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Inclusion and Participation: a New Agenda for the Globalised Economy

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Heiner Flassbeck

Heiner Flassbeck

Heiner Flassbeck (Director on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD)

Date: 1 February 2012Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 1 February 2012Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Lecture

Series: The Globalisation Lectures

Heiner Flassbeck obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from the Free University, Berlin in July 1987, and was appointed honorary professor at the University of Hamburg in 2005. He worked successively at the German Council of Economic Experts, Wiesbaden from 1976 until 1980, the Federal Ministry of Economics, Bonn until January 1986, the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Berlin between 1988 and 1998. Dr Flassbeck was State Secretary (Vice Minister) at the Federal Ministry of Finance, Bonn, from October 1998 to April 1999 when Oskar Lafontaine was Minister of Finance. He joined UNCTAD in 2000, where he heads since 2003 the Division on Globalisation and Development Strategies. He is the principal author of the team preparing UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report.

Inclusion and Participation: a New Agenda for the Globalised Economy

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