Eleventh World Congress of the International Economic Association
The scientific preparation of the Congress was placed under the responsibility of the IEA President, Professor Michael Bruno who was assisted by the Secretary General, Professor Jean-Paul Fitoussi, and an International Programme Committee consisting of distinguished economists.
In the programme of the Congress, there were two plenary sessions, three panels and 41 parallel sessions.
More than 300 papers covering several fields of economics were presented and the proceedings have been published by Palgrave in 6 volumes under a general title: ” Contemporary Economic Issues”
Contemporary Economic Issues Vol. 1: Regional Experience and System Reform , edited by Justin Yifu Lin (1998).
Contemporary Economic Issues Vol. 2: Labour, Food and Poverty, edited by Yair Mundlak (1998).
Contemporary Economic Issues Vol. 3: Trade, Payments and Debt, edited by Daniel Cohen (1998).
Contemporary Economic Issues Vol. 4: Economic Behaviour and Design, edited by Murat Sertel (1999).
Contemporary Economic Issues Vol. 5 : Macroeconomics and Finance, edited by Holger C.Wolf (1998).
Contemporary Economic Issues Vol. 6 : Economic Development in Sub Saharan Africa, edited by Abrahim Elbadawi, Benno Ndulu, African Economic Research Consortium in Nairobi, Kenya ( 2001).