin Chakraborty, Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata

2:45 - 3:20 pm

Dennis Quinn, Georgetown University

"Winners and Losers in International Trade: The Effects on U.S. Presidential Voting" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Gene Grossman, Princeton University
Rajesh Bhattacharya, IIM Calcutta

3:20 - 3:30 pm Break
3:35 - 4:10 pm

Achin Chakraborty, Institute of Development Studies Kolkata

"Intergroup Disparities in Rapidly Growing Economies" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Apurba Chattopadhyay, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
Layna Mosley, University of North Carolina

 

 

Tuesday, January 3rd (Visva Bharati University)

10:00 -10:35 am

Indrani Gupta, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi

Samik Chowdhury, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi

"Universal Health Coverage in BRICS: What can India learn from the BRICS experience?" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Biju Paul Abraham, IIM Calcutta
Sarah Brooks, Ohio State University

10:40 -11:15 am

Meir Alkon, Princeton University

"The Effects of Special Economic Zones: Evidence from India's States" (Abstract)

Discussants:
Partha Ray, IIM Calcutta
Pablo Pinto, University of Houston

12:00 -1:30 pm Lunch
1:35 -3:00 pm

Roundtable: “The Future of Globalization"

Gene Grossman, Princeton University

Helen Milner, Princeton University

R.Nagaraj, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Achin Chakraborty, Institute for Development Studies Kolkata