Call for papers: 13th Emerging Markets Conference

12th - 14th December 2022

XKDR Forum in collaboration with Vanderbilt law School is inviting papers to be submitted for the 13th Emerging Markets Conference, 2022. 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 management
  • 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 2022, 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.

Best Discussant Award

Each year, we award the Springer Emerging Markets Conference discussant award for the best discussant and the first runner up discussant of the papers presented on each day of the EMC. The discussants are selected by an audience poll.

Important dates
  • Paper submission deadline: 31st August 2022.
  • Expected date for notification of acceptance: 30th September 2022.
  • Dates of the conference: 12th − 13th December 2022.

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 1 night (12th 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)