Call for Papers
Conference on Emerging Markets Finance

17th and 18th December 2012, 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

EXPENSES: Reimbursement of travel expenses up to USD 1000 for academic speakers. Accommodation expenses for two nights and three days for all speakers.

Viral Acharya, NYU
Bhagwan Chowdhury, UCLA
Tarun Ramadorai, Said Business School, Oxford
Subrata Sarkar, IGIDR
Ajay Shah, NIPFP
Avanidhar Subrahmanyam, UCLA
Ram Thirumalai, ISB Hyderabad
Susan Thomas, IGIDR
Pradeep Yadav, Univ of Oklahoma

Subir Gokarn, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
Anand Sinha, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
U. K. Sinha, Chairman, Securities and Exchanges Board of India

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please email a pdf file of the paper to:, Ms. Jyoti Manke, Office number: +91-22-28416592,
Cell phone: +91-98205-20180

Submission deadline: 27th August 2012
Decisions intimated by: 3rd September 2012

Posted 8/27/12