Call for papers - CAFRAL Annual Conference: The Financial System and Macroeconomy in Emerging Economies

Monday, December 11, 2023 to Tuesday, December 12 2023
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, India

The Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL), a leading research organization promoted by the Reserve Bank of India, invites submissions for its fourth annual conference on the Financial system and Macroeconomy in Emerging Economies.

DATES: The conference will be held in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, India on December 11-12, 2023.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Dr. Michael Patra, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India; Dr. Satyajit Chatterjee, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Prof. Amil Dasgupta, Professor,  Department of Finance, London School of Economics.

TOPICS OF INTEREST: We invite completed working papers on macroeconomics and finance, preferably with a focus on emerging economies. We especially welcome papers that examine national and global issues surrounding macroeconomic, financial and policy linkages between emerging and developed economies. Papers addressing the theme of the conference in the context of specific countries, especially India, would also be very welcome. We will consider papers on other topics as well. Doctoral students on the job market are encouraged to submit papers.

PAPER SELECTION: We aim to have about ten papers in the program. The deadline for submission of papers is September 25, 2023. We hope to have the decisions finalized by October 10, 2023. Please submit your papers to macrofinconf@cafral.org.in

FUNDING: The conference will provide round-trip air fare for presenters and discussants as well as pay for their local expenses (including hotel). Participants who receive funding are expected to stay for the full duration of the conference. 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE: The papers will be reviewed by a Program Committee chaired by Nirupama Kulkarni (CAFRAL). Committee members:

  1. Nirupama Kulkarni, CAFRAL
  2. Gautham Udupa, CAFRAL
  3. Kaushalendra Kishore, CAFRAL
  4. Yogeshwar Bharat, CAFRAL
  5. Nirvana Mitra, CAFRAL
  6. Vidhya Soundararajan, CAFRAL
  7. Sankalp Mathur, CAFRAL
  8. Sanjay Singh, FRBSF and UC Davis
  9. Saroj Bhattarai, UT Austin
  10. Pascal Michaillat, UC Santa Cruz

We warmly welcome researchers, faculty members and doctoral students from India and outside to attend the conference without any charge. However, participants who do not have a paper or discussion in the program will not be provided any financial support. Please do email us in advance if you are interested in attending with your CV to the above email address by November 30, 2023.

Participants Profile

Academic researchers in economics, finance, and related areas. Economists at policy making institutions, financial institutions, and regulatory organizations. Bankers and Central Bankers

Address N/A Timing 09:45 AM-05:45 PM

Program Conditions

a) The deadline for submission of papers is September 25, 2023.
b) Please submit your papers to macrofinconf@cafral.org.in

Contact Details

 Monica Monteiro

Administrative Officer
+91-22-2269 4584

+91-22-6897 0659


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