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UN/DESA Expert Group Meeting on the World Economy (Project LINK)

DESA/DPAD, in collaboration with the Project LINK Research Center of the University of Toronto, held its annual Expert Group Meeting on the World Economy (Project LINK conference) from October 21 to 23 in New York.

The conference was attended by some 80 experts from about 60 countries and several international agencies, including the IMF, World Bank, ILO and OECD, as well as representatives from the UN regional commissions and the UNCTAD. The conference covered three major themes: (1) the economic outlook for the world and regions; (2) international economic and policy issues; and (3) econometric modeling techniques.

Report of the Project LINK meeting

Agenda Presentations

Monday, October 21, 2013

World Economic Outlook

Chair: Peter Pauly

World Economic Outlook and Commodity Markets

Chair: Byron Gangnes

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Regional Outlook: Developed Regions

Chair: Delia Nilles

Regional Outlook: Developing and Economies in Transition

Chair: Eustaquio Reis

Global Issues

Chair: Mette Rolland

Regional Outlook: Developing and Economies in Transition

Chair: Alfredo Coutino

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

International Economic Policy Issues

Chair: Adolfo Castilla

Global Modelling

Chair: Clive Altshuler

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