18th Annual Conference on Macroeconomics and Finance

Conference dates

16 Dec 2019 - 17 Dec 2019


Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Gen. A.K. Vaidya Marg, Goregaon (E), Mumbai – 400 065, India.



Eighteenth Annual Conference on Macroeconomics and Finance
December 16th and 17th, 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

Paper Submission for the Conference
Complete, unpublished papers should be submitted online in Adobe PDF format after logging in at http://www.easychair.org/conferences?conf=mfc18 by July 1, 2019.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 http://www.igidr.ac.in/conf/money/mfc18/pastconf.htm

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.

Participants for the workshop are encouraged to register at http://www.igidr.ac.in/registration
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.

MFC Organising Committee
Taniya Ghosh, Ashima Goyal, R. Krishnan, Jayati Sarkar, Rajeswari Sengupta and Rajendra R. Vaidya, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai.

Conference Secretariat
Ms. Martha Lobo [mfc@igidr.ac.in]
Tel: 28416585 Fax: 28416399/28402752

For any queries, please contact the Conference Secretariat.