Submission Deadline JULY 1, 2019

Paper Submission and Workshop registration has been closed for 2019
The Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) invites submissions of research papers for its 18th Annual Conference on Macroeconomics and Finance to be held on December 16 and 17, 2019. Papers are invited on all theoretical and empirical aspects of macroeconomics and financial economics.

  Contributions on the following topics are particularly welcome:
1. Corporate, household and government debt  
2. Issues related to financial sector stability  
3. Spillovers of global macroeconomic shocks   
4. Monetary policy and related issues  
5. Fiscal policy and sub-national finances

  Keynote lecture and Workshop Coordinator

Keynote lecture: "Mind the gap : Stylized dynamic facts and structural models"

Fabio Canova
Professor of Economics, BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, Norway
Director, Budapest School for Central Banking Studies, Hungary

  Special Talk

Rashesh Shah of Edelwiess Financial Services Limited will give a special talk on NBFCs on December 17.

  Paper Submission for the Conference Closed for 2019

Complete, unpublished papers should be submitted online in Adobe PDF format after logging in at by July 1, 2019.

The authors will be informed of acceptance by August 15, 2019.

Authors of accepted papers may be requested to act as discussants for other papers.

Details of earlier conferences are available at


The conference will include a half-day workshop on Bayesian Vector Autoregressions. These models are the workhorses of modern empirical macroeconomics and finance. The training will aim at 'how to do' aspects of Bayesian Vector Autoregressions modeling for research students and faculty.

  Workshop Registration

Participants for the workshop are encouraged to register at  Closed for 2019

Last date to register for the workshop is October 15, 2019.
List of shortlisted participants for workshop will be uploaded on October 31,2019.

The registration fee for the conference and workshop is INR 3000.The fee covers breakfast, lunch and dinner. The fee is waived for all paper presenters.

   Travel and Accommodation

Economy class airfare by the shortest distance will be reimbursed to presenters from academic institutions within India. Limited funds may be available for foreign travel. The Institute will provide accommodation and local hospitality.

  Organizing Committee (IGIDR)

Taniya Ghosh
Ashima Goyal
R. Krishnan
Jayati Sarkar
Rajendra Vaidya
Rajeswari Sengupta

  Conference Secretariat

For any queries, please contact the Conference Secretariat.

Ms. Jayshree Borkar []

Tel: 28416586 Fax: 28416399/28402752