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Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research with special relevance to Developing Countries/Africa conference - Anglia Ruskin University (deadline for paper submission: 30th September)

The Department of Economics and International Business (EIB) of Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, will be hosting a mini conference in Cambridge, United Kingdom from 23rd to 24th November 2017. The call for abstracts and or research idea/papers for presentation and discussion at the conference is open.
When Sep 30, 2017
Where Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Anglia Ruskin University

The emphasis of the conference will be on high-quality, theoretical and/or applied research topics focusing on issues relevant to emerging trends in Economics, International Business, Finance and development which have special relevance to developing countries and/or Africa’s development.

The conference will focus (not exclusively) on the following:

  • Property economics and finance
  • Emerging Stock Markets Research
  • Microfinance, Construction Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Export Finance
  • Insurance Finance in Africa
  • Growth of Mobile Banking in Africa
  • Institutional and Labour Economics
  • Emerging Banking Research
  • Accounting and Regulatory Issues in Africa
  • SME Finance
  • FDI and Portfolio Investment in Africa
  • Financial Risk Management in Emerging Markets
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Credit Risk Analysis
  • Retail banking in Africa
  • Other areas of Development
  • Finance and Economics


All abstracts, research ideas and questions to be addressed to
Dr Noah Karley,
Senior Lecturer in Economics,
Tel: +441223695739

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