Financial Globalization: What’s Next? – December 20, 2006



TÜSİAD-KOÇ UNIVERSITY
ECONOMIC RESEARCH FORUM CONFERENCE

FINANCIAL GLOBALIZATION: WHAT’S NEXT?

Wednesday, 20 December 2006  
Istanbul, Hilton Ballroom  

09:00-09:30            Coffee

09:30-10:00            Opening Remarks

Yaman Arkun-  Provost, Koç University

Ömer Sabancı- Chairman, TÜSİAD Board of Directors

10:00-10:30           Keynote Address 

Ayhan Köse-  “Financial Globalization: A Reappraisal”, Economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

10:30-10:45            Q&A

10:45-11:30            Session 1

Moderator:
Ömer Aras-
 Member, TÜSİAD Board of Directors; Chairman of the Economic and Financial Affairs Commission, TÜSİAD 

Speakers:

Kamil Yılmaz- Associate Professor of Economics, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University

“Turkey’s FDI Boom: Is It Sustainable?”

Cevdet Akçay- Chief Economist of Koç Financial Services; Faculty, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University

Murat Üçer- Global Source Advisor for Turkey; Faculty, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University

“Turkey’s Experience with the “Unholy Trinity”: What Role for Economic Policy?”

11:30-11:45            Coffee Break


11:45-12:45            Session 2: Panel Discussion: Turkey’s Recent Experience with Managing Capital Flows

Moderator:
Faik Öztrak- Director, TÜSİAD-Koç University Economic Research Forum

Discussants: 

Cevdet Akçay, Hugh Bredenkamp (Senior Resident Representative of IMF to Turkey),  Murat Üçer, Kamil Yılmaz

12:45-13:00            Q&A