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Back | Programme Area: Social Policy and Development (2000 - 2009) | Event: Social Policy in a Development Context

Social Policy in a Development Context

  • Date: 23 - 24 Sep 2000
  • Location: Tammsvik, Sweden
  • Speakers: Paul Bennell, Ha-Joon Chang, Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Bob Deacon, Diane Elson, Ben Fine, Barbara Harriss-White, Evelyne Huber, Naila Kabeer, Meri Koivusalo, Huck-Ju Kwon, Maureen Mackintosh, Carmelo Mesa-Lago, Thandika Mkandawire, Daniel Morales-Gomez, Deepak Nayyar, Joakim Palme, V.K. Ramachandran, Diane Sainsbury, Guy Standing, Tatyana Tchetvernina, Judith Tendler, Carl Tham, Peter Townsend, Cecilia Ugaz, Juhana Vartiainen, Laurence Whitehead
  • Counterpart(s): Olof Palme International Center (OPIC)
  • Project Title: Social Policy in a Development Context

Saturday, 23 September 2000

Opening Remarks

Carl Tham
Thandika Mkandawire

Part I Macroeconomic Perspectives on Social Policy

Session I: Social Policy and Macroeconomic Performance: Integrating “the Economic” and “the Social”

Chairperson: Peter Townsend
Speakers: Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Diane Elson, Deepak Nayyar, Guy Standing
Rapporteur: Giovanni Andrea Cornia

Session II: The Political Economy of Social Policy: Social Institutions, Politics and Values

Chairperson: Deepak Nayyar
Speakers: Bob Deacon, Ben Fine, Daniel Morales-Gomez, Judith Tendler, Laurence Whitehead
Rapporteur: Judith Tendler

Part II Historical Experiences: National (and Regional) Trajectories of Social Policy

Session I: Case Studies from Asia, Africa and Latin America

Chairperson: Dag Ehrenpreis
Speakers: Ha-Joon Chang and Huck-Ju Kwon (East Asia), V.K. Ramachandran (India), Carmelo Mesa-Lago and Cecilia Ugaz (Latin America)
Rapporteur: V.K. Ramachandran