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Monday, June 17, 2024


Call for Papers: 15th Emerging Markets Conference

10th - 13th December, 2024

XKDR Forum in collaboration with Vanderbilt law School is inviting papers to be submitted for the 15th Emerging Markets Conference, 2024. 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:

  • The sources of economic success or failure in EMs.
  • Finance in EMs (households, financial markets, financial intermediaries, firms and finance, finance and growth).
  • Political economy, law, public administration, regulation in EMs.
  • The impact of populism upon the possibility of sustained growth.
  • Insights into large EMs that matter in and of themselves.
  • Insights from narrow research projects that illuminate EMs in general.
  • The new phase of globalisation and its consequences for international trade, international finance and the nature of the EM firm.
  • Features of a society that enable or disable convergence into the ''normal'' package of high levels of freedom and prosperity.
  • The puzzles faced by all kinds of decision makers: individuals, civil society actors, firms, all levels of government.
  • Grand challenges such as climate change: implications for EMs and ramifications of choices made in EMs.

Conference design

For EMC 2024, 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. The conference this year will be completely in - person mode.

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.

Program Committee

  • Adam Feibelman, Tulane University
  • Ajay Shah, XKDR Forum
  • Bidisha Chakraborty, Saint Louis University
  • Dan J Awrey, Cornell Law School
  • Harsh Vardhan, Independent
  • Indradeep Ghosh, Dvara Research
  • Joshua Felman, J. H. Consulting
  • Kose John, NYU Stern
  • Kumar V, SMU - Cox School of Business
  • Marios Panayides, The University of Oklahoma
  • N. Prabhala, Johns Hopkins University
  • Pab Jotikasthira, SMU - Edwin L Cox School of Business
  • Pradeep Yadav, The University of Oklahoma
  • Rambhadran Thirumalai, ISB
  • Rajeswari Sengupta, IGIDR
  • Renuka Sane, TrustBridge
  • Sanjay Kallapur, ISB
  • Susan Thomas, XKDR Forum
  • Tanika Chakraborty, IIM Calcutta
  • Yesha Yadav, Vanderbilt University

Important dates

  • Paper submission deadline: 31st August 2024.
  • Expected date for notification of acceptance: 29th September 2024.
  • Dates of the conference: 10th - 13th December 2024.


Financial support for academic authors whose papers have been accepted at the conference includes travel support of up to USD 500 as well as accommodation at the conference venue for 3 nights of the conference (10th to 13th December).

Registration and contact details

Submissions: Please submit your papers in pdf format by following this link here
For any clarifications, please reach out to Jyoti at

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