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Conference on Financial Globalisation and Domestic Financial Sector Development in South and Central Asia

November 22-23, 2007
Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi
Session details, presentation and papers are available in downloadable format.
November 22, 2007
Inaugural Session
Words of Welcome: Rajiv Kumar
Director & CE, ICRIER
Special Address: Andreas Pfeil
Head, Economic Cooperation and Development, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Overview of the conference : Günther Taube                      
Session I: Financial Globalisation and Domestic Financial Sector Development - Implications for Monetary Policy
Chair: Rajiv Kumar
Director & CE, ICRIER
Participants: Rakesh Mohan
Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
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Dietrich Schönwitz

Professor, Deutsche Bundesbank
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H.N. Thenuwara

Assistant Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
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Pierre Siklos

Professor, Wilfred Laurier University, Canada
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Session II: Global Integration of the Financial System and Domestic Financial Sector Liberalisation – Analytical Issues
Chair: K. P. Krishnan
Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
Participants: Priya Basu
Lead Economist, Finance and Private Sector, South Asia Region, The World Bank
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Vivek Moorthy

Professor, IIM Bangalore
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Martin Bohl
Professor, University of Münster, Germany
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November 23, 2007
Session III: Financial Inclusion - A Key Challenge for Financial Sector Development
Chair: Ashok Kumar Paudel
Deputy Director, Banks & Financial Institutions Regulation Department,Nepal Rastra Bank
Participants: Elaine Kempson
Professor, University of Bristol, and Member of the Social Security Advisory Committee, HM Treasury Financial Inclusion Taskforce, Great Britain
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Niclaus Bergmann

German Savings Bank Foundation for International Cooperation
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A. Ramanathan

Chief General Manager, Micro Credit Department, NABARD
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Mandira Sarma

Fellow, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations
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Session IV: Effects of Basel II on Regulatory Aspects of Central Banking in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries
Chair Günther Taube
Head of Department, InWEnt – Capacity Building International, Germany
Participants: Ramon Moreno
Head, Emerging Market Issues, Bank of International Settlements
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Ricardo Gottschalk

Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
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D. Ravishankar

Director, Risk Solution, Asia Pacific, Standard & Poor’s
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Naba Gopal Banik

General Manager, Banking Regulation & Policy Department, Bangladesh Bank
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Peter Spicka

Senior Advisor for Banking and Financial Supervision, Deutsche Bundesbank
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