Call for Papers :  Euroconference 2016, Porto, Portugal
International Conference on Emerging Market Economies
Dates: June 29 - July 1, Porto, Portugal
The Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM), the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto (FEP), and the Center for Economics and Finance at University of Porto (CEF.UP) invite submission of papers for, and participation in, a major international conference on emerging economies and markets-the 2016 edition of the SSEM EuroConference. Empirical and theoretical papers related to the theme of the conference as well as papers dealing with institutions, political economy and policy issues are welcome. Participants are invited to submit their individual papers for presentation or to propose an entire panel consisting of four papers.
Keynote Speakers:  

Ayhan Kose, Director of the World Bank Group's Development Prospects Group, The World Bank; The founding Co-Editor of the IMF Economic Review and Editor of the IMF Research Bulletin.

Ali M. Kutan, Editor of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; Co-Editor, Economic Systems; and Editor, Borsa Istanbul Review.

Publication opportunity:Papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication (subject to double-blind reviewing process) in a special issue of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade      

Registration options:

Option 1 (early bird registration fee 250 EUR) covers: conference materials, welcome reception, coffee breaks, lunch, gala dinner, guided visit to a Port wine cellar, and Porto 6-bridges evening cruise.

Option 2 (early bird registration fee 350 EUR) covers: all described above for Option 1 plus a one-year membership in the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM). Members in SSEM receive Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (EMFT) free online, and also do not pay paper submission fees during the membership period, including submission to the planned EMFT special issue.

Key dates:
Submission of abstracts/papers: April 17
Early bird registration: May 15
Late registration and reception of complete papers: June 5
Conference: June 29 - July 1
Optional 1 day trip: July 2Contact:
Questions about the conference should be directed to the conference email 

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