4th SANEM Annual Economists’ Conference (SAEC) 2019: Call for papers and participation

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4th SANEM Annual Economists’ Conference (SAEC) 2019

“Governing New Challenges: Inclusive Development, Trade, and Finance”

February 16-17, 2019, BRAC Centre Inn, Mohakhali, Dhaka

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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

SANEM invites its competitive call for papers and participation for the 4th SANEM Annual Economists’ Conference (SAEC) 2019 on “Governing New Challenges: Inclusive Development, Trade, and Finance”.

SANEM aims to promote quality economic research among academicians, researchers, policy advocates, students and young aspiring economists. SANEM proudly announces the success of the 1st SAEC 2016 on “Bangladesh: Way towards a Middle Income Country” held on February 20, 2016, the 2nd SAEC 2017 on “Managing Growth for Social Inclusion’’ held on February 18-19, 2017, and the 3rd SAEC 2018 on “Leave no one behind in South Asia” held on February 17-18, 2018. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd conferences were graced with the presence of renowned economists, policy makers and participants from home and abroad. A substantial number of well-thought-out ideas were presented through quality research papers.

CALL FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

Themes:
Papers should be relevant to any of the following categories:
• Emerging global challenges in inclusive development
• Making trade an engine of inclusive growth
• Challenges of financing inclusive development
• Structural transformation in the developing countries
• Challenges for industrialization
• Labor market and employment challenges
• Macroeconomic policies
• Social policies
• Poverty, inequality
• Environment and climate change

It is expected that the paper will have some relevance to South Asia and/or Bangladesh. The paper should be submitted following the format provided below. Any reproduction/extension of the previous study is eligible for submission. However, in the case of pre-published papers, consent of the publishers should be provided.

Important Dates:

• Last date for abstract submission 15 August 2018
• Selection of abstracts: 30 August 2018
• Last date of first draft submission: 30 November 2018
• Feedback by SANEM: 31 December 2018
• Revised/final paper submission: 31 January 2019
• Power-point presentation submission: 10 February 2019
• Conference: 16-17 February 2019

The Format of the Abstract:
The abstract should be an extended one that will include the objectives and the research questions, a brief description of the methodology and an outline of the paper. The abstract should be in Calibri font, 12-point font size with single spacing and must not exceed 4 pages.

Submission of the Abstract:
The abstract with an updated CV should be sent to sanem.conference@gmail.com

Eligibility for Paper Submission:
• People engaged in academics/economic research/policy advocacy with an educational background in economics or related fields.
• Masters/4th year students majoring in economics or related fields.

Funding
Small partial funding is available for selected paper presenters from outside of Bangladesh.

SANEM encourages young researchers and students to submit their papers. There will be a separate session for the students/young researchers in this conference.

CALL FOR CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

Eligibility for Conference Participation:
• People engaged in academics/economic research/policy advocacy with an educational background in economics or related fields.
• Students studying in economics or related fields.
• Any development practitioner, individuals interested in economic and development issues.

Application for Regsitration for Conference Participation: 
Interested participants are requested to apply for registration. The application form can be downloaded from http://sanemnet.org or by emailing at sanem.conference@gma

The last date to register: 31 January, 2019

No registration fee is required for the participation in the conference.

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Dr. Selim Raihan : Executive Director, SANEM, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, and Conference Convener
Dr. Bazlul Haque Khondker : Chairman, SANEM and Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka
Dr. Sayema Haque Bidisha : Research Director, SANEM and Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka
Dr. Kazi Iqbal : Senior Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka
Dr. Atonu Rabbani : Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka
Dr. Farazi Binti Ferdous : Research Fellow, SANEM and National Consultant, Programme and Project Development and Implementation at FAO

CONTACT

South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)
Flat K-5, House 1/B, Road 35,
Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Phone: +88 02 58813075
Fax: +88 02 9883445

For registration and further details:
Please visit http://sanemnet.org or email at sanem.conference@gmail.com