The Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL), a leading research organization promoted by the Reserve Bank of India, invites submissions for its second annual conference on the Financial system and Macroeconomy in Emerging Economies.
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: The keynote speakers will be Valerie Ramey (UC San Diego), Narayana Kocherlakota (University of Rochester), Satyajit Chatterjee (FRB Philadelphia) and VenkyVenkateswaran (NYU Stern).
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 30, 2018. We hope to have the decisions finalized byOctober 15, 2018.
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 Amartya Lahiri (University of British Columbia and CAFRAL).
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 1, 2018.