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IMF Conference on
Economic Policy and Equity

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 1998

Opening Session
Stanley Fischer

Economic Policy and Equity: An Overview
    Session Chair:    Vito Tanzi
    Author:Amartya Sen
    Discussants:Nicholas Barr
Diarmuid Martin
Alicia Munnell
Guo Shuqing
Equity Issues in a Globalizing World
    Session Chair:    Amartya Sen
    Author:Anthony Atkinson
    Discussants:Irma Adelman
Nancy Birdsall
Susan M. Collins
Lloyd Goodleigh
Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Madariaga
General Discussion of Morning Sessions

Addressing Equity Issues in Policymaking
    Session Chair:    John Sewell
    Authors:Eduardo Aninat
Grzegorz Kolodko
    Discussants:Mikhail Dmitriev
Santiago Levy
Maria Ramos
Arjun Sengupta
General Discussion


Policy Responses: Design and Implementation
    Session Chair:    Ma. Nieves R. Confesor
    Authors:Aníbal Antonio Cavaco Silva
Alberto Alesina
    Discussants:Chia Siow Yue
Newai Gebre-ab
Ravi Kanbur
Njongonkulu Winston Ndungane
Guillermo Perry
General Discussion

Roundtable: Lessons for Countries and the IMF
    Session Chair:    Alassane D. Ouattara
    Panel members:Alberto Alesina
Karin Lissakers
Jean-Claude Milleron
David Smith
Vito Tanzi
General Discussion

Conference Summing Up
Vito Tanzi

Closing Session
Stanley Fischer