Professor Medhi Shafaeddin
Experience of South-South Regionalism: The Case of East and South East Asia
About Professor Medhi Shafaeddin
Professor Mehdi Shafaeddin is a development economist and holds a D.Phil. from Oxford University. He is currently an international consultant affiliated to the Institute of Economic Research, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland and is engaged in research and training. The former Head, Macroeconomics and Development Policies Branch, Globalization and Development Strategies of UNCTAD, he is the author of many articles on trade policy, industrialisation, economic reform and development policies in international journals.
Professor Shafaeddin's recent work includes: Trade Policy at the Crossroads: The Recent Experience of Developing Countries (Macmillan, 2005) and Competitiveness and Development; Myths and Misconceptions, Anthem Press, forthcoming.
Professor Shafaeddin's visit in South Africa is linked to a variety of events. He is the keynote speaker at the Fourth Annual Conference on Development and Change (ACDC) held at the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS). He is also presenting at a high level policy workshop to be held at the dti.
For more information on the ACDC Conference, please consult: http://www.caleidoscop.org/Members/janina/news10/fourth-annual-conference-on-development-and-change-acdc-johannesburg-south-africa-april-9-11-2010