Pardee House Seminar: Beyond GDP in Brazil, India, and China

Beyond GDP in BrazilThe Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is holding the first Pardee House Seminar of the academic year on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 titled “Beyond GDP in Brazil, India, and China: Prospects for the Long-Run Development.” The seminar will feature Prof. Min Ye (International Relations), Prof. Cornel Ban (International Relations), and will be moderated by Pardee Post-Doctorial Fellow Suranjana Nabar-Bhaduri.

Prof. Cornel Ban is a Assistant Professor at the International Relations Department at Boston University where he specializes in international economic organizations and policy, as well as crisis and transitions, and the varieties of capitalism. His regions of focus are Europe and Brazil. Before joining the IR Department in 2012, Ban was a postdoctoral fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University and served as deputy director of Development Studies at the same institution.

Prof. Min Ye is the Director of the East Asian Studies Program at Boston University and an Assistant Professor at the International Relations Department. Her teaching and research interests include foreign direct investment policies and regional integration in East Asia. Her work focuses on economic liberalization  in developing countries is shaped by external linkages and domestic interest group politics with a focus on economic reform in China and India since the late 1970s.

Suranjana Nabar-Bhaduri is a Pardee Post-Doctorial Fellow. Her specialization is in the areas of economic growth, development and international economics. Her dissertation titled A Structuralist Approach to Analyzing India’s Productivity, Employment and Export Performance, emphasizes the need to account for sectoral-level dynamics when evaluating the efficacy of structural policy shifts in a developing country. She has recently published papers on sustainability in the Indian economy.

The Seminar will be held at Pardee House, 67 Bay State Road, on Wednesday September 26, 2012 at (Lunch will be available from 11.30am, seminar starts at 12.00pm). Please RSVP by September 21st by registering here.