Decoupling of the U.S. and World Economy – November 2, 2007



TÜSİAD-KOÇ UNIVERSITY
ECONOMIC RESEARCH FORUM CONFERENCE

DECOUPLING OF THE US AND WORLD ECONOMY

Nov. 2, 2007
Ceylan InterContinental Istanbul, Bhosphorus Room


09:00-09:15    Registration

09:15-09:30    Opening Remarks

Ömer Aras- ERF Executive Committee Co-chairman

Kamil Yılmaz- ERF Director

09:30-10:15    Keynote Speech

*Ayhan Köse- IMF Research Department 

10:15-10:45    Comments/Discussion

Ercan Kumcu- Bilgi University

10:45-11:00    Coffee Break

11:00-12:15    Panel Session

Moderator:
Ömer Aras-
 ERF Executive Committee Co-chairman

Speakers:
Timothy Ash- 
Bear Stearns

A. Hakan Kara- Research and Monatery Policy Department, Central Bank of Turkey

Murat Üçer- Global Source Turkey and Koç University

*Related Reports:

IMF World Economic Outlook, October 2007, Chapter 1, Global Prospects and Policy Issues 

IMF World Economic Outlook, April 2007, Chapter 4, Spillovers and Cycles in the Global Economy 

Related Paper:

Changing Nature of North-South Linkages: Stylized Facts and Explanations, Çiğdem Akın and M. Ayhan Köse