Monday, December 14
9.00 am: Registration and Coffee
9.30 am: Welcome Remarks: Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India
10.30 am: Session I: Chair: Kenneth Kletzer
Paper: “On the Optimality of Financial Repression” by V.V Chari, University of Minnesota Alessandro Dovis, Pennsylvania State University Patrick Kehoe, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Chetan Ghate, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi
11.15am: Coffee break
11.30 am: Session II: Chair: Gita Gopinath
Paper: “Challenges of Effective Monetary Policy in Emerging Economies” Amartya Lahiri, University of British Columbia and Urjit R. Patel, Reserve Bank of India
Discussant: Rajesh Singh, Iowa State University
12.45 pm: Lunch
2.00 pm: Panel Discussion: Central Banking in Emerging Economies Under Rising Global Links
Panel Moderator: Ridham Desai
Panelists: BRICS Central Bank representatives.
3.30 pm: Coffee break
3.45 pm: Session III: Chair: V.V. Chari
Paper: “Monetary and Financial Policies in Emerging Markets” Kosuke Aoki, University of Tokyo Gianluca Benigno, London School of Economics Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University
Discussant: Kenneth Kletzer, University of California at Santa Cruz.
7.00 pm: Dinner hosted by Dr. Michael Patra, Executive Director at Hotel Marine Plaza, Rooftop Restaurant.
Tuesday, December 15
9.00 am: Coffee
9.30 am: Session IV: Chair: N. Prabhala
Paper: “The International Price System” Gita Gopinath, Harvard University.
Discussant: Prachi Mishra, Reserve Bank of India
10.45 am: Coffee Break
11.00 am: Session V: Chair: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki
Paper: “Global Spillovers and Monetary Policy Transmission in India” Michael D. Patra Sitikantha Pattanaik Joice John Harendra Kumar Behera Reserve Bank of India
Discussant: Soumya Kanti Ghosh, Chief Economic Advisor, SBI.
12.15 pm: Vote of Thanks
12.30 pm: Lunch