Call for Papers: 8th Emerging Markets Finance Conference, 2017

17th - 20th December 2017

The Finance Research Group at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research is inviting papers to be submitted for the 8th Emerging Markets Finance conference, 2017. In the past, the audience for these events has comprised of academics, participants from the legal and financial industry, policy makers from government and regulators. Details of the previous conferences can be viewed at The conference aims to cover presentations and discussions across the following set of research topics:

  • Unique features of emerging markets asset pricing
  • Liquidity and liquidity risk in emerging markets
  • Risk measurement and risk managemen
  • New thinking in market design
  • How investors and households participate in equity and debt markets, and how they respond to news and information.
  • How emerging market firm finance themselves.
  • Corporate governance in emerging markets
  • The political economy of finance
  • Consequences of infirmities of regulation and supervision
  • Law and finance in the emerging market finance setting


  • Paper submission deadline: 18th Aug 2017.
  • Expected date for notification of acceptance: 08th Sep 2017.
  • Dates of the conference: 17th - 20th December 2017.


Financial support for academic authors whose papers have been accepted at the conference includes travel support of up to USD 1000 as well as accommodation at the conference venue for 4 nights of the conference (16th to 19th December).

Contact details

Submissions of the papers must be sent as PDF files, to Jyoti Manke
For any clarifications, please contact Jyoti at +91-22-28416592 (office) or +91-98205-20180 (cellphone).