Conference on


2 October 2009
Kemal Kurdas Hall
Culture and Convention Center
METU / Ankara


09:30-10:00 Opening speech

10:00-12:00 Session 1
Reforms in Global Finance and Developing Countries

Covenor: Kamil Yılmaz (Koç University)

The Future of Global Financial Regulation
Robert Wade (LSE)

Reform of the International Financial Architecture:
What is at Stake for Developing Countries?
Yılmaz Akyüz (UNCTAD)

Economic Policies in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis:
Why are They So Different in Some of the Emerging Market Economies?
Fatih Özatay (TOBB ETU)

12:00-13:30 Lunch break

13:30-15:30 Session 2
Theories of Crises and Development

Convenor: Fikret Şenses (METU)

Keynes and the Crisis
Lance Taylor (New School)

How to Overcome a Crisis of Underconsumption
Çağlar Keyder (Boğaziçi University)

Hamlet without the Prince of Denmark:
How Development has Disappeared from Today's "Development" Discourse
Ha Joon Chang (Cambridge University)

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-18:00 Session 3
Comparative Analyses of Economic Crises in Turkey

Convenor: Yakup Kepenek (METU)

Economic Crises in Turkey in Retrospect and Prospect:
A Comparative Analysis of Failures in 1994, 2000-1 and 2008-9
Oktar Türel (METU)

A Comparison of Capital Movements during Two Crises: 2000-2001 and 2008-2009
Korkut Boratav (Ankara University)

Crisis Experience: Is it an Asset or Liability for Turkey?
Hasan Ersel (Sabancı University)

18:00-20:00 Reception


METU Economic Research Center

Turkey GarantiBank

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

Department of Economics
Middle East Technical University
Ankara 06531 Turkey
Phone: (90 312) 210 2003