Presentations


Day 1 - Wednesday, 7 December 2011


Session I - CONFERENCE OPENING SPEECHS

Pranab Mukherjee Finance Minister, India

Min Zhu Deputy Managing Director, IMF

Wang Jun Vice-Minister of Finance, China


Session II - INEQUALITY: MAIN TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

Carlo Cottarelli – Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

Ajay Chhibber – UNDP Assistant Administrator and UN Assistant Secretary-General


Session III - TAXES AND INEQUALITY

Jeffrey Owens – Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD

Anita Kapur – Director General of Income Tax (Administration), Ministry of Finance, India

Ivan Pillay – Deputy Commissioner, Revenue Service, South Africa


Session IV - INCOME TAXES AND INEQUALITY: REGIONAL EXPERIENCES

Jorge Martinez-Vazquez – Professor of Economics, Georgia State University, US

Juan Pablo Jimenez – Economic Affairs Officer, UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Cyn-Young Park – Assistant Chief Economist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Session V.1 - CONSUMPTION TAXATION AND INEQUALITY

Alberto Barreix – Principal Fiscal Economist, Inter-American Development Bank

Carlos Gerardo Acevedo Florez – President of the Central Bank, El Salvador

Amadou Bâ – Commissioner General, Revenue Authority, Senegal


Session V.2 - TAXATION OF SMALL BUSINESS AND FAIRNESS

Michael Engelschalk – Senior Revenue Policy and Administration Expert, World Bank

Rajit Punhani – Commissioner, Bihar Tax Department, India

Abdellatif Zaghnoun – Commissioner General, Ministry of Finance, Morocco


Day 2 – Thursday, 8 December 2011


Session VI. TAX ADMINISTRATION, POVERTY AND INEQUALITY

Allen Kagina – Commissioner General, Revenue Authority, Uganda

M. C. Joshi – Chairman Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, India

Session VII.1 GENDER, TAXATION AND INEQUALITY

Vicky Perry – Head of Tax Policy Division, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

David Nguyen-Thanh – Senior Economist, Public Policy of the Governance and Democracy Division, GIZ


Session VII.2 LABOUR MOBILITY, TAXATION AND EQUALITY

Blanca Moreno-Dodson - Lead Economist, World Bank Group

Valerica Epure – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to India, Romania


Session VIII.1 REAL PROPERTY TAX AND INEQUALITY

Cristina Arango – Secretary of Urban Planning for Bogota, Colombia

Patrick Kassera – Commissioner, Domestic Revenue Department, Revenue Authority, Tanzania
Document - REAL PROPERTY TAXATION AND INEQUALITY, Domestic Revenue Department, Revenue Authority, Tanzania

Luis Porto (Spanish) – Vice-Minister of Economy and Finance, Uruguay

Pascal K. Abinan - Director of Fiscal Administration, Côte d'Ivoire


Session VIII.2 DEALING WITH LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS

Kakha Baindurashvili – President of Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Former Minister of Finance, Georgia

James Brumby – Manager, Public Sector Governance Group, World Bank

Celestin Bumbakare – Commissioner for Domestic Taxes, Revenue Authority, Rwanda


Session IX.1 WEALTH AND INHERITANCE TAXES

Christian Valenduc – Senior Advisor, Federal Public Service of Finance, Belgium

Jean-Marc Fenet – Deputy Director General of Public Finance, France

Edwin Visser – Deputy Director General, Tax & Customs Policy and Legislation; and Director for International Tax Policy and Legislation, Ministry of Finance, Netherlands


Session IX.2 A MORE DETAILED LOOK AT TAXES AND GROWTH

Christopher Heady – Professor of Economics, University of Kent, UK

Michael Waweru – Commissioner General, Revenue Authority, Kenya


Day 3 – Friday, 9 December 2011


Session X. HIGH NET WORTH INDIVIDUALS, TRANSPARENCY AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

Mark Konza – Deputy Commissioner, Australian Taxation Office, Australia

K. V. Chowdary – Director General of Income Tax (Investigation) New Delhi, Ministry of Finance, India


Session XI.1 INTERACTION OF TAX AND AID

Sanjeev Gupta - Deputy Director in the Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

Kenneth Matupa – Acting Director Ministry of Finance and Development Planning


Session XI.2 INTERGENERATIONAL ASPECTS OF INEQUALITY

Michael Keen – Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

Anders Kristoffersson – Director of the Tax Policy Division and Deputy Head, Tax

Ismail Momoniat – Deputy Director-General, Economic Policy, National Treasury, South Africa


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