You are on page 1of 2


Call for Papers Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies (AIEFS) and Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)
The Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies (AIEFS) will hold its 20th biennial meetings in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) under the auspices of IGIDRs silver jubilee celebrations in Mumbai, India on August 2-3, 2013. In general, both theoretical and empirical papers on economic development and growth, including monetary and financial issues will be considered. Completed paper/or detailed abstract of the paper should be submitted to Kusum W. Ketkar, Executive Director and Program Chair, AIEFS by May 1, 2013. Program committee will be responsible for selecting papers for presentation. Authors of accepted papers will be informed of the committees decision by May 25, 2013. Authors are encouraged to make electronic submissions at, All submissions must be accompanied by annual AIEFS membership dues for 2013 and completed membership form. Those who are either life members or have already paid dues for 2013 are not required to pay dues with their submission. Annual membership fee is $40 and students are charged concessional rate of $20 (Membership fee may be waived under certain circumstances). AIEFS membership form can be downloaded from the website: Membership dues can be paid electronically from the website. Registration fee of $75 will be charged from all non-Indian subcontinent based attendees. Registration fee for Indian subcontinent based attendees is Rs. 2,000. No funding is available for attending/participating in the meetings. For those submitting abstract only, it should consist of at least 500 words. It should include research objective, review of literature, methodology and sources of data for empirical papers. It is intended that a selection of papers will be put forward for a journal special issue on a connected theme.

Following additional Information should be attached with the paper/or abstract on a separate sheet: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Title of the paper: JEL classification of the paper: Name(s) of the author(s): Affiliation of the author(s): Mailing address: E-mail address(s): Telephone number(s) (r): (w): Fax number: Additional/optional willingness to discuss other papers and chair sessions (with areas of interest and specialization) Deadline: May 1, 2013
Please send the information to:
Professor Kusum Ketkar, Executive Director and Program Chair 15 Dorset Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078 E-mail:, Phone :( 973) 912-8960

Note: If you wish to serve on AIEFS executive committee, please let the Executive Director know as soon as possible. Go to to know more about the organization.