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					Workshop ‘Public Action and Private Investment’
Brighton, 27-28 April 2009

Programme (version of 22 April 2009)


Objectives
    Distil key findings from the PAPI (Public Action and Private Investment) research
       programme of the Centre for the Future State.
    Identify synergies with the ‘State-Business Relations’ research programme of the
       IPPG (Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth) Consortium and with the ‘Business and
       Politics’ research stream of the APPP (Africa Power and Politics Programme).
    Discuss new research initiatives and funding possibilities.
    Discuss how economic crisis affects the research (relevance of the issues,
       research questions, dissemination strategies)
    Identify key messages for policy makers



DAY 1

9.00 – 10.30 Session 1
Chair: Mick Moore

Welcome and Introductions

State-Business Relations, Investment and Growth: Key Questions to be addressed in this
workshop. Hubert Schmitz

Discussants: Tim Kelsall and Adrian Leftwich

10.30 Coffee

11.00 – 12.30 Session 2
Chair: Max Everest-Phillips

State-Business Relations and Investment: Conceptual Framework and Evidence from
Egypt. Abla Abdel-Latif

Discussants: David Booth and Kunal Sen

12.45   Lunch


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14.00 – 14.45 Session 3
Chair: John Humphrey

Governance for Growth: a DFID perspective on policy makers’ needs and the
implications of the current crisis for research in this field. Max Everest Phillips

14.45 Coffee

15.00 – 16.00 Session 4
Chair: David Booth

Provincial-level Governance and Private Investment in Vietnam: a new research project.
Pham Thi Thu Hang and Nguyen Duc Nhat

Discussant: Neil McCulloch

16.00 Coffee

16.15 – 17.45 Session 5
Chair: Paul Hare

Local Governance and Economic Growth: a comparison of two Indonesian Cities. Neil
McCulloch and Arianto Patunru

Discussants: Mick Moore and John Humphrey

19.00 Dinner at 37 Florence Road, Brighton.



DAY 2

9.00 – 10.00 Session 6
Chair: Pham Thi Thu Hang

The Politics of Local Fee Extraction and Business Development in China. Eun Choi and
Mick Moore

Discussant: Jing Gu

10.00   Coffee




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10.15 – 11.15 Session 7
Chair: Arianto Patunru

Rethinking Institutions through the lens of state-business relations. Adrian Leftwich and
Kunal Sen

Discussant: Eun Choi

11.15 Coffee

11.30 – 12.30 Session 8
Chair: Kunal Sen

Developmental patrimonialism? The management of clientelist crises and business-
politics relations. Tim Kelsall and David Booth

Discussant: Abla Abdel-Latif

12.45 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Session 9
Chair: Neil McCulloch

The Political Economy of Chinese Investment in Africa. Jing Gu and John Humphrey

Discussant: Paul Hare and Nguyen Duc Nhat

15.30 Coffee

16.00 – 17.30 Final Session
Chair: Hubert Schmitz

What advance have we made on the big questions? What are our key messages to
policy makers? What are the main issues for future research? On which of these do we
want to collaborate across projects or programmes? Led by Mick Moore but everybody
joining in.


19.00 Dinner




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Participants

Abla Abdel-Latif       Professor of Economics, American University Cairo
Adam Randon            Project Coordinator, Centre for the Future State, IDS
Adrian Leftwich        Co-director of Research Consortium Improving
                       Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth (IPPG), York University
Arianto Patunru        Director of Research, LPEM-FEUI, University of
                       Indonesia
David Booth            Director of Africa Power and Politics Programme
                       (APPP), Overseas Development Institute, London
Eun Choi               Assistant Professor, University of Ajou, Korea
Hubert Schmitz         Convenor of PAPI Research Programme, IDS
Jing Gu                Research Fellow, IDS
John Humphrey          Leader of Globalisation Team, IDS
Kunal Sen              Co-director of Research Consortium Improving
                       Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth (IPPG), Manchester
Max Everest-Phillips   Senior Governance Adviser, DFID, London
Mick Moore             Director of Centre for the Future State, IDS
Neil McCulloch         Research Fellow, IDS
Nguyen Duc Nhat        Director of Development and Policies Research Centre,
                       (DEPOCEN), Hanoi
Paul Hare              Professor of Economics, Heriot-Watt University,
                       Edinburgh
Pham Thi Thu Hang      Director of Research, Vietnamese Chamber of
                       Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Hanoi
Tim Kelsall (APPP)     Leader of Research Stream on Business and Politics,
                       Africa Power and Politics Programme (APPP)




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