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Programme - Jobs – Aid at work


08:00-09:00 Registration and coffee
09:30-11:00 Research Results and the ‘big picture’
  Professor Gary Fields, Cornell University
   – Aid, Growth and Jobs
Dr Martin Rama, World Development Report 2013, World Bank
   – The World Bank’s World Development Report 2013 - Jobs
Dr Abebe Shimeles, African Development Bank
   – The Employment Effects of AfDB Projects
Dr John Page, Brookings / UNU-WIDER
   – Aid, Employment and Poverty Reduction in Africa
Group Discussion, IML Polling, audience feedback
11:00-11:30 Coffee
11:30-13:00 Reality check
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Drilling down: thematic and country results
  Professor Måns Söderbom, Gothenburg University and
Dr John Page, Brookings / UNU-WIDER
   – Aid, Employment and Firm Dynamics in Africa
Professor Keijiro Otsuka, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and
Professor Tetsushi Sonobe, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
   – Enabling Entrepreneurs
Assistant Professor Sam Jones, University of Copenhagen and
Professor Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER
   – Delivering good jobs in Mozambique: progress, problems, and possibilities
Dr Martin Rama, World Development Report 2013, World Bank
   – How does Vietnam differ?
Group Discussion, IML Polling, audience feedback
15:30-16:00 Coffee
16:00-16:45 An interview with the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation – Christian Friis Bach
  Introduce IML (electronic polling)
Meet the Panelists
What is ReCom? An interview with Mr Ib Petersen, Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of Denmark and Professor Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER
16:45-17:30 Conclusions
09:00-09:30 Who are we? Why are we here?
  Round table wrap up: conclusions, takeaways; next steps, including audience feedback and IML Polling
  H.E. Morten Elkjær, Ambassador of Denmark to Bolivia and
H.E. Johnny Flentø, Ambassador of Denmark to Tanzania and
Carin Norberg, Director of the Nordic Africa Institute
   – What do donor policy makers need? How can we use these
      findings? What happens on the ground?

Group Discussion, IML Polling, audience feedback

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