Conference on “Financial Intermediation in Emerging Markets”- Call for Papers
 
Research Policy and Regulation

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 to Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Reserve Bank of India, Central Office Building, 25th Floor Conference Room, Fort, Mumbai, India

Keynote speaker – Professor Tarun Ramadorai – Imperial College Business School

A well-functioning financial system is key for emerging markets to unlock their growth potential. The financial system of many emerging markets, however, still face many development and stability challenges that prevent them to maximize their impact on real economies and societies. This conference will address the challenges faced by financial intermediaries in emerging markets. 

Submissions of both theoretical and empirical work are welcome as long as they fit into the broad topic of the conference. Of particular interest are papers addressing the following questions:

  • Cross-border banking in emerging markets
  • Bank efficiency and stability in emerging markets
  • Government’s role in banking – arbiter, regulator or provider?
  • SME finance in the developing world
  • Financial innovation and digital finance
  • The bank-lending channel of monetary policy in emerging markets
  • Spillover effects from quantitative easing (and monetary policy tightening) in industrialized countries on emerging markets
  • The impact of recent regulatory reforms on financial systems in emerging economies
  • The impact of fintech on the banking sector in emerging markets

Papers in related areas are also acceptable. 

Economy class travel and accommodation for academic presenters will be covered. There is no conference fee, and all meals are included.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Submissions should be sent to bhcentre@imperial.ac.uk by January 11, 2019. The program committee will select papers and corresponding authors will be notified of acceptance by January 31, 2019. Given capacity constraints and to promote an active discussion, preference will be given to authors who can attend the whole workshop.

Organizing Committee
Franklin Allen (Brevan Howard Centre at Imperial College Business School)
Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School)
Co-Pierre Georg (University of Cape Town, Deutsche Bundesbank, and ERSA)
Amartya Lahiri (CAFRAL and University of British Columbia)
Manju Puri (Duke University)

Participants Profile

Senior Researchers, faculty members and doctoral students from India and outside in the area of macroeconomics and finance in emerging economies.


Address N/A Timing 09:00AM

Program Conditions

a) Submissions should be sent to bhcentre@imperial.ac.uk by January 11, 2019.
b)The program committee will select papers and corresponding authors will be notified of acceptance by January 31, 2019. 

Contact Details

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