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Call for Papers

Economics and Finance have always played a central role in the development and growth process of a nation. Critical empirical analysis of classical theories and development of new theories assumes a central role in furtherance of the fields of study. Questioning obsolete theories, approaches and practices has become the need of the hour and some rigorous brainstorming sessions and exchange of ideas are essential to chart a path forward.

SVKM’S NMIMS, Bangalore Campus, in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society, is hosting the International Conference on Economics and Finance, 2019 (ICEF-2019). The conference is scheduled for February 9th and 10th, 2019 at the NMIMS’, School for Business Management located in Kalkare, Bangalore. The conference theme, “Economics and Finance in the Globalized World: The Dilemmas”, will attempt to evaluate how the policies promoting globalization have made economies interdependent and how the benefits and ills are transmitted across economies. The conference will also address the strategies followed by policymakers world-over to safeguard the interests of the respective residents by stabilizing the economies.

Objective of the Conference

The primary objective of the conference is to provide a platform for young and experienced researchers from academia and industry in the areas of Economics and Finance to present their ideas and contributions towards advancement of their respective fields of study and to foster associations with researchers and industry experts across the globe.

Submission of Manuscript

Contributors may submit their unpublished theoretical and empirical manuscripts under any of the tracks given below. The tracks are indicative and not exhaustive. Researchers are requested to submit an extended abstract (MS Word format) not exceeding 1000 words via email to Selected abstracts will be invited to submit the full paper in accordance with the guidelines which will be informed.

Select manuscripts may be published in reputed journals or edited volume published by reputed publishers.

Indicative Tracks

  1. Financial globalization and inclusivity of emerging market economies
  2. Macroeconomic performances in emerging economies: Discussions on recent trends
  3. Innovation and Technology transfers in Emerging markets: Recent trends
  4. Environmental sustainability and issues of Global Dumping: The Emerging markets’ experiences
  5. Issues on Income Inequality and Poverty: Global experiences due to emerging markets
  6. Online marketing and Global exchanges in commodity markets
  7. Trade , Balance of Payments and Forex
  8. Macroeconomic Transmissions
  9. Policy considerations in Changing Global Scenarios
  10. Lessons from Economic History.
  11. Evolution of Geo Political Strategies
  12. Evolving Consumption Patterns
  13. Role of International Institutions
  14. Natural Resources and related Issues.
  15. Theoretical and Empirical Asset Pricing
  16. Corporate Finance, Capital Structure and Dividend Policy
  17. Asset Allocation and Investment Management.
  18. Financial Risk, Systemic Risk and Micro Finance.
  19. Quality of financial reporting and adoption of IFRS
  20. Computational finance and financial econometrics
  21. Financial risk analytics and management
  22. Market microstructure and algorithmic trading
  23. Financial policy choice, institutions, and regulation
  24. Financial Literacy and Financial Education.
  25. Financial Analytics and its applications.

Registration Fees
Academicians (Indian Affiliates): INR 5,000/-
Industry Representatives (Indian Affiliates): INR 10,000
International Affiliates: USD 200/-
Indian Participants (Non-presenters): INR 3,000/-

Registration fee includes conference kit, breakfast, lunch on conference days and conference dinner. Fees include GST.

Payment Details

Participants can register for the conference by making the required payment via NEFT/RTGS using the following details.

Bank Name: Union Bank of India; Branch: Kalkere;
Account No: 435301010060080
Account Name: SVKM’s NMIMS
IFSC Code: UBIN0543535

Participants are required to send the Unique Transaction Reference Number to along with the scan of duly filled and signed registration form.

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Important Dates

Extended Date for Abstract Submission: November 15, 2018
Full Paper Submission: December 15, 2018
Acceptance of Full Paper: December 22, 2018
Registration: January 16, 2019

Conference Dates: February 9 and 10, 2019


Dr. Aparna A.


Dr. Akshay Dhume

Organizing Committee:

Dr. Narayani Ramachandran
Dr. Neha Chhabra-Roy
Dr. Padmini Jindal
Dr. Amrita Pramanick

Editorial Team:

Prof. Alok Dixit (Finance, IIM Lucknow)
Prof. Jaydev (Finance, IIM Bangalore)
Prof. Pankaj Saha (Finance, FMS Delhi)
Prof. Ajay Garg (Finance, IIM Lucknow)
Prof. Tirupati Rao (Economics, IIM Lucknow)
Prof. Chandan Sharma (Economics, IIM Lucknow)
Prof. Ravi Sundar (Head Institutional Equity, ELARA Capital)

About NMIMS, Bangalore

SVKM’S NMIMS (Deemed to be University), located in Mumbai, is a University of Excellence and has been awarded the 55th rank by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The University offer programs in several disciplines and currently houses campuses for Management Studies in 5 developed and developing cities of India.

A constituent of the SVKM’S NMIMS (Deemed to be University), NMIMS, Bengaluru is an All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) approved institution located in the technological hub of India. The campus offers a rather coveted program in Management Studies with a strong focus on Data Analytics. The campus, based on its commitment to teaching and research has been awarded the International Accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) UK; thus becoming a member of select group of 8 B-Schools in India and 210 across the world.