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GDN CONFERENCE: 2013
 
GDN 14th Annual Global Development Conference –
Inequality, Social Protection and Inclusive Growth

 

Organized by Global Development Network in partnership with
Asian Development Bank (ADB),
East Asian Development Network (EADN), and
Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS)

19-21 June 2013
Asian Development Bank Headquarters, Manila, the Philippines

Global Development Network held its 14th Annual Global Development Conference on 'Inequality, Social Protection and Inclusive Growth' in Manila on 19-21 June 2013. Over 400 participants attended the conference from all over the world including the East Asia region and the Philippines.

Finalists of the Global Development Awards and Medals Competition 2012 presented their work at the conference.

Conference Overview
Conference Program at a Glance

Detailed Conference Program
Keynote Address by H.E. Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III, President of the Republic of the Philippines
Conference Papers and Presentations
Conference in the media

Logistics Information Notes for Local Participants
Logistics Information Notes for Global Participants
Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 Map

Online feature stories on www.gdn.int:
Op-Ed on Manila Conference by Pierre Jacquet, GDN President
Q&A with Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian Development Bank
President of the Republic of the Philippines opens GDN Conference in Manila
AMC 2012 winners' talk about their research and bringing about change
Key Messages from the GDN 2013 Conference

 
Watch Conference trailer

Conference Papers and Presentations

Opening Plenary: Policy Roundtable
19 June 2013 [8:30 AM – 9:45 AM]
Pierre Jacquet (Chair)
Ernest Aryeetey, Inequality, Social Protection and Inclusive Growth (PPT)
Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Inclusive Growth in Africa (PPT)
Santiago Levy, Latin America’s Social Policy Challenge: Education, Social Insurance, Redistribution (Paper)
Changyong Rhee, Inequality, Social Protection and Inclusive Growth (PPT)

Parallel 1.1: Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project
19 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Presentation by Finalists of the 2012 Global Development Awards and Medals Competition
Anupama Jha, Development Pact (PPT)
Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Integrated Biodiversity Conservation, Health and Community Development Around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, SW Uganda (PPT)
Nadia A. Shams, Promoting Infolady for Building Inclusive Information and Knowledge System (PILBIIKS) (PPT)

Parallel 1.2: Sustaining Rapid Growth in South Asia in the Face of the Current Global Financial and Economic Turmoil
19 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Parallel Session organized by the South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI)

Monzur Hossain, Global Commodity Price Volatility and Global Financial Crisis: Impact on the Performance of the Financial Sector in Bangladesh (Paper), (PPT)
Radhicka Kapoor, Inequality Matters (Paper), (PPT)
Manbar Singh Khadka, Global Financial Crisis and Nepalese Economy (Paper), (PPT)
M. Idrees Khawaja, Global Financial Crisis: Policy Implications for Pakistan (Paper), (PPT)
Wijitapure Wimalaratana Thero, Promotion of Agro Tourism in South Asia: A Coping Strategy to Global Economic Crisis (Paper), (PPT)

Parallel 1.3: Inequality of Opportunity and Outcomes in the Arab Region (Roundtable)
19 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Parallel Session organized by Economic Research Forum (ERF)
Ahmed Galal (Chair)
François Bourguignon, Inequality Changes Across the World (PPT)
Rana Hendy, The ERF Open Access Micro Data Initiative (OAMDI) (PPT)
Mustapha K. Nabli, Understanding Inequality and its Implications in the Middle East and North Africa (PPT)

Parallel 1.4: New Approaches to the Measurement of Inequality and Vulnerability in the Crisis
19 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Parallel Session organized by Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw)
Ivana Herceg, A New Cluster-Based Financial Vulnerability Indicator: The Analytical Concept and its Application for Stress Testing in a Post-Socialist Economy (Paper), (PPT)
Mario Holzner, Inequality and the Crisis: A Causal Inference Analysis (Paper), (PPT)
Rustam Ibragimov, Robust Analysis of Income Inequality Dynamics in Russia: t-Statistic Based Approaches (Paper), (PPT)

Parallel 2.1: Investing in Public Infrastructure: An Effective Inclusive Growth Strategy?
19 June 2013 [2:00 PM – 3:30 PM]
Parallel Session organized by Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network
Rachel Reyes, Growth and Distributive Impacts of Public Infrastructure Investments in the Philippines (Paper), (PPT)
Muhammad Zeshan, Public Infrastructure and Economic Growth in Pakistan: A Dynamic CGE-Micro Simulation Analysis (Paper), (PPT)
Yu Mei Zhang, Growth and Distributive Effects of Public Infrastructure Investments in China (Paper), (PPT)

Parallel 2.2: Formal and Informal Insurance in Developing Countries
19 June 2013 [2:00 PM – 3:30 PM]
Parallel Session organized by European Development Research Network (EUDN)
Matthieu Delpierre, The Impact of Index-based Insurance on Informal Risk-Sharing Networks (Paper), (PPT)
Giorgia Giovannetti, Understanding the Impact of Social Protection Programs on Africa's Growth (PPT)
Jean-Philippe Platteau, Understanding and Information Failures in Insurance: Evidence from India (Paper), (PPT)

Parallel 2.3: Addressing Inequality and Poverty through Inclusive Growth and Social Protection Policies in the Pacific Islands
19 June 2013 [2:00 PM – 3:30 PM]
Parallel Session organized by the Oceania Development Network (ODN)
Neelesh Gounder, Inclusive Growth, Income Inequality and Social Protection Policies in the South Pacific (PPT)
Charlotte Taylor, Gender Domestic Violence and Its Big Bite on Small Island States: A Study of Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Paper), (PPT)
Masilina Tuiloa Rotuivaqali, Evaluation of Fiji, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu’s Social Protection Policies post 2008 Global Economic Crisis (Paper), (PPT)

Plenary 2: Global Development Awards and Medals Competition
Medals for Research on Development: Theme 1 – Inequality
19 June 2013 [4:00 PM – 6:00 PM]
Yasheng Maimaiti, The Gender Education Gap in China: Menarche and the Power of Water (Paper), (PPT)
Nguyen Duc Quang, Trust Experiments and Survey Data from Vietnam (Paper), (PPT)

Opening Conference Dinner
19 June 2013 [6:00 PM onwards]
Keynote Speaker François Bourguignon, The Analytics of Inequality and Development : Where do we Stand (PPT)

Plenary 3: Global Development Awards and Medals Competition
Medals for Research on Development: Theme 2 – Social Protection and Social Policies
20 June 2013 [9:00 AM – 11:00 AM]
Andrea Bentancor, The Part-time Premium Enigma: An Assessment of the Chilean Case (Paper), (PPT)
Rafael P. Ribas, Direct and Indirect Effects of Cash Transfer on Entrepreneurship (Paper), (PPT)
Francisco H.G. Ferreira, Social Protection and Social Policies (PPT)
Giorgia Giovannetti, Comments to "Direct and Indirect Effects of Cash Transfer on Entrepreneurship" (R. Ribas) and general considerations (PPT)

Parallel 3.1: Fostering Inclusive Growth in East Asia: The Role of Various Sectors in Society
20 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Joint Parallel Session co-sponsored by East Asian Development Network (EADN), Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and GDN Japan
Sato Kan Hiroshi, Ethical Trade as A Tool for Inclusive Development (PPT)
Srinivasa Madhur, Growth and Inclusion in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Countries: An Assessment (PPT)
Celia M. Reyes, Promoting Inclusive Growth through the Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (Paper), (PPT)

Parallel 3.2: Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development
20 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Presentation by finalists of the Global Development Awards and Medals Competition 2012
Marjan Petreski, EdPlaCo-MK: A tool for Greater Gender Wage Equality in Macedonia, With Reference to Workers (PPT)
Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan, Inclusiveness of Human Development in India (PPT)
Sara Wong, Labor Market Effects of Mandatory Benefit Regulations and Social Security Enrollment for Maids in Ecuador (PPT)

Parallel 3.3: Poverty and Redistribution in Post-Communist Countries
20 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Joint Parallel Session organized by the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education-Economic Institute (CERGE-EI) and Economics Education and Research Consortium (EERC)

Irina Denisova, Preferences for Redistribution in Post-Communist Countries (Paper), (PPT)
Nino Doghonadze, Comprehensive Costing and Finance Strategies for the Early Learning System in Georgia (Paper), (PPT)
Branimir Jovanovic, Do Remittances Reduce Poverty and Inequality in the Western Balkans? Evidence from Macedonia (Paper), (PPT)
Olena Nizalova, Social Assistance System Modernization and Participation of the Poor (Paper), (PPT)
Nermin Oruc, Social Transfers and Remittances During the Crisis in Bosnia: Poverty, Inequality, and ‘Crowding-Out’ Effect (Paper), (PPT)

Parallel 4.1: Operationalizing Inclusive Growth in Asia and the Pacific (Roundtable)
20 June 2013 [2:00 PM – 3:30 PM]
Parallel Session organized by Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Joanne Asquith, ADB Support for Social Protection: Evaluation of ADB’s Social Protection Strategy (PPT)
Jesus Felipe, Operationalizing Inclusive Growth in Asia and the Pacific: The Employment Challenge
Arjun Goswami, RCI as Drivers of Inclusive Growth (PPT)
Juzhong Zhuang, Operationalizing Inclusive Growth: Conceptual and Policy Issue (PPT)

Parallel 4.2: Inequalities in Latin America at the turn of the Century: The Role of Gender, Ethnicity and Labor Markets (Roundtable)
20 June 2013 [2:00 PM – 3:30 PM]
Parallel Session organized by Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA)
Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva, Deconstructing the Decline in Inequality in Latin America (Paper)(PPT)
Hugo Ñopo, New Century, Old Disparities: Gender and Ethnic Earnings Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (PPT)
Nora Lustig, Is There Progress in Solving the Burden of Inequality? (PPT)

Parallel 4.3: Features, Governance Characteristics and Policy Implications of Non-State Social Protection in Africa
20 June 2013 [2:00 PM – 3:30 PM]
Parallel Session organized by Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR)
PASGR Research Framework Paper: Features, Governance Characteristics and Policy Implications of Non-State Social Protection in Africa (Paper)
Paul Koffi Andoh, 'Non-State Actors and Accountable Social Protection in Child Rights and Livelihoods in Wassa, Ghana'
Denis Muhangi, The Governance and Sustainability of Non-State Social Protection Initiatives in Uganda (PPT)
Amdissa Teshome, Non-State Social Protection: Characteristics, Governance and Policy Relevance (PPT)

Plenary 4: Global Development Awards and Medals Competition
Medals for Research on Development: Theme 3 – Inclusive Growth
20 June 2013 [4:00 PM – 6:00 PM]
Rafael Ranieri, Inclusive Growth: Building Up a Concept (Paper), (PPT)
Jimena Zúñiga, A Cycle-adjusted Fiscal Rule for Sustainable and More Equitable Growth in Argentina (Paper), (PPT)
Arjan de Haan, Inclusive growth: Shifting the Debate, the Terrain, and Getting Serious about Gender (PPT)
Shlomo Weber, Inclusive Growth (PPT)

Plenary 5: Confronting Rising Inequality in Asia and the Pacific
21 June 2013 [9:00 AM – 11:00 AM]
by Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS)
Changyong Rhee (Chair)
Arsenio M. Balisacan, Confronting Rising Inequality in East Asia and the Pacific: The Philippine Experience (PPT)
Pia Bernadette Roman Tayag, Financial Inclusion: Why Is It Important and How Do We Achieve It? (PPT)
Vinod Thomas, Inequality in Asia and the Pacific (PPT)
L. Alan Winters CB, Confronting Rising Inequality in Asia and the Pacific: Globalization: Trade (PPT)

Parallel 5.1: Social Protection for Inclusive Growth: Issues and Challenges
21 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Parallel Session organized by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Sri Lanka
Ayodya Galappattige, Social Protection for Inclusive Growth in Sri Lanka (Paper), (PPT)
Selim Raihan, Social Protection for Inclusive Growth: The Case of Bangladesh (Paper), (PPT)
Alakh Sharma, Universalizing Social Protection in India: Issues and Challenges (Paper), (PPT)

Parallel 5.2: Growth, Inequality and Poverty Reduction: Policy Implications in Selected African Countries
21 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Parallel session organized by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
Ephraim Chirwa, Agricultural Growth and Poverty in Rural Malawi (Paper), (PPT)
Tabi Atemnkkng Johannes, Understanding the Role of Labour Markets and Employment Within the Growth-Poverty-Inequality Linkages in Cameroon (Paper), (PPT)
Jane Kabubo Mariara, Poverty and Economic Growth: Understanding the Linkages in Kenya (Paper), (PPT)
Andy McKay, Growth, Inequality and Poverty Reduction: Overview and Key Policy Messages (Paper), (PPT)

Parallel 5.3: Measuring Structural Vulnerability for a More Equitable Allocation of International Resources (Roundtable)
21 June 2013 [11:30 AM – 1:00 PM]
Parallel Session organized by the Foundation for International Development Study and Research (FERDI)
Patrick Guillaumont (Chair), Measuring Structural Vulnerability for a More Equitable Allocation of International Resources (PPT)
Rémi Genevey
Mark McGillivray, Performance Assessment, Vulnerability, Human Capital and the Allocation of Aid Among Countries (PPT)
José Pineda
Vinod Thomas, Vulnerabilities and Challenges: Asia (PPT)
Désiré Ventacachellum

Plenary 6: Toward a More Resilient Society: Perspectives of Asian Young Researchers on Post-2015
21 June 2013 [2:00 PM – 3:30 PM]
Organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency-Research Institute (JICA-RI)
Hiroshi Kato (Chair)
Nguyen Viet Cuong, Natural Disasters, Poverty and Resilience: Evidence from Rural Vietnam (Paper), (PPT)
Arjan de Haan
Ebinezer R. Florano, Community Governance for Disaster Recovery: Four Case Studies in the Philippines (Paper), (PPT)
Widyawati Hadi, Local Knowledge as Basis of Social Capital in Strengthening Community Resilience at A Village, In Indonesia (Paper), (PPT)
Pierre Jacquet
Jeeraporn Kummabutr, Developing Resiliency in Children through a Life Skills Training: Randomized Trial Effects of a Family-Based Intervention (Paper), (PPT)

Concluding Roundtable
21 June 2013 [4:00 PM – 6:00 PM]
L. Alan Winters CB (Chair)
Randall Filer
Ahmed Galal
Pierre Jacquet
Mustafa K. Mujeri
Biman C. Prasad
Roberto Rigobon
Lemma Senbet, The African Financial Development and Inclusion Gaps: The Dark and the Bright (PPT)
Pavlo Sheremeta
Josef T. Yap, Inequality and Inclusive Growth: Lessons from East Asia (PPT)

 
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