Call for papers: 9th Emerging Markets Finance Conference, 2018

13th - 15th December 2018

The Finance Research Group at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research is inviting papers to be submitted for the 9th Emerging Markets Finance, 2018, conference. 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 management
  • 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

Conference Design

For EMF 2018, we intend to bring on board a wider Research Papers, Panels on contemporary policy and Keynotes by experts in the area of Finance, Economics and Law.

Important Dates
  • Paper submission deadline: 25th June 2018
  • Expected date for notification of acceptance: 23rd July 2018
  • Dates of the conference: 13th - 15th December 2018


Financial support for academic authors whose papers have been accepted at the conference includes travel support of up to USD 750 as well as accommodation at the conference venue for 4 nights of the conference (11th to 14th December 2018).

Registration and Contact details

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