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Monday, May 30, 2011
08:00 – 09:00
  Registration & Coffee
09:00 – 09:45   Welcome Addresses
Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Georges Serre, Deputy Director-General of Global Affairs, Development and Partnerships, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, France
Delphine D'Amarzit, Director, Multilateral Affairs and Development, Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry, France
Justin Yifu Lin, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank
09:45 – 10:45   Keynote Address 1: Growth-Mediated Development
Chair: Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD
Speaker: Amartya Sen, Harvard University, USA
10:45 – 11:00   Coffee
1:00 – 12:30   Plenary Session 1: Measuring Inequality of Opportunities
Chair: Augustin Fosu, World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER)
Speakers: John Roemer, Yale University, USA
Vito Peragine, University of Bari, Italy
Discussants: Marc Fleurbaey, Université Paris Descartes, France; Francisco Ferreira, World Bank
12:30 – 14:00   Lunch
14:00 – 15:30   Plenary Session 2: Structural Transformation, Employment Creation and Labour Regulation
Chair: Kalpana Kochhar, World Bank
Speakers: John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland, USA
Francis Teal, Oxford University, UK
Discussants: Cai Fang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China; Adriana Kugler, Georgetown University, USA
15:30 – 15:45   Coffee
15:45 – 17:30   Parallel Sessions – Set I
For detailed information about this session, go to Parallel I in Papers and Proceedings
18:30 – 21:00   Dinner
tuesday, May 31, 2011
09:30 – 10:30   Keynote Address 2: Inequality and Social Policy: The Employment Connection
 Chair: Christian Masset, Director General of Global Affairs, Development and Partnership, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, France
Speaker: Andrés Velasco, Harvard University, USA
10:30 – 10:45   Coffee
10:45 – 12:15   Plenary Session 3: Human Capital Formation, Training and Youth
Chair: Stefano Scarpetta, OECD
Speakers: Janet Currie, Columbia University, USA
Rodrigo Soares, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Discussants: Pedro Carneiro, University College London, UK;
Yaw Nyarko, New York University, USA
12:15 – 13:45   Lunch
13:45 – 14:45   KEYNOTE ADDRESS 3: Revisiting Labour and Product Market Reforms in France
Chair: Carlos Braga, World Bank
Speaker: Francis Kramarz, Centre de Recherche en Économie et Statistique (CREST), France
14:45 – 16:15   Plenary Session 4: Social Protection, Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction
Chair: Serge Tomasi, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, France
Speakers: Stefan Dercon, Oxford University, UK;
Sudarno Sumarto, The SMERU Research Institute, Indonesia
Discussants: Alejandro Gaviria, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia; Giorgia Giovannetti, University of Florence, Italy
16:15 – 16:30   Coffee
16:30 – 18:15   Parallel Sessions – Set II
 For detailed information about this session, go to Parallel II in Papers and Proceedings
wednesday, June 1, 2011
09:00 – 10:45
  Parallel Sessions – Set III
 For detailed information about this session, go to Parallel III in Papers and Proceedings
10:45 – 11:00   Coffee
11:00 – 12:00   Keynote Address 4: Factor Accumulation, Culture and Institutions: Where Do We Stand?
Chair: Ariel Fiszbein, World Bank
Speakers: Daniel Cohen, Paris School of Economics (PSE), France
12:00 – 13:30   Lunch and Essay Competition Awards
13:30 – 15:00   Plenary Session 5: Gender Equity and Development
Chair: John Martin, OECD
Speakers: Pierre-André Chiappori, Columbia University, USA;
Raquel Fernández, New York University, USA
Discussants: Pramila Krishnan, Cambridge University, UK;
Ana Revenga, World Bank
15:00 – 15:30   Coffee
15:30 – 17:00   Roundtable: Democratizing Development Economics
Moderator: Stéphanie Antoine, FRANCE 24
Panelists: Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA; Martine Durand, Chief Statistician and Director of Statistics, OECD; Kyung Wook Hur, Korean Ambassador to the OECD; Mustapha K. Nabli, Governor, Central Bank of Tunisia; Désiré Vencatachellum, Director of the Development Research Department, African Development Bank (AfDB), Martin Ravallion, Director, Development Research Group, World Bank
17:00 – 17:15   CLOSING REMARKS
Jon Lomøy, Director, Development Co-operation Directorate, OECD
Henri de Raincourt, Minister of Co-operation, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, France
Benoît Coeuré, Director of the Treasury, Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry
Ann Harrison, Director, Development Policy, World Bank

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