2009 IIPF Congress
The 2009 IIPF Congress was held
in Cape Town, South Africa
The 65th Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF) was held in Cape Town, South Africa, from August 13 through 16, 2009 and dealt with Public Policy and Development.
Given this topic, the conference has been generously sponsored by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), as this is their main field of activity, working on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
In connection with this Congress, GTZ is pleased to announce the first African Public Policy Award . Click here for details.
While the main focus of the conference was on public policy and development, papers dealing with other topics in Public Finance were also considered.
The scientific committee for this congress was chaired by Ravi Kanbur (University of Cornell).
The local organising committee was chaired by Niek Schoeman (University of Pretoria). University of Pretoria was also the hosting university.
The presentations of the keynote speakers Louis Kasekende, Vito Tanzi, Otaviano Canuto, Anthony Venables and Michael Keen as well as the presidential address by Hans-Werner Sinn can be downloaded here.