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CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd International Conference on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Markets (ICAFEM)
Theme: Information Change and Corporate Finance Development with High Quality
 
October 12-13, 2019
 
Sponsored by: Nanjing University of Finance and Economics and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets

Sponsoring  Journals : Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (SSCI), International Review of Financial Analysis (SSCI), and International Review of Economics and Finance (SSCI)

Sponsoring Institutions: Chartered Valuation Analyst (CVA) Institute and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

BACKGROUND
The new era of information technology revolution, this has provided new space for firm development and economic growth. The innovation and application of intelligent information technology, for enterprise management decision provides a convenient, depth of auxiliary information means, promote the transformation of enterprise development. In economic transformation and the development idea of high quality and economic development, understanding the implications of intelligent information technology on the company's financial behavior, and to promote the financial quality development of the enterprise has far-reaching strategic meaning. In order to better understanding development of intelligent concept of corporate financial frontier problem research in China, Nanjing University of Finance and Economics (NUFE) joint together with The Society for The Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM), International Review of Financial Analysis (IRFA) and International Review of Economics and Finance (IREF) hold high quality development idea of China's financial development academic conference. The theme of the conference is emerging market economies in the intelligent information technology change and development of enterprise financial strategy.

We invite interested scholars, policy makers, and other parties from accounting, economics, finance, management and other related fields to submit abstract or complete papers related in the following areas, but not limited to:

l  Intelligent Information Technology
l  Information Technology Auditing
l  Accounting and finance in Capital Markets
l  Mobile Internet Network
l  Management Accounting under Information Technology
l  Financial Shared Services
l  Financial Wind Services
l  Wisdom Financial System
l  Financial Robot Application
l  Block chain Technology
l  Intelligent Financial Decision System
l  The Reform of Mixed Ownership in Emerging Markets
l  Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets
l  Organization Reform in Emerging Markets
l  Financial Markets and Micro-Structure of Stock Exchanges in Emerging Markets
l  Risk Management
l  Financial Stability
l  Asset Pricing and Portfolio Valuation
l  Green Finance and Climate Change
l  Trade and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Markets
l  Financial Innovation and Fintech
l  Microfinance and Economic Development

CONFERENCE VENUE AND WEBSITE
Venue: Nanjing University of Finance and Economics campus, NO.3 Wenyuan Road, Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, China
Website: http://www.icntaf.com

SEMINAR
The Managing Editor of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade will conduct a special session on "How to publish in top journals in economics and business", targeted towards young scholars and graduate students. Questions will also be taken from the participants of the session.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
 
Brian M. Lucey, Professor of Finance at Trinity College Dublin (TCD). His research interests including international finance, capital structure, econometrics, and investment. He got his BA in TCD, MA in University of California, Davis (UCD), PhD in University of Stirling. He was an economist at the Central Bank of Ireland (1987-92) and before that an Administrative Officer at the Department of Health (1985-1987).he has published over 200 papers in top journals, such as Financial Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Emerging Markets Review etc.
 
 
Xian Shi, Professor of Accounting at NUFE. Her research fields including auditing, internal control. She has published over 20 academic research papers in top academic journals, such as Accounting Research, Auditing research. And also she has finished many high quality research projects. Her teaching courses “Fixed Assets Investment Auditing” and “Internal Auditing” had been reward as the first tier course in Jiangsu province. Professor Shi now is vice headmaster of NUFE, and is important leader in many related academic societies.
 
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE
The conference only accepts English written papers. Authors are invited to submit a full paper to icntaf@163.com by August 31, 2018. Papers will be selected for presentation at the conference by the conference committee and will be notified by September 15, 2018.The criteria for selecting papers for the program include the nature of the research topic, the economic implications of the research, and the academic quality of the research design. The number of papers that can be accommodated is limited, so please be sure to submit your paper early.
 
PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITY
Selected papers will be published as a symposium in a regular issue of the Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (EMFT), International Review of Financial Analysis (IRFA), International Review of Economics and Finance (IREF).
Please indicate at the time of submission if you would like your paper to be considered for publication in a regular issue of EMFT, IRFA, IREF. Acceptance to the conference does not imply acceptance into the EMFT, IRFA, IREF issue which aims to publish valuable research contributions on the theme. Submissions to the journal will undergo a fast-track review process that maintains the EMFT/IRFA/IREF 's normal publication standards.
The detailed information about the submission process and deadline will be provided at the conference and emailed to registered authors.
 
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Registration fee covers conference materials, welcome reception, coffee breaks, lunches, seminar, and a gala dinner during the conference.
TypeAmount($)
Early bird fee (Before October 1,2019)200
Standard fee230
Students180
Without paper submission150

The registration fee waives the submission fee for conference papers submitted to Emerging Markets Finance and Trade and includes one-year membership in the SSEM. Members receive free subscription to EMFT (online).
 
CONFERENCE LODGING
Alternative hotel accommodations at discounted faculty rates are available as follows:
[1] Xin Di Hotel (10 min walk from campus) is a five-star foreign-located conference hotel. http://www.hlwhotel.com/Phone: +86 400 778 6288
 
[2] Zhong Gong Hui Yue Hotel (15 driving from campus) is a four-star foreign-located conference hotel which locates next Nanjing University of finance and Economics. http://www.ihuiyue.com/Phone: +86 025 86986888
 
 
 [3] Xian Lin Hotel (15 min walk from campus) is a three-star foreign-located situated in the Nanjing Normal University campus. Its environment and facility is modern and comfortable.
Phone: +86 025 85845888 
 
 IMPORTANT NOTE
Due to the limited number of hotel rooms available, please complete your registration and lodging reservation early. Please note that all conference participants and presenters are responsible for paying their own hotel expenses.

CONTACT INFORMATION
E-mail: Questions about the conference should be directed to: icntaf@163.com.
Telephone: +86- 25- 8671 8312.

UNIVERSITY AND CITY
Nanjing University of Finance and Economics (NUFE), one of the key comprehensive universities in Jiangsu Province, is oriented to the disciplines of economics and management, coupled with those of laws, humanities, science and technology. At present the university hosts 19 schools and departments. The university has a famous reputation at the major of accounting, finance, economics and food science. The University is located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. Many popular tourist attractions are around the city such as Zhongshan Temple, Xuanwu Lake Garden, and Ming Dynasty City Wall etc.
 

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International Conference on Critical Issues Facing Emerging Markets

 
CALL FOR PAPERS
 
Theme: Effective and Efficient Strategies for the Financial Stability, Sustainability and Development of Asian Emerging Markets
 
Hualien, Taiwan, October 18-20, 2019
 
Organizers:
College of Management, National Dong Hwa University
Department of Finance, National Dong Hwa University
Bachelor Program of Management Science and Finance, National Dong Hwa University
Society for the Study of Emerging Markets
 
Sponsoring Journal:
Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (SSCI)
 
The main objective of this conference is to provide an international platform for stimulating discussions and explore the opportunities for cooperation among the academicians, practitioners, and government officials to make feasible contribution to the financial stability, sustainability and development of Asian emerging markets. With the background of speedy technological changes, rising trade barriers among major economies, pessimistic outlook of global economy, and the ascending volatility of global financial markets, emerging markets and economies are expected to experience critical challenges in the near future. To better understand and address these critical issues facing the Asian emerging markets, we invite research papers covering related issues in Finance, Economics, Management, and Accounting for consideration in the program. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Asset Pricing       
  • Financial Crises
  • Auditing
  • Financial Education
  • Banking and Financial intermediaries
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Integration
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Regulation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Stability and Vulnerability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Fintech and Financial innovation
  • Derivatives
  • Investments
  • Economic PolicyManagerial Accounting
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Market Microstructure
  • Financial Accounting
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Contagion
  • Sustainable Finance
 
Keynote speakers (Listed in Alphabetical Order):

Prof. Jin-Chuan Duan, Jardine Cycle & Carriage Professor of Finance, National University of Singapore (Singapore).
Prof. Ji Chai Lin, Christina Lee Professor in Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)
Prof. S. Ghon Rhee, K. J. Luke Distinguished Professor of International Banking and Finance, University of Hawaii (U.S.A.)
Prof. Qiang Ye, Dean of School of Management, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
 
Workshop:
Prof. Ali M. Kutan, Editor of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, will conduct a workshop on "How to publish in top economics and finance journals” targeted towards young scholars and graduate students.
 
Venue:
College of Management, National Dong Hwa University
No.1, Sec.2, Da Hsueh Road, Shoufeng, Hualien 97401, Taiwan.
 
Submission Information and Publication Opportunity:
Please send submissions of original full paper or abstract in PDF format to: CIFAEM2019@gmail.com
The acceptance of abstract or paper is necessary for presentation at the conference. We encourage authors to submit the full papers since only the full papers will be considered for publication (subject to double-blind reviewing process) in the special issue of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (EMFT).
Journal website: https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/mree20
 
Important Dates:
Submission deadline: July 15, 2019
Notification of acceptance: July 31, 2019
Early bird registration: August 15, 2019
Regular registration: September 15, 2019
Conference dates: October 18-20, 2019
 
Registration fees:
Early bird registration fee (before August 15): USD 300
Regular registration fee: USD 350
 
Conference website:
cifaem.weebly.com (Working in progress)
 
Contact:
Any questions about the conference should be sent to the conference email address: CIFAEM2019@gmail.com
 

 

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CALL FOR PAPERS AND SPECIAL ISSUE

 

International Conference on

Financial Development and Stability in Dynamic Global Economy


Organized by: School of Business and Research Institute of One Belt One Road, Ningbo University
 

Supporting Journal: Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (SSCI&ABS).

 

Conference Dates:  July 18-20, 2019, Ningbo, China

 

Venue: Ningbo University Hotel (on campus), 818 Fenghua Road, Ningbo, China

 

Background:

Both developed and developing economies have been experiencing rapid growth driven, in part, by their higher degree of interdependence through international trade and innovation in information technology. Big data and artificial intelligence technologies have also greatly affected the ways of doing business, conducting finance transaction, and wealth management. However, the recent China and US trade tensions have generated great uncertainties in capital and commodity markets, as well as in global supply chains networks, potentially reversing the current positive economic growth due to its negative effects on finance, trade and other key economic sectors. Hence, this conference will focus on these and related issues and examine new financial developments in such dynamic global economy with great challenges and opportunities. All this require new models in asset pricing, portfolio investment, corporate finance, and risk management that all would be the key focus of this conference.

 

Suggested topics:

We invite submissions of high quality, original research papers. Panels or individual papers may be submitted. Topics considered include but not limit to the following:

  • Capital markets, risk management and pricing
  • Theoretical Asset Pricing
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Econometrics of hypothesis testing and p-hacking
  • Corporate finance and governance
  • Energy economics and finance
  • Financial stability
  • Global finance and trade
  • Monetary and fiscal policy
  • Economic development and growth
  • Real Estate and Housing markets
  • Business cycles, labor market
  • Silk Road trade and global supply chain
  • FinTech and digital economy

 

Keynote speakers:

  1. Prof. Tarun Chordia, Managing Editor of Journal of Financial Markets, R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Chair and Professor in Finance, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, U.S.,
  2. Prof. Gary Tian, Professor in Finance, Macquarie University

 

Workshop:

Prof. Ali M. Kutan, Editor of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, will conduct a workshop on "How to publish in top economics and finance journals” targeted towards young scholars and doctoral students. Questions will also be taken from the participants of the session.

 

Submissions:

All the papers must be written and presented in English. Extended abstracts or original full papers should be submitted to the conference organizer through email ribr@nbu.edu.cn by May 1, 2019. Papers selected for presentation will be notified by May 15, 2019. The criteria for selecting papers for the program include the nature of the research topic and the academic quality of the research design.

 

Publication Opportunity:

Selected papers will be considered for publication in Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (EMFT), https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/mree20/current

 

EMFT is a SSCI and ABS indexed journal. Selected conference papers in English langue will be published in a regular issue of the journal based on the journal’s standard review process. All papers accepted for presentation at the conference are eligible to be considered for publication in the EMFT. Hence, if you wish your paper to be considered for publication in EMFT, please indicate it in the email accompanying your paper submission. Papers will be screened by the conference committee for suitability prior to the submission to the journal. Note that the acceptance of a paper to the conference does guarantee publication in the EMFT.

 

Registration:

Registration fee of US$280 or 1800 RENMINBI early bird: (June 1, 2019) for all attendees, which covers conference materials, welcome reception, coffee breaks, lunch, and dinner.

 

A late registration fee of US$300 or 2000 RENMINBI applies to registrations received between June 1 and 1 July, 2019.

 

Important dates:

Extended abstract or full paper submission:

Submission date: May 1, 2019

Notification date: May 15, 2019

Registration dates: June 1, 2019

Conference dates: July 18 to 20, 2019

 

Conference Hotel:

Ningbo University Hotel, 818 Fenghua Road, Ningbo, China

Reservation Phone: +86 (0)574-86662201

The rooms are limited and please make reservations as early as possible.

If you need room, please send to ribr@nbu.edu.cn.  A limited rooms are available at conference rate 390 RMB/day.

All participants are responsible for booking and paying their own accommodation and transportation.

 

Contact Information:

Shannon Zhang,   

ribr@nbu.edu.cn

 

Conference website:

 http://sxynew.nbu.edu.cn/info/1168/1255.htm

 

Conference Chair:

Prof. Yongmin Zhang

Qianjiang Distinguished Professor in Finance

Anzhong Chair Professor in Applied Economics

Deputy Dean, “One Belt One Road” Research Institute

Business School of Ningbo University

 

Guide to Ningbo City

Ningbo is located in Zhejiang province on the south shore of Hangzhou Bay, opposite Shanghai. 7,000 years old, populated with more than six million people and covering over 9,000 square kilometers, Ningbo is a rapidly growing city. Ranked 7th by Forbes list of 'the top cities for business in China', it is a thriving blend of enterprise, culture, education, tradition and entertainment.

Ningbo offers the opportunity to feel at home amongst an array of international shopping outlets, restaurants, clubs and bars, whilst hosting international sports and music events. It also provides the chance to embrace culture and tradition. Unique temples and intricate streets house an array of markets boasting a variety of antiques, textiles and delicious Ningbo cuisine.

National and local festivities flaunt the delights of Chinese culture whilst close to one hundred museums and exhibitions represent the city’s historic past and innovative future. The city is a unique mix of modern sky-scrapers and traditional architecture, complimented with stunning parkland and scenic spots, making it a place for all.

The city's excellent transport links mean that Ningbo is an ideal location to explore and one from which to open up the vast delights that both China and Asia have to offer.

Getting to the University

From Ningbo airport and Ningbo train station

Subway (No. 2) to the University is the most efficient way to reach campus. It takes about 50 minutes from Ningbo airport and 30 minutes from Ningbo train station.

From Shanghai's airports

Shanghai has two airports - Shanghai Pudong Airport, mainly for international flights and Shanghai Hongqiao Airport, mainly for domestic flights. There is a distance of about 50 km and one hour drive between two airports.

 

By train (Shanghai to Ningbo)

On arriving at Shanghai Pudong Airport you should transfer to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. This takes approximately 90 minutes depending on traffic conditions. There are two options to get there:

  • Take a taxi (around 200 RMB)
  • Take Metro Line No. 2 (8 RMB and about 90 minutes)

The train from Shanghai to Ningbo is now only one-hour-forty-minutes.


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Call for Papers and Special Issue in Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (SSCI): International Workshop on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, April 20-21, 2019

 

Theme:

SMEs and Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies: Key Challenges and Opportunities

 

Organizers:

China Institute for Small and Medium Enterprises, Zhejiang University of Technology, China,  

Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM), USA

Zhejiang Provincial Society for the Study of Small and Medium Enterprise, China

 

Dates and Venue:       

Dates: April 20-21, 2019

Venue:  Zhejiang University of Technology campus, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

 

Supporting Journal:

Emerging Markets Finance and TradeSSCI

 

 

Background:

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) represent the majority of firms in emerging economies, such as China and Indonesia, reflecting growth of entrepreneurship in emerging industries, along with sustainable development of SMEs in traditional industries, which have offered great impel to emerging economies in recent years. There are many key challenges for entrepreneurship and SMEs in the context of economic transformation, especially in China and other East Asian emerging economics. SMEs faces challenges in the areas of technological innovation, social responsibility, market exploration, cooperate governance and financial risk management as emerging economies are striving to have high-quality economic standards. Hence, an important question is how SMEs and entrepreneurs in emerging markets respond to the transforming economic environment and above and other challenges? These issues are critical for managers, investors, policy makers and other relevant stakeholders.

 

China Institute for Small and Medium Enterprises, Zhejiang University of Technology, China, will organize a special issue in Emerging Markets Finance and Trade to promote understanding of development of SMEs and entrepreneurship in emerging economies. We invite submissions for this workshop to be presented at the International Workshop on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies.

 

Topics:

We welcome submissions related to critical issues on the development of SMEs and entrepreneurship in emerging economies, including, but not limited to:

  • Internet Economics, sharing economics and entrepreneurship in new emerging industries
  • Entrepreneurs and family business in emerging economies
  • Social responsibility, political connection and the development of SMEs
  • Relationship management and inter-firm alliance  
  • SME financing and financial risk management
  • Technological innovation and performance of SMEs in capital markets
  • Guanxi and its influence on SME development in East Asian countries
  • Internationalization of private business and international trade conflicts in emerging economics

 

Publication Opportunity:

Submitted papers will be invited to present at International Workshop on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, each paper will be discussed, commented and selected by the special issue committee consist of distinguished scholars. These selected papers will be considered for publication in a regular issue of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (SSCI)

 

Guest Editor:

Prof. Bao Wu, China Institute for Small and Medium Enterprises, Zhejiang University of Technology, China.

 

Submission Process and deadline

Participants are invited to submit their completed individual papers to Prof. Bao WU at emftws2019@163.com by deadline below.

 

The special issue committee will first evaluate the submissions and then invite selected papers to be submitted to the journal for the review process. The selected papers will go through the journal’s standard submission process. The submission fee will be waived.

 

Submission Deadline:  Friday, March 15, 2019

 

Registration fee and deadline:

$250 registration includes one-year membership in the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM), USA. The registered authors of this workshop will enjoy one-year membership privileges including online subscription to EMFT and submission fee waiver ($150 currently).

 

The registration deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019.

 

Contact Information

Prof. Bao WU at emftws2019@163.com

 

Lodging information

Zhejiang University of Technology is located in No.288, Liuhe Road, Hangzhou, China.

The following is a list of hotels nearby the campus of Zhejiang University of Technology.

  1. Huachen San Siro Hotel (***)
  2. 2. Gingko Harden Hotel (***)
  3. Geleisi Selected Hotel (Hangzhou Xixi) (****)
  4. Yiqi Ecological Art Hotel (***)
  5. Clouds Art Hotel (****)


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Call for Papers and Workshop: Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development of Minority Areas in Western China, May 24, 2019

 

College of Business and Tourism Management, Yunnan University, China, and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM) invite submission of papers for, and participation in, a major international workshop on economic challenges and developments in Western China. Empirical papers related to the theme of the conference as well as papers dealing with the following topics are welcome. Participants are invited to submit their individual papers for presentation or to propose an entire panel consisting of four papers.

Paper proposals, consisting of an abstract of no more than 400 words and/or complete papers, should be submitted via email:  workshop2019@ynu.edu.cn 
 

Keynote speakers:

Sushanta Kumar Mallick , Professor of International Finance at the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London, UK. Co-editor, Economic Modelling

He Gao, Professor of Strategy and Organizational study at the School of Business & Tourism Management, Yunnan University

Fang Meng, Associate Professor, School of Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management and  Research Associate, Smart State Center of Economic Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development, University of South Carolina, USA

Ali M. Kutan, Editor, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade and Distinguished Research Professor of Economics and Finance, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA

Conference Chairs:

Wan Qing Lv, Dean of School of Business and Tourism Management, Yunnan University, China.

WeiMin Tian, Executive director of the QiDi Business School Yunnan University, China.

Ali M. Kutan, Editor, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade


Publication: Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (SSCI) will publish a symposium from conference papers in a regular issue.
 

Questions about the conference should be directed to the conference email address: workshop2019@ynu.edu.cn

For further information, please visit the Conference Website:  www.slxueshu.cn

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2019 International Conference on Digital Transformation for Finance and Economics, May 12-13, 2019, Chengdu, China

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM) will jointly hold a conference on May 12 - 13 2019, in Chengdu. We invite domestic and international scholars in the fields of finance and economics in emerging and developing markets to submit empirical and theoretical papers related to this area. Themes to be considered at the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Financial technology
  • Artificial intelligence solutions for finance and economics
  • Open innovation application in finance industry, such as crowdfunding and P2P lending
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Digital transformation in economics and trade
  • Impact of digital transformations on firm performance and productivity and economic activity
  • Comparative studies on the impact of digital transformation in developed vs developing/emerging economies

LOCAL ORGANIZER AND VENUE:
School of Economic Information Engineering, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

PAPER SUBMISSIONS: 
Authors are invited to submit completed papers. Papers will be selected by the Program Committee. Please submit your papers in electronic format (PDF files only) to: fintech@swufe.edu.cn

There is no registration fee.  However, all presenters and attendees need to register by the deadline below.

CONFERENCE CHAIRS: 
Qing Li, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
Ali M. Kutan, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville


PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITY:

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade will publish selected conference papers based on the journal’s standard review process. All papers will be published in a regular issue of the journal and be included in SSCI.  Journal website: http://www.tandfonline.com/mree

Guest Co-editors: 
Qing Li, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
Yun Xu, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

IMPORTANT DATES:

Full paper submission: April 1, 2019.

Notification: April 15, 2019.

Registration: May 1, 2019

Conference dates: May 12-13, 2019
 

CONFERENCE CONTACT: 
Conference Secretary: (Ms.) Wenjing Zhao 
Tel: +86-(0)28-8709 2313
Email: zhaowenjin@swufe.edu.cn

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SSEM EuroConference 2019: Emerging Market Economies
Venue: University of Milana Bicocca, Italy 


June 27-29, 2019

The Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM), and University of Milano Bicocca invite submission of papers for, and participation in, a major international conference on emerging economies and markets — the 2019 edition of the SSEM EuroConference. Empirical and theoretical papers related to the theme of the conference as well as papers dealing with institutions, political economy and policy issues are welcome. Participants are invited to submit their individual papers for presentation or to propose an entire panel consisting of four papers.

CONFERENCE VENUE AND WEBSITE
University of Milano Bicocca, Faculty of Economics, Italy
http://www.sem.unimib.it/

ABSTRACT / PAPER SUBMISSION AND DEADLINE April 12,, 2019. Decisions will be made by April 19, 2018 the latest. The number of papers that can be accommodated is limited, so please be sure to submit your abstract/paper early.

Submissions made before the deadline will be reviewed by the conference's scientific committee on an ongoing basis and a decision in most cases will be made within a week following a submission.

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITY
Papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication (subject to double-blind reviewing process) in a regular issue of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/mree20

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
All conference attendees (including paper presenters) are required to pay the registration fees:
Registration fee of 300 euro (early bird: until May 1, 2019) for all attendees, which covers conference materials, welcome reception, coffee breaks, lunch, and dinner.

A late registration fee of 350 euro applies to registrations received after May 1 (until May 15, 2018).

Questions about the conference may be emailed to: akutan@siue.edu

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1ST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON  MENA ECONOMIES AND MARKETS

December 4-5, 2019

Venue: College of Business Administration, Prince Sultan University

College of Business Administration, Prince Sultan University, and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets are organizing their first major international conference to encourage a wide range and in-depth study on empirical studies on MENA economies and markets. We invite domestic and international scholars in the fields of accounting, finance, economics, and international business to submit papers.

Keynote speaker:

Avanidhar (Subra) Subrahmanyam, Distinguished Professor of Finance and Goldyne and Irwin Hearsh Chair in Money and Banking, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

 

Workshop:

Professor Ali M. Kutan (Professor of Economics and Finance at Southern Illinois University) and Dr Mohammad Nurunnabi (Prince Sultan University) will conduct a workshop on "How to publish in top business journals” targeted towards young scholars and doctoral students.

 

Paper Submissions:

All the papers must be written and presented in English. The criteria for selecting papers for the program include the nature of the research topic and the academic quality of the research design. Original full papers should be submitted to prr@psu.edu.sa.

 

Important dates:

Extended abstract/full paper submission: August 30, 2019.

Notification: September 30, 2019.

Registration: November 1, 2019.

 

Publication Opportunity:

Selected papers will be considered for publication in Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/mree20/current

 

Registration:

Registration fee of $300 early bird: (November 1, 2019) for all attendees, which covers conference materials, welcome reception, coffee breaks, lunch, and dinner.

 

A late registration fee of $350 applies to registrations received between November 15 and 20, 2019.

All the participants need to pay the registration fee using the secure link below:

http://www.emergingecons.org/conference_fees.htm

 

Conference website:

www.psu.edu.sa

 

Conference Hotels:

Tiara Hotel (5-star hotel)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 11 455 3344

The rooms are limited and please make reservations as early as possible.

 

All participants are responsible for booking and paying their own accommodation and transportation.

 

Contact Information:

E-mail: prr@psu.edu.sa

participants and presenters are responsible for paying their own hotel expenses.

 

 

 

What Our Members Say

"Emerging Markets Finance & Trade focuses on the issues that are most important to emerging markets -- trade and trade policy and financial markets and flows ... an important forum for research and policy discussion in these areas."
- Paul Wachtel, Stern School of Business, New York University
  "Emerging Markets Finance & Trade is the most comprehensive journal in its coverage of different regions of the developing world. The articles utilize the most recent advances in economic theory and econometrics."
- Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Emerging Markets Finance & Trade is essential reading ... with leading edge papers on the central topics of relevance to ... financial markets and international trade in emerging markets."- Saul Estrin, Department of Management, London School of Economics
"The analysis of the economic challenges faced by emerging markets has increasingly been attracting attention in the economic profession. This journal provides an important forum for high-quality research on these issues."
- Carmen M. Reinhart, Harvard University
"As a new member of SSEM and participant in your conferences , I certainly think the society is a magnet for scholars who pursue cutting-edge research. Their conferences are always far-reaching and well attended. I would recommend the society and conferences organized by SSEM to all scholars working on issues related to emerging markets."
- Mehmet E. Yaya, Eastern Michigan University
"I have previously submitted one of my manuscripts to your journal, EMFT, and I am glad to be a member of your prestigious academic society."
- Hanjoon (Joseph) Kim, Hoseo University, Republic of Korea
"EMFT provides thousands of scholars and practitioners a great platform to share their cutting edge research on emerging market issues. With its contribution and dedication to the profession, this platform will grow bigger."
- Mingsheng Li, Bowling Green State University
"I have presented my paper, "Regional Unemployment and the Restructuring of Distressed State-owned Enterprises: Evidence from China", at an SSEM conference, and this paper has been submitted to EMFT. "
- Min Zhang, Renmin University of China
"EMFT balances academic and practical insights well. It is a great joy to read the articles in EMFT. Thank you"
- Hyoung Goo Kang, Ph.D., Hanyang University Business School
"As an author who has published in EMFT, I find it a great journal to publish up-to-date research and learn about what is going on in emerging markets."
- Alfredo Jiménez, University of Burgos
"EMFT is currently one of the most important outlets for researchers focused on international financial markets. Over the years, the quality of manuscripts submitted to the journal has increased considerably thanks to the magnificent work of its editor, Dr. Ali Kutan."
- Viviana Fernandez, School of Business of Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
"The recent jump in EMFT’s Impact Factor to 0.953 in the Thompson-Reuters SSCI Ranking makes it an attractive place to submit research."
- Stanislaw Mramorelachev, South Pacific University
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