Experts Discuss Long-Run Economy of Brazil, China, and India

Experts discussed the future of economic development in Brazil, China, and India at a Pardee House Seminar titled, “Beyond GDP in Brazil, India, and China: Prospects for the Long-Run Development,” at the Frederick. S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future on September 26, 2012. The seminar featured Prof. Min Ye(International Relations), Prof. Cornel Ban (International Relations), was 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.