16 - 17 April 2015 / Geneva / Graduate Institute, Geneva

Sustainable development in Low-Income Developing Countries requires a scaling up of investment in physical and social infrastructure. The post-2015 development agenda will require innovative strategies aimed at catalyzing domestic and external financing from the official and private sectors. The scientific committee welcomes submissions on the following topics:

  • Opportunities and risks of different sources of external financing
  • Assessing debt sustainability in LIDCs
  • Leveraging innovative development finance
  • Donor coordination
  • How to measure aid flows by traditional and new lenders
  • The political economy of aid and the emerging global aid architecture
  • Grants versus loans
  • Budget support versus project finance
  • The macroeconomic and social effects of aid
  • Long-term infrastructure finance
  • Domestic resource mobilization

5 - 6 June 2015 / Cagliari, Sardinia / Università di Cagliari, Sardinia

The Workshop will bring together researchers interested in studying entrepreneurship. We welcome submissions related to (occupational) choice, entrepreneurial behaviour, incentives to promote entrepreneurship, relevant program evaluations, entrepreneurship & institutions, the management of entrepreneurship and innovation, entrepreneurship & (venture) capital, financing entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship & regions, theory of the firm, etc. We welcome both theoretical and empirical contributions (empirical work based on data of developing and developed countries).

The (draft) papers should be submitted by Saturday 31 January 2015.


8 - 9 June 2015 / Goodenough College London / Institute for Fiscal Studies

This conference will focus on four key areas of imperfections: Constraints on informational resources available to individuals:

Lack of know-how and limits to available human capital

opportunities Market failures, possibly originating from asymmetric information or the lack of appropriate institutions:

Credit constraints Ȉ Lack of insurance markets Constraints on operational resources: Ȉ Lack of market linkages Ȉ Lack of support facilities (such as milk-chilling plants, veterinarians) Constraints relating to social norms: Ȉ Intra-household allocation of resources and gender roles Ȉ Networks and intrapersonal links The organising committee invites submissions of high-quality research papers studying these constraints and other policy relevant topics in a developing country context.

All papers should be submitted via conference maker - editorialexpress. com/conference/IPDC2015/ by the deadline on 28 February.

18 - 19 September 2015 / Cambridge / Cambridge Judge Business School

Call for Papers Deadline 11 March 2015

The symposium covers all areas of theoretical corporate finance, including theory papers that combine corporate finance theory with a related area such as banking, market micro-structure, asset pricing, and financial accounting.

We expect to have about 9 papers (each with a discussant) and one keynote speech. This year’s keynote speaker will be Bruno Biais (University of Toulouse and CEPR).

Please submit your paper (in pdf format) by clicking the following link: Electronic Submission Form. Please read carefully before submitting your paper: Further Information and Requirements.