Society for the Study of Emerging Markets

Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Call for papers



SSEM EuroConference 2020: Emerging Markets Banking and Finance
Venue: University of Udine, Pordenone, Italy
June 25-27, 2020

The University of Udine and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM) will jointly hold a conference on June 25-27, 2020. We invite submissions of high quality, empirical and theoretical papers, related to the Emerging markets area.
Submissions may address topics that include, but are not limited to:
-Banking and Financial Intermediaries
-Portfolio management
-Asset pricing
-Derivatives and financial Instruments
-Capital Markets
-Markets microstructure
-Corporate Finance
-Financial stability and financial contagion
-Financial crises
-Financial openness
-Sustainable finance
-International Business
-Literature reviews (systematic, bibliometric, meta-analysis)
We will also organize a special session on ‘Islamic Finance’, therefore we accept papers on this topic.
Publication opportunities
Papers presented in the conference will be considered for publication in the following journals:
Bursa Istanbul Review (BIR)
International Journal of Emerging Markets (IJOEM) that will give an ‘Emerald Award’ for the best paper of the conference
Economic Systems (ES)
International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management (IMEFM), related to the ‘Islamic Finance’ papers
Submissions to the journals will undergo a fast-track review process that maintains the IJOEM/BIR/ES//IMEFM’s normal publication standards.
Keynote speakers
-Prof. Ilan Alon, Professor of Strategy and International Marketing at the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder, Norway, and editor of International Journal of Emerging Markets.
-Prof. M. Kabir Hassan, Professor of Finance and Hibernia Professor of Economics and Finance, at the University of New Orleans, USA, and editor of International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management.
Prof. Ali M. Kutan, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics and Finance, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and Editor of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, will conduct a workshop on “How to publish in top economics and finance journals“.
Conference venue
University of Udine, Via Prasecco, 3/a, Pordenone, Italy
Paper submissions and deadline:
Authors are invited to submit completed papers. Papers will be selected by the Conference Committee. All the presenters will be invited to discuss another paper accepted at the conference. Please submit your papers in electronic format (PDF files only) to:
**The deadline is March, 1, 2020. Decisions will be made by March, 15, 2020. Early submissions are encouraged. The conference Committee will accept a maximum of 40 papers.
Conference registration
All conference attendees (including paper presenters) are required to pay the registration fees:
Registration fee of 300 euro (early bird: until April, 15, 2020) for all attendees, which covers conference materials, welcome reception, coffee breaks, lunches, and dinners.
A late registration fee of 350 euro applies to registrations received after April 15, 2020, (until June, 1, 2020).
The conference committee will organize an optional half-a-day tour to Venice on June, 27, which will require an additional fee.
Conference committee
Stefano Miani, University of Udine
Andrea Paltrinieri, University of Udine
Alex Sclip, University of Udine
Enrico Geretto, University of Udine
Enrica Bolognesi, University of Udine
Ashraf Khan, University of Udine
Questions about the conference may be emailed to:
Ali Kutan
Andrea Paltrinieri
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