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Program IAMO Forum 2011

Thursday, June 23

8:00

Registration

10:00 

Opening/Welcome

Thomas Glauben, IAMO

10:15

Plenary Session
Growth and Development in the BRICs - General Lessons Learned

Chair: Rolf Langhammer, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Presentations:

12:00

Lunch Break

13:00

Parallel Session 1

Group A: Agricultural Land Use

Chair: Michael Grings, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Presentations:

Group B: Economic Growth and Sustainability

Chair: Rainer Thiele, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Presentations:

14:30

Coffee Break

14:45

Invited Session: Africa and BRIC-Countries: Win-win Situation?

Chair: Awudu Abdulai, University of Kiel

Presentations:

  • Growth, Inequality, and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries: Recent Global Evidence
    Augustin K. Fosu, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research
  • Factors Affecting Economic Growth in Africa: Any Lessons from the Soaring Dragon (China)?
    John C. Anyanwu, African Development Bank
  • Leveraging Development Partnerships with the BRICs for Achievement of Africa’s Millennium Development Goals
    Adusei Jumah, United Nations Development Program

16:30

Coffee Break

16:45

Parallel Session 2

Group C: Rural Development

Chair: Marina Gruševaja, Halle Institute for Economic Research
   
Presentations:

Group D: Beyond BRICs

Chair: Stephan Brosig, IAMO

Presentations:

Group E: Productivity and Efficiency

Chair: Yanjie Zhang, IAMO

Presentations:

19:00

Welcome Reception: Schloss Schkopau

Welcome: Ramona Teuber, IAMO

Presentation

  • Infectious Diseases - a World-Wide Challenge for Research and Politics
    Jörg Hacker, National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Friday, June 24

9:30

Opening/Welcome

Thomas Glauben, IAMO

9:45

Plenary Session
Food Security and Sustainable Development – Experiences from the BRICs

Chair: Manfred Wiebelt, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Presentations:

11:45

Lunch Break

13:00

Parallel Session 3

Group F: Financial and Food Crisis

Chair: Michael Kopsidis, IAMO

Presentations:

Group G: Global Wheat Market

Chair: Rico Ihle, University of Göttingen

Presentations:

  • Does the Changing Wheat Export Volume in Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine Influence the Price Volatility on the International Markets?
    Gábor Kemény, József Fogarasi, Tibor Varga, Orsolya Tóth, Kristóf Tóth
  • How Did Policy Interventions in Wheat Export Markets in Russia and Ukraine during the Food Crisis 2007/2008 Influence World Market Price Transmission?
    Linde Götz, Thomas Glauben, Bernhard Brümmer
  • Wheat Trade – Does Russia Price Discriminate Across Export Destinations?
    Zsombor Pall, Oleksandr Perekhozhuk, Ramona Teuber, Thomas Glauben

Group H: International Trade I

Chair: Ildiko Lajtos, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Presentations:

14:30

Coffee Break

14:45

Parallel Session 4

Group I: International Trade II: Focus Agriculture

Chair: Dmitry Kamenev, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Presentations:


Group J: Business Strategies and Consumer Behaviour

Chair: Norbert Hirschauer, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Presentations:

16:15 

Conference Closing

Inna Levkovych, IAMO

18:00

Farewell Party at IAMO


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