Conference Details


HAWAII USA, MAY 14-17, 2014

The  Association  for  Comparative  Economic  Studies  (ACES),  the  Japanese  Association  for Comparative Economic Studies (JACES), the Korean Association for Comparative Economic Studies (KACES) and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM) invite the submission of papers for, and participation in, a major international conference, (PacRim 3) dealing with developments in the economic and financial systems of the Pacific Rim economies  as well as  in the global economy. 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 individual papers for presentation or to propose an entire panel consisting of four papers.

Among the themes to be considered at the conference are:
-   Prospects for growth in the global economy and in the Pacific Rim region
-   Economic transition and system change
-   Sustainable development of the global economy and the Pacific Rim economies
-  Value chains and logistics- Pacific Rim economies’ links to each other and to the global economy
-   Institutional and regulatory innovations for economic growth and financial stability
-   Emerging economic and political conflicts as threats to prosperity
-   Regional economic cooperation lessons from Asia, Europe and the Americas
-   Evolution of financial systems and their regional and global linkages
-   Central banks and monetary and exchange rate policy
-   Emerging markets and rising interest rates – what are the risks?

As with past PacRim conferences, selected papers presented at the conference will be published in symposia or special issues or as regular papers in the journals of the sponsoring organizations. For PacRim 3 these include Journal of Comparative Economics, Comparative Economic Studies, Japanese Journal of Comparative Economics (in Japanese), Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, and Seoul Journal of Economics. Any papers not selected for journal publication will be guaranteed (subject to successful revision) publication in an e-book that will be posted on the SSEM web site. See
                                   CONFERENCE VENUE
The Conference will be held at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, 69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, HI 96738-5711 ( We have secured a special rate of US$150 (plus tax) per night for conference attendees, and this rate applies to 3 days preceding and following the conference, giving attendees the opportunity to take advantage of this resort’s outstanding facilities as well as of the attractions of the “Big Island” of Hawaii.

Paper proposals, consisting of an abstract of not more than 250 words should be submitted to Josef Brada at Proposals will be reviewed by the Conference’s scientific committee on an ongoing basis. The deadline for submissions of abstracts is April 18, 2014 and final papers must be submitted before May 5, 2014 in order to be included in the conference materials. The number of papers that can be accommodated is limited, so please be sure to submit your abstract early.
The registration fee for attendees is US$250, which includes a cocktail reception on May 14 and a conference dinner/luau on May 17, 2014, coffee breaks and conference materials. Registration materials and information on how to reserve rooms at the conference rate will be sent to participants whose papers are accepted. If you wish to attend the conference without presenting a paper, contact

The Second International Conference
May 27-29, 2014
Organized by:
The School of Business at the University of Jordan in special collaboration with:
The Emerging Markets Finance and Trade Journal®
and supported by:
International Academy of Management and Business®
The School of Business at the University of Jordan (UJSB) invites you to submit your research papers to the Second International Business Conference on “Business Dilemma: Green, Ethical and Performance Requirements”, to be held at the University of Jordan-Amman on 27-29 May, 2014. The conference topics are widely diversified and cover all the major fields in business.
Submission Process and Notification
Abstract submission deadline is 14 March, 2014. Please submit your abstract or full paper to the conference organizer at and also cc, indicating in which track you think your paper would fit best. Abstracts should clearly identify the primary speaker’s email address, university mailing address, and telephone and fax numbers. In submitting an abstract, at least one author undertakes to attend the conference if the abstract or paper is accepted.
A scientific program committee of the conference which includes key academic members from different fields of Business and Finance will review the abstracts and/or papers. Selected papers for presentation will be notified by April 1, 2014.
Keynote Speakers:
     Ali M. Kutan, Editor of the Emerging Markets Finance and Trade Journal, Professor of Economics, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA
     Rob Dixon, Dean of The Durham Business School and a renowned finance professor, the U.K
     Zu'bi Al-Zu'bi, Dean of the School of Business-the University of Jordan and a renowned author in Operations Management
Publication Opportunity
The organizing committee in conjunction with the editor of the Emerging Markets Finance and Trade journal will select papers for potential publication in a special issue of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (EMFT) journal (impact factor 1.19). For more information about the journal, please visit the following website:
Authors interested in this special issue publication opportunity should submit their complete papers to the contact email address given below by no later than 1 July 2014.
Conference Fee
Early bird registration fee is $200 and the deadline for the payment is 29 April, 2014. A late registration fee of $300 will be charged to participants after the deadline. Participant may also pay at registration desk on the first day of the conference. Registration for the conference is also open to those interested attending without presenting a paper and a full registration fee applies. The registration fee covers the conference package, free attendance to the workshop on how to publish in top business journals, conference dinner, local transportation, and coffee breaks.
Key Dates:
Preliminary Call for Papers: 1 February 2014.
Early bird registration opens on 5 February 2014 and ends on 29 April 2014.
Deadline for Abstract and/or full paper submissions: 14 March 2014.
Notification of Abstract and/or full papers Acceptance:  21 March 2014.
Late Registration starts on: 30 April 2014 and ends on 15 May 2014.
Conference dates: 27-29 May, 2014.
Submission to Scientific Committee for special issue consideration: 1 July 2014
Submission to EMFT Journal (upon invitation from Committee only): 15 August 2014
For more information and updates on the conference, please visit


Budapest, Hungary July 6-8, 2014

    The Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM) announces its EuroConference 2014 to be held in collaboration with the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Finance.

    Like previous SSEM EuroConferences, this conference serves as forum for academics, practitioners, and central bank and government officials in Europe and all over the world to present and discuss research results about the evolution of the international economy and of the global financial system.  Emphasis will be placed on the developments in the emerging market economies, on the fate of the recent trends and of the impact of these developments on international trade, finance and regulation as well as on national economies and financial systems. Theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented papers are all welcome.
All papers presented at the Conference will be considered for publication in special issues of, or symposia in the two SSCI-indexed journals Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, and Eastern European Economics; as well as in Borsa Istanbul ReviewComparative Economic StudiesPeriodica Polytechnica – Social and Management Sciences

Any papers not selected for publication in these journals will be guaranteed (subject to successful revision) publication in a e-book that will be published on the web site of the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets. For an example of such a publication, go to

For information on submitting papers for presentation at the conference, please go to the conference web site

For details about conferencve registartion fees and refund policies please go to the conference web site

To pay your registration fee go to  
Under "Name of Conference", please enter Euroconf2014


The Graduate Program in Economics of the Catholic University of Brasilia is sponsoring the "International Conference on Finance, Banking and Regulation", which will take place in Brasilia, Brazil, from July 16 to July 18, 2014.

All papers presented in the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (EMFT), which is a Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) journal. EMFT 2012 Impact factor: 1.19 (2013 Journal of Citation Reports, Thomson Reuters).
Keynote speakers at the conference will be announced soon.
Submissions are solicited on a wide variety of topics on finance and economics, including but not limited to:
Bank Risk, Liquidity Risk
Bank Contagion, Systemic risk, and Bank Regulation
Stress Testing for Banking Systems
Central Banking
Emerging Markets' Trade and Finance
Modeling Financial Instability
Foreign Direct Investment And Outsourcing
Financial Instability, Financial Crises and their Effects
Financial Institutions and Services
Financial Intermediation

DSGE Modeling
Game Theory
Law and Economics
Corporate Governance
Capital Structure
Mergers and Acquisitions
Product Market Interactions
Market Anomalies and Market Efficiency, Asset Bubbles and Financial Crises
Behavioral Finance
Investments and Asset Pricing
Options and Derivative Pricing
Portfolio Management
Mutual Funds, Pension Funds, Hedge Funds
Market Microstructure
Management Strategy

For any further information and enquiries, please contact
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Interested authors should submit a PDF version of their papers with a separate title/abstract page to ( specifying "International Conference on Finance, Banking and Regulation" in the subject line.
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 31, 2013;   Paper Submission Deadline: January 31, 2014.
Authors of accepted papers will be notified in February 2014. Conference participants whose papers are accepted are expected to pay their own travel expenses.

June 26-27, 2014 in Lodz, Poland

The conference is organized by the Department of Industrial Economics and Capital Market and the Institute of Finance at the University of Lodz.
The venue of the conference is the Faculty of Economics and Sociology at the University of Lodz.

The topics include current trends in the development of finance as an academic discipline but the conference will be also focused on practical issues. In particular, the behavioral aspects of finance will be emphasized, however we encourage the discussion of research questions based on the neoclassical approach in finance as well.
We invite submissions on a wide variety of topics including but not limited to: capital market and its instruments; corporate finance; banking; financial institutions; international finance.

Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in the Emerging Markets Finance and Trade journal (included in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) list with current Impact Factor 1.19).

The guest editors of the Emerging Markets Finance and Trade journal are:
         Professor Janusz Brzeszczynski (e-mail: and
         Professor Jerzy Gajdka (e-mail:
Other papers, after going through a positive reviewing process, can be published in Acta Universitatis Lodziensis Folia Oeconomica or in the conference proceedings.
The keynote speakers of the conference are:
·        Professor Lemma Senbet (University of Maryland and Executive Director of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC))
 ·       Professor Taufiq Choudhry (University of Southampton)
 ·       Dr Andrzej Raczko (Member of Management Board of National Bank of Poland (NBP) and former Minister of Finance in Poland).
The submission deadline is March 31, 2014; however, submissions will be processed as they are received.
All submissions must be done electronically through the conference website in the Paper Upload section:
A single document including all tables, figures, appendix, etc. should be submitted.
Conference fee is 1,000 PLN (foreign conference participants can pay the equivalent in EURO: 250 EURO). Registration and fee payment deadline is April 30, 2014. 
For information about Emerging Markets Finance and Trade journal please visit the following link :
More information about the conference is available at:

 Lodz (Poland), June 24-25 2014
Venue: University of Lodz, Faculty of Economics and Sociology
Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (impact factor 1.19) and University of Lodz are organizing a workshop on the recent global financial crisis and macroeconomic policy issues in Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC). Papers contributing to our understanding macroeconomic policy problems and challenges faced by the CEEC in the context of global economic and financial crises are welcome.
Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (EMFT) will also publish a special issue from selected workshop papers.
Submissions are solicited on a wide variety of topics including but not limited to:
Fiscal and monetary policy in the run-up to the crisis and response to the global crisis
Macroeconomic policy and the labour market
Sovereign credit risk and the bank-sovereign nexus
Macroeconomic policy credibility and agents’ expectations
Performance of macroeconomic policy institutions
Relationships between financial markets and macroeconomic policy 
Lessons learned from the experience of other emerging and developed economies with respect to other financial crises
Impact of the recent European debt crisis on the prospects of EMU membership

The guest editors of this special issue are Professor Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski (Director, Institute of Economics, University of Lodz, Poland, and Professor Wladyslaw Milo (Chair of Econometrics, University of Lodz, Poland,
Workshop Submission Procedure:  If you are interested attending the workshop please email your paper to Professor Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski (see his email above) by no later than April 21, 2014. The Review Committee will evaluate the papers as they are received and notify authors by no later than May 10, 2014,
Submission to Special issue in EMFT: The Review Committee will also consider some selected papers for potential publication in a special issue of EMFT and this information will be sent to authors by no later than May 10, 2014 along with submission instructions. To cover the cost of publishing the special issue, authors of selected papers shall pay a publication fee of 1200 Euro.
For information about Emerging Markets Finance and Trade please visit

Conference registration fee is 150 Euro and not reimbursable. The deadline to pay the registration fee is June 1, 2014. The registration fee includes coffee breaks, lunch and free participation to a presentation on “how to publish in top economics and finance journals” that will be presented by Professor Ali M. Kutan, the Editor of EMFT, on June 25, 2014.  Those who would like to attend the conference without presenting a paper are welcome and they need to pay the regular registration fee.
Information about paying registration and publication fees will be emailed separately.
Logistics: The workshop organizers will contact conference attendees to assist them with arranging their stay in Lodz, including providing suitable transfers from/to the airport and booking affordable accommodation at the University hotel.
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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