Call for Papers: Conference On Emerging Markets Finance  


Call for papers

Conference On Emerging Markets Finance

20 and 21st December 2011

Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research

Bombay, India


We are inviting submission of papers to a conference on "Emerging markets finance". This conference will feature state of the art research in emerging markets, with an accent on policy issues. It will also serve as a forum for discussion and debate between market participants, policy makers and academics.

Topics of interest include:

  • Unique features of EM asset pricing
  • Liquidity and liquidity risk in EMs
  • Risk measurement and risk management
  •  New thinking in market design
  •  How EM corporations finance themselves
  • Corporate governance in EMs
  • Political economy of finance
  • Consequences of infirmities of regulation and supervision
  • Law and finance in the EM finance setting


The conference will feature a small number of papers, with a designated discussant, thus allowing adequate time for each paper. There will be a conference website where all the papers and slideshows are collected together. Details of the previous conference can be viewed at


Travel (economy class round-trip) and accommodation expenses will be covered for academic speakers.



Viral Acharya, NYU

Ravi Anshuman, IIM Bangalore

Bhagwan Chowdhury, UCLA

Subrata Sarkar, IGIDR

Ajay Shah, NIPFP

Avinadhar Subramanyam, UCLA

Ram Thirumalai, ISB Hyderabad

Susan Thomas, IGIDR

Jayanth Varma, IIM Ahmedabad

Pradeep Yadav, Univ of Oklahoma



Viral Acharya, Stern School, NYU

Subir Gokarn, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India

U. K. Sinha, Chairman, Securities and Exchanges Board of India

Avinadhar Subramanyam, UCLA



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Office number : +91-22-28416550

Cell phone : +91-98205-20180


Submission deadline: 14 August 2011

Decisions intimated by: 28 August 2011