Call for Papers: 10th Emerging Markets Finance Conference, 2019

12th - 14th December 2019

The Finance Research Group at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research is inviting papers to be submitted for the 10th Emerging Markets Finance, 2019, conference. In the past, the audience for these events has comprised of academics, participants from the legal and financial industry, policy makers from government and regulators. The conference aims to cover presentations and discussions across the following set of research topics:

  • Unique features of emerging markets asset pricing
  • Liquidity and liquidity risk in emerging markets
  • Risk measurement and risk management
  • New thinking in market design
  • How investors and households participate in equity and debt markets, and how they respond to news and information.
  • How emerging market firm finance themselves.
  • Corporate governance in emerging markets
  • The political economy of finance
  • Consequences of infirmities of regulation and supervision
  • Law and finance in the emerging market finance setting

Conference Design

For EMF 2019, we intend to bring on board a wider Research Papers, Panels on contemporary policy and Keynotes by experts in the area of Finance, Economics and Law.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission deadline: 14th August 2019.
  • Expected date for notification of acceptance: 1st September 2019.
  • Dates of the conference: 12th - 14th December 2019.

Program Committee

  • Bhagwan Chowdhry, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Vikramaditya Khanna, University of Michigan Law School
  • N. Prabhala, CAFRAL
  • Subrata Sarkar, IGIDR
  • Ajay Shah, NIPFP
  • Rambhadran Thirumalai, Indian School of Business
  • Pradeep Yadav, Oklahoma University
  • Yesha Yadav, Vanderbilt Law School
  • Kumar Venkatraman, Southern Methodist University


Financial support for academic authors whose papers have been accepted at the conference includes travel support of up to USD 750 as well as accommodation at the conference venue for 4 nights of the conference (10th to 13th December).

Registration and Contact details

Submissions of the papers must be sent as PDF files only, to Jyoti Manke at
For any clarifications, please contact Jyoti at +91-22-28416592 (office) or +91-98205-20180 (cellphone).