International Capital Movements: What’s Next for Emerging Markets? – December 2, 2005



TÜSİAD-KOÇ UNIVERSITY
ECONOMIC RESEARCH FORUM

INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL MOVEMENTS: WHAT’S NEXT FOR EMERGING MARKETS ?

2 December 2005, Friday
Koç University, Sevgi Gönül Auditorium


09:00-09:30          Registration

09:30-09:50          Opening Remarks

Attila Aşkar- President, Koç University

Ömer Sabancı- Chairman, TÜSİAD Board of Directors

09:50-11:00          SESSION I

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

John Williamson- “Managing the Boom in Capital Inflows so as to Avoid a Bust”, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics

Marco Annunziata- “Greed and Fear: Reassessing Emerging Markets’ Fair Value”, Managing Director, Head of Research and Strategy, UniCredit Banca Mobiliare

Carlo Cottarelli- “Financial and Real Convergence in the EU”, Deputy Director, Policy Development and Review Department, IMF  

11:00-11 :15       Coffee Break

11 :15-11:45        SESSION II

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

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

 “Will History Repeat Itself? An Assessment of Turkish Current Account Trends and Prospects”

11:45-12:30          SESSION III : DISCUSSION ON THE TURKISH ECONOMY

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

Discussants (in alphabetical order):
Cevdet Akçay- Chief Economist of Koç Financial Services; Faculty, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, KoçUniversity

Marco Annunziata- Managing Director, Head of Research and Strategy, UBM

Hugh Bredenkamp- Senior Resident Representative of IMF to Turkey

Carlo Cottarelli- Deputy Director, Policy Development and Review Department, IMF

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

John Williamson- Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics

12:30-13:00       Q & A

13:00                   End of the Conference and Lunch