Call for Papers: 12th Emerging Markets Conference, 2021

Dates: 13th - 15th December 2021.

xKDR Forum in collaboration with CFS - S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research and Vanderbilt law School is inviting papers to be submitted for the 12th Emerging Markets Conference, 2021. In the past, the audience for these events has comprised of academics, participants from the legal and financial industry, policy makers from government and regulators. Details of the previous conferences can be viewed at The conference aims to cover presentations and discussions across the following set of research topics:

  • Unique features of emerging markets asset pricing
  • Liquidity and liquidity risk in emerging markets
  • Risk measurement and risk managemet
  • New thinking in market design
  • How investors and households participate in equity and debt markets, and how they respond to news and information.
  • How emerging market firm finance themselves
  • Corporate governance in emerging markets
  • The political economy of finance
  • Consequences of infirmities of regulation and supervision
  • Law and finance in the emerging market finance setting

Conference Design:

For EMC 2021, we intend to bring on board a wider research papers, panels on contemporary policy and keynotes by experts in the area of finance, economics and law.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission deadline: 31 st August 2021.
  • Expected date for notification of acceptance: 21st September 2021.
  • Dates of the conference: 13th − 15th December 2021.

At this point we are hopeful that the conference will proceed as planned. If it becomes necessary to make changes in our plans because of the Covid 19 pandemic, we will let you know as soon as possible.


Financial support for academic authors whose papers have been accepted at the conference includes travel support of up to USD 750 as well as accommodation at the conference venue for 3 nights of the conference (12th to 14th December).

Registration and Contact details

Submissions of the papers must be sent as PDF files only, to Jyoti Manke at
For any clarifications, please contact Jyoti at +91-98205-20180 (cellphone).