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Initiated in 1986, the Commencement Day Annual Lecture series commemorated the beginning of the Bank's operations in 1982. Each year, an eminent expert, an opinion maker is invited to deliver a lecture on a theme related to contemporary developments in the Indian and global economy.
The annual lecture series seeks to inform, promote and also contribute to the ongoing debate on globalisation among discerning intelligentsia. Over the years, with the encouragement and support from the distinguished members of the business community, academia and other sections of the society, Exim Bank's annual lecture series has earned recognition as an important milestone in the public life of Mumbai.
32nd Commencement Day Annual Lecture
The 32nd Commencement Day Annual Lecture will be delivered by Prof. Barry Eichengreen. Prof. Eichengreen is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987, and Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions, University of Cambridge, 2014-15. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts) and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London, England). In 1997-98 he was Senior Policy Advisor at the International Monetary Fund. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (class of 1997).
Prof. Barry Eichengreen will deliver his lecture on "Capital Flows: What Do We Know?" The lecture focuses on the management of international capital flows, to and from emerging markets, in particular, and tracking capital flows from the 1990s. The lecture will further take into account the capital account liberalization at the turn of the century. It will further delve on how international capital movements responded to volatility, composition and regulation. Finally, the lecture draws out the policy implications for emerging markets, in general, and India, in particular, today.