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X INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM | Power distribution in the world economy: new challenges

28 May from 08:30 to 08:31
Auditorium 3  Quelhas Building

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Conference Programme

28 MAY

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:30 Welcome session

The Dean of ISEG and the Organizing Committee will open the conference

09:30 – 10:00

Invited Speaker – Miguel Seabra, Presidente da Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia – FCT, "The Importance of the Cientific Cooperation between Portugal and Brazil"

10:00 – 11:20 Plenary session

• António Mendonça, ISEG/UTL, "The European Crisis and Global Economy Dynamics: Continental Enlargement versus Atlantic Opening"

• Amitava Dutt, University of Notre Dame, USA, "North-South Uneven Development, Convergence and Power"

Coffee break

11:40 – 13:00 Plenary session

• Kosta Josifidis, Faculty of Economics, University of Novi Sad, Serbia and Alpar Losonc, Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, "Power Value in Economics: International Context"

• Neandro Saavedra-Rivano, University of Tsukuba, Japan, "African Power in the 21st Century and Beyond"

Lunch break

14:30 – 15:50 Plenary session

• Augusto Santos Silva, Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto, "The Economics and Politics of Repositioning of the Euro Zone in the World"

• João Ferreira do Amaral, ISEG/UTL, "The Euro Zone" Universidade de Brasília

Coffee break

16:10 – 18:10 Plenary session

• Carlos Farinha, ISEG/UTL, "Redistribution Policy and Inequality Reduction in Portugal"

• Mauricio Bugarin, CIEF, University of Brasilia and Ricardo Ubrig, Whirlpool, "Partisan Voluntary Transfers in a Fiscal Federation: New Evidence from Brazil"

• Joaquim Ramos Silva, ISEG/UTL, "Changes in the Monetary Policy and the New Stage of Internationalization of Brazilian Economy"

29 MAY

09:00 – 10:20 Plenary session

• Dany Lang, University of Paris, Sorbonne, "The Effect of Increased Labor Market Flexibility on Growth: A Contribution in the Light of the Enriched Kaleckian Model"

• Leopoldo Costa Junior, Ministry of Planning, and Joanilio Teixeira, University of Brasília, "Structural Change with Different Consumption Profiles: Causes and Consequences of the Distribution of Power in a Pure Labour Economy"

Coffee break

10:40 – 12:00 Plenary session

• Vinícius Firme, Federal University of Juiz de Fora and Joanilio Teixeira, University of Brasilia, "Index of Macroeconomic Performance for a Subset of Countries: Kaldorian Analysis from the Magic Square Approach in the Period 1997-2012"

• René Medrano, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, and Joanilio Teixeira,

University of Brasília, "Macroeconomic Performance: Revisiting a Kaldorian


12:00 – 13:00 Closing session

Joanilio Teixeira and António Mendonça