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Conference news: India Finance Conference (IFC) 2018

Conference dates

20 Dec 2018 - 22 Dec 2018


Indian Institute Of Management Calcutta, India, December 20-22, 2018, Indian Institute Of Management Calcutta, India

Full Paper Submission Deadline:

17 August, 2018

The India Finance Conference 2018 (IFC 2018), the annual event of the Indian Finance Association (IFA), invites papers for its eighth edition to be held at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata from 20-22 December, 2018. Academics, researchers, doctoral students, and practitioners are invited and encouraged to submit research papers in all areas of finance and accounting.


Theoretical and empirical asset pricing
Corporate finance, capital structure and dividend policy
Asset allocation and investment management
Financial crises, systemic risk and macro-finance
Quality of financial reporting and adoption of IFRS
Corporate governance, executive compensation and ownership structure
Computational finance and financial econometrics
Financial risk analytics and management
Market microstructure and algorithmic trading
Financial policy choice, institutions and regulation
Financial literacy and financial education
Financial Analytics


The IFC 2018 invites full papers for conference presentations, CRISIL Doctoral Symposium and CFA Investment Management sessions. The deadline for submitting papers under all three categories through the conference website is 17 August, 2018. Only full paper submissions would be considered.


There will be three "Emerald - IFC 2018 Best Paper" awards given at the conference. The papers will be chosen by a panel of experts from the papers presented (any area) at the conference. Cash awards USD 1000.


The CRISIL Doctoral Symposium provides a platform to the budding researchers to present their contemporary research in the area of finance, accounting, risk and analytics. The top three papers will be rewarded with a certificate and cash prize. Doctoral students who wish to submit their full papers under this category should mention ‘CRISIL’ on top of title page of the paper. Cash awards USD 1000.


The CFA Investment Management provides a platform to the participants to present their contemporary research in the area of Investments and Asset Pricing. CFA Institute India has agreed to sponsor up to three “CFA Institute Investment Management Awards”. Each award constituted a certificate and a cash award. Participants who wish to submit their full papers under this category should mention ‘CFA Investment Management’ on top of title page of the paper. Cash awards USD 1500.


PDF submissions are preferred. The document must be in double space format using 12 point font size. The submission should contain: The title, name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s), JEL classification codes, and e-mail address of corresponding author. For paper submission, please visit the conference page


Contact the Conference secretariat: [email protected]