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DATE
 

Conference: May 28th -29th, 2018


Conference is free

LOCATION

Universidad del Rosario
Auditorio Jockey Club
Carrera 6 # 15 - 18
Bogotá

CONTACT

Fernando Jaramillo
informality@urosario.edu.co
 

SIGUE EL EVENTO EN VIVO

 

“The Economics of Informality Conference 2018”


The conference will be the first organized by the “Network on Informality Studies” at Universidad del Rosario.

The school of Economics at Universidad del Rosario (Bogota, Colombia) is pleased to invite you to The Economics of Informality Conference 2018. This Conference aims to bring together scholars, experts, young researchers, practitioners and policy makers to present their work and exchange knowledge and debate the issues about informal economy.
 


 


Schedule

Monday 28

May

 

Day 1

  08:00 - 08:15 am
Registration and welcome coffee


  08:15 - 08:30 a. m
Welcome: Plenary session 1

Juan Daniel Oviedo
Head of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness Office


  08:30 - 09:30 a.m
Keynote Lecture: The informal sector and institutional economics

Pranab Bardhan
Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley


  9:30 - 10:30 am
Keynote Lecture: Informality in Colombia: Problems and solutions

Mauricio Cárdenas
Minister of Finance and Public Credit
 


  10:30 - 11:00 a.m
Coffee break


  11:00 - 12:30 m
Panel: Regulation, social policy and informality
 
  • Pranab Bardhan
Professor of Economics at University of California, Berkeley
 
  • David Margolis
Professor of Economics at Paris School of Economics
 
  • Albert Berry
Professor Emeritus at University of Toronto
 
  • Santiago Montenegro
President of Asofondos, former Director of The National Department of Planning
 
  • Juan Daniel Oviedo
Head of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness Office
 


  12:30-2:00 p.m
Lunch

 


  2:00-3:30 p.m


  3:30-4:00 p.m
Coffee break


  4:00-5:30 p.m


Tuesday 29

May

 

Day 2

  07:45 - 8:30 a.m
Registration and coffee


  08:30- 10:00 a.m


  10:00-10:30 a.m
Coffee break


  10:30-12:00 p.m


  12:00-1:45 p.m
Lunch


  1:45 - 2:00 p.m
Plenary session 2

Juan Miguel Gallego
Professor of Economics at Universidad del Rosario


  2:00 -3:00 p.m
Keynote Lecture: Growth, inequality and informality

Francois Bourguignon
Professor of Economics at Paris School of Economics


  3:00 - 4:00 p.m
Keynote Lecture: Growth and informality in Colombia

Luis Fernando Mejía
Director of the National Department of Planning


  4:00-4:30 p.m
Coffee break


  4:30 - 6:00 p.m
Panel: Economic development, inclusive growth and informality
 
  • Francois Bourguignon
Professor of Economics at Paris School of Economics
 
  • Jean-Olivier Hairault
Professor of Economics at Paris School of Economics
 
  • Oscar Valencia
Director of Macroeconomic Policy at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
 
  • Sergio Clavijo
President of the National Financial Institutions Association (ANIF), former Vice Minister of Finance and Public Credit
 
  • Fernando Jaramillo
Professor of Economics at Universidad del Rosario
 
  • Juan Miguel Gallego
Professor of Economics at Universidad del Rosario
 



Practical Information


Universidad del Rosario, located in Bogotá’s historical city center. Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, is a modern city with historical roots that date back to the 16th century. It stands at 2,600 meters above sea level, and offers a temperate climate all year around. Its wonderful combination of colonial roots and modern cosmopolitan trends highlights Bogotá’s rich in cultural offerings, with dozens of museums, fine dining and lively nightlife.
You can also find additional information about tourism in Bogotá here and here.


Getting to Bogotá

Centro Internacional Bogotá





Organizing committee

The Economics of Informality Conference 2018 is organized by Jean Olivier Hairault, Fernando Jaramillo, Juan Miguel Gallego and Andrés Felipe García.


ORGANIZERS