Global Papers and Special Reports

2017

Background Papers for Global Meeting:

How Aging Societies May Affect Global Growth Prospects

The Future of Globalization under New Political Realities

Current and Future Threats to Multilateralism: Causes and Possible Remedies

Introduction to the book Africa Reset: A New Way Forward 

Looking at the Belt and Road Initiative from the Central Asian Perspective

Slides by Bernard Snoy on Multilaterism

From our Co-chair and Members of the EMF on Globalization

Recent Development in Global Market by Hiroshi Watanabe

Is Globalization Going to Be Unravelled? by Montek Ahluwalia

Mapping Out Development 4.0 by Andrew Sheng

Background Papers for African Meeting:

Executive Summaries; French version

Imagining Africa 40 Years From Now by Theodore Ahlers; French version

Transforming Rural Africa: Growing a Productive Agriculture Sector by Kevin Cleaver; French version

Demographics and Urbanization: Planning Cities That Work by Gregory K. Ingram; French version

Africa’s Infrastructure Deficit: Closing the Gap by James Bond; French version

New Threats to Africa’s Stability and Growth by Serge Michailof; French version

Building Human Capital: Improving Education Quality by Kaisa Alavuotunki & Ritva Reinikka; French version

The Neglected Burden of Death and Disability from Injuries in Low-Income Countries by Claude Martin jr., Rolf Jeker & James Harrison

The Impact of Commodity Terms of Trade in Africa: Curse, Blessing, or Manageable Reality? by Claudio Loser & Ieva Vilkelyte

2016

Background Papers for Global Meeting:

Reform of the Global Monetary System

Overview of the book The World in 2050

Eradicating Poverty, Reducing Inequality and Promoting Sustainable Developmentp

Resilience Index 2016 Update by Centennial Group

2015

Background Papers for Global Meeting:

Central Asia 2050 Overview

Global Emerging Market Economies in 2050: Is Rapid Convergence Dead or alive – Introduction and Overview? by Harinder S. Kohli

Governance of the Global Economic, Financial, and Monetary system -? The G7 and G20, and the role of the International Monetary Fund by Jack Boorman

Where Will  Emerging Markets Stand in Global Trade? by Pascal Lamy

Urbanization and Development from 2010 to 2050 by Gregory K. Ingram

Emerging Markets and Climate Change by Alexander Pfeiffer and Cameron Hepburn

Longer-Term Prospects for the Emerging Market Economies: Is the era of Rapid Convergence coming to an End? by Claudio Loser et al.

Crop Yields and the Prospect for Food Security by Marco Ferroni and Yuan Zhou

Technology 2050: A Potential Landscape by R. A. Mashelkar

Emerging Market Finance 2050 by Andrew Sheng

The State of Global Governance: An Assessment by Montek Ahluwalia

2013

The Future of Trade: The Challenges of Convergence

By the World Trade Organization

Link to paper

World Trade Report 2013: Factors Shaping the Future of World Trade (Executive Summary)

By the World Trade Organization

Link to paper

What Restraint? Five Years of G20 Pledges on Trade (Executive Summary)

By the Centre for Economic Policy Research

Link to paper

Emerging Eurasian Continental Integration: Trade, Investment, and Infrastructure

By Evegeny Vinokurov.

Link to paper

Towards a Greater Eurasia: Who, Why, What, and How?

By Michael Emerson.

Link to paper

Africa 2050: Realizing the Continent’s Full Potential

By Centennial Group.

Link to the English version

Link to the French version

 

2012

A New Vision for Mexico 2042: Achieving Prosperity for All

By Centennial Group.

Overview Link

 

India 2039: Transforming Agriculture

By Centennial Group.

Brochure Link

 

2011

Asia 2050: Realizing the Asian Century

By Centennial Group.

Paper Link

 

2010

GLOBAL MEETING OF THE EMF BACKGROUND PAPERS, Airlie, USA 2010:

The New Resilience of Emerging Market Countries: Weathering the Recent Crisis in the Global Economy

By Jack Boorman, Jose Fajgenbaum, Manu Bhaskaran, Harpaul Alberto Kohli and Drew Arnold, EMF.

Paper Link

 

Should Emerging Market Economies Act on Climate Change, or Wait?

By Cameron Hepburn and John Ward.

Paper Link

 

Latin America 2040: Breaking Away from Complacency – An Agenda for Resurgence: Introduction

By Harinder Kohli, EMF.

Paper Link

 

Latin America 2040: Breaking Away from Complacency – An Agenda for Resurgence: Executive Summary

By Claudio Loser and Anil Sood, EMF.

Paper Link
2007
SPECIAL REPORT:

 

An Agenda for the Reform of the International Monetary Fund

By Jack Boorman, Emerging Markets Forum.
Paper Link

 

2006

BACKGROUND PAPERS FOR THE GLOBAL FORUM MEETING IN JAKARTA, SEPTEMBER 2006:

Private Capital Flows to Emerging Market Economies: Major Drivers, Recent Developments and Key Issues

By V. Sundararajan and Harinder Kohli, The Centennial Group.
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Building Asia’s Infrastructure: Issues and Options

By Haruhiko Kuroda, Rajat Nag, and Rita Nangia, Asian Development Bank.
Paper Link

 

Financial Markets in Latin America

By Claudio Loser, Centennial Latin America.
Paper Link

 

Asian Financial Markets and Asian Bond Markets Initiative

By Eisuke Sakakibara, Waseda University.
Paper Link

 

The International Capital Flows’ New Directions

By Marcílio Marques Moreira, Centennial Latin America.
Paper Link

 

Global Imbalances and Capital Flows to Emerging Market Countries

By Jack Boorman, Emerging Markets Forum.
Paper Link

 

Infrastructure Development and Services in Selected Emerging Market and OECD Countries: Key Indicators

By Harpaul Alberto Kohli, The Centennial Group.
Paper Link

 

Latin American and East Asian Trade Strategies

By Luis Miguel Castilla, CAF.
Paper Link

 

Outward Foreign Direct Investment from India

By Rakesh Jha, ICICI Bank Limited, India.
Paper Link

 

Building National and Regional Financial Markets: The East Asian Experience

By Andrew Sheng, University of Malaya & Tsinghua University, Malaysia.
Paper Link

 

FDI Outflows from Emerging Economies

By Heinz Hauser, Swiss Institute for International Economics & Applied Economic Research and University of St.Gallen.
Paper Link

 

New Global Energy Scene and Emerging Markets

By Armando Ribeiro de Araujo, Centennial Latin America.
Paper Link
2005

BACKGROUND PAPERS FOR THE GLOBAL FORUM MEETING IN OXFORD, DECEMBER 2005:

 

Managing Capital Inflows: What Have We Learned?

By Barry Bosworth, Brookings Institution, Washington DC.
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Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

By Klaus Meyer, Reading University.
Paper Link

 

Managing Portfolio Equity Flows in Emerging Market Countries

By Manu Bhaskaran, V. Sundararajan and Harinder Kohli, The Centennial Group.
Paper Link

 

Outsourcing and Offshoring: Key Trends and Issues

By Mari Sako, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
Paper Link

 


 Asia Papers

2010

Climate of Opportunity: Developing Asia’s Potential to Address Climate Change

By Bindu Lohani, ADB.

To Be Published in the Sage Global Journal of Emerging Market Economies journal link

Background papers for the Eurasia Forum meeting in Thun in January 2010:

Connecting Central Asia and the Caucasus with the World

By Johannes F. Linn, Brookings Institution.

Central Asia’s Oil and Gas Reserves: To Whom Do They Matter

By Martha Brill Olcott, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Trade and Transport in Central Asia

By Richard Pomfret, University of Adelaide.

The Global Economic Crisis of 2008-09 in the Caucasus, Central Asia and Mongolia

By Pradeep K. Mitra.

How Bad Are Central Asia’s Business Environments and What Can Be Done About Them?

By Dennis de Tray, Results for Development Institute.

Rivalry and Competition in Central Asia

By Martha Brill Olcott, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

 

2009

India 2039 Report presented at the 2009 Global Meeting of the EMF:

India 2039: An affluent society in one generation:
See the Book Here

The following are the chapters of the book

Paper 1: The promise: makings of a determined marathoner

By Homi Kharas, Centennial Group.

Paper 2: Inequities and India’s long-term growth: tackling structural inequities

By Michael Walton, Centennial Group.

Paper 3: Urbanization and public services: creating functioning cities for sustaining growth

By Inder Sud, Centennial Group.

Paper 4: Energy and sustainability in an affluent India: unleashing an energy revolution

By Hossein Razavi, Centennial Group.

Paper 5: Climbing the global technological ladder: improving higher education, technological development and innovation

By Vinod K. Goel & R. A. Mashelka, Centennial Group.

Paper 6: Governance for a modern society: combining smarter government, decentralization and accountability to people

By Inder Sud, Centennial Group.

Paper 7: Politics of economic transformation: managing political constraints and moving to affluence

By Ashutosh Varshney, Centennial Group.

 

Latin America Papers

2009

EMF SPECIAL REPORTS 2009:

Mexico: A safe vessel or a risky wreck in turbulent waters?

By Claudio M. Loser, Centennial Group.
Paper Link

BACKGROUND PAPERS FOR THE LATIN AMERICA FORUM MEETING IN BOGOTA, APRIL 2009

 

Reform of the Global Financial System and the Role of the IMF

By Jack Boorman, EMF.

Paper Link

 

Is Latin America Becoming More Inclusive?

By Nora Lustig, George Washington University & Center for Global Development.

Paper Link

 

Infrastructure in Latin America: Achieving High Impact Management

Stefania Scandizzo & Pablo Sanguinetti, Corporacion Andina de Fomento.

Paper Link

 

Global Financial Turmoil and Emerging Market Economies: Major Contagion and a Shocking Loss of Wealth

By Claudio Loser, Centennial Group.

Paper Link

 

Cross-Border Trade and Investment among Emerging Economies: Lessons from differing experiences in Africa, Asia and Latin America

By Claudio Loser, Centennial Group.

Paper Link

 

Lessons from Colombian Economic Development

By Juan Carlos Echeverry, University of Los Andes, Colombia.

Paper Link

 

2007

BACKGROUND PAPERS FOR THE LATIN AMERICA FORUM MEETING IN MONTEVIDEO, DECEMBER 2007

Productivity and Competitiveness in Latin America: Policy Options to Close the Gaps

By Adriana Arreaza and Luis Miguel Castilla, Corporacion Andina de Fomento.

Paper Link

 

El Salto del Siglo XX al Siglo XXI: Del “Neoliberalism” al “Neopopulismo”. Una Caracterizacion Suficiente?

By President Carlos D. Mesa Gisbert.

Paper Link

 

The Prospects for Latin America: Risks and Opportunities with a Historical Perspective

By Claudio Loser, Centennial Latin America.

Paper Link

 

The Capital Markets in Latin America: Are they at a turning point?

By Miguel Alberto Kiguel, EconViews and Universidad Di Tella.

Paper Link

 

Public-Private Partnerships and the Infrastructure Challenge in Latin America

By Stefania Scandizzo, Corporacion Andina de Fomento.

Paper Link

 

The Difference Inclusive Growth Makes

By Vinod Thomas, World Bank.

Paper Link

 

Africa Papers

2009

Background papers for the Africa Forum meeting in Cape Town in September 2009: The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Emerging and Frontier Markets in Africa

By Jack Boorman & Benedicte Vibe Christensen, Emerging Markets Forum.

Looking East: Africa’s Newest Investment Partners

By Deborah Brautigam.

South Africa in the African Economy: Growth Spillovers

By Vivek Arora & Athanasios Vamvakidis, IMF.

Structural Transformation and African Agriculture

By Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize (Tshwane University of Technology), Alex F. McCalla (UC Davis), & Praful Patel (Centennial Africa & Middle East).

Africa’s Infrastructure: A Time for Transformation

By Vivien Foster & Cecilia M Briceno-Garmendia, World Bank.

 

2008

Background papers for the Africa Forum meeting in Rabat in April 2008: Climate Change: Opportunities for Private Sector

By Kevin Leo-Smith, Sustainable Forestry Management Africa.

Trade Facilitation and Public-Private Partnerships in Africa

By Rolf M. Jeker, Emerging Market Services Ltd.

Financial Integration in Africa: BMCE Group Strategy

By Jaloul Ayed, BMCE Bank.

Barriers to Cross-Border Trade and Investment: Lessons from Southern Africa

By Lesetja Kyanyango, National Treasury of South Africa.

The Challenges of Regional Integration in Africa and Policy Options

By Anupam Basu, The Centennial Group.

Policies to Support Financial Sector Development in Africa

By Philipp M Hildebrand, Swiss National Bank.

Climate Change: Opportunities for Africa (Also presented at Vietnam Forum; see above) — *To Be Published in the Sage Global Journal of Emerging Market Economies, Issue 2*

By Maria Ramos and Vuyo Kahla, Transnet Limited.

Business Opportunities in Africa for CDM-Projects and Carbon Trading — *To be Published in the Sage Global Journal of Emerging Market Economies, Issue 2*

By Rolf M Jeker, Emerging Market Services Ltd.

Financial Sector Challenges in Africa’s Emerging Markets

By Massimo Russo and Piero Ugolini, The Centennial Group.

Securing International Finance: Issues of Debt Management, Prospects, and Modalities

By Paul A. Acquah, Central Bank of Ghana.

Issues in Infrastructure Investment in Africa

By Maria Ramos and Vuyo Kahla, Transnet Limited.

Selected Key Macroeconomic Indicators

By Emerging Markets Forum Staff

Challenges to Cross-Border Investments in Mining in Africa

Sir Samuel Jonah, Jonah Capital