15th AND 16th December, 2022, New Delhi



Call for Papers

The theme for this year's EIITF Conference is Emerging Dynamics of Trade and Finance in the time of Global Disruptions. We especially welcome original research articles with an international perspective. Also, research papers addressing indicative consequences of COVID-19 on the post-pandemic economy will be encouraged.

After a successful peer review process, all the selected papers from the conference will be published in a reputed international edited book, and some of the best papers will be published in the "Foreign Trade Review(Scopus Indexed, Sage Publication).

In the past, selected papers presented at EIITF have been published as book chapters in edited volumes by international publishers such as Springer and Routledge, among others.


1. Future of Trade Negotiations
2. Firm and Industry Dynamics in the Times of Geopolitical Uncertainty
3. Changing Landscape of Global Supply/Value Chains
4. FDI and technology transfer
5. Shadow Activities in International Trade and Finance (Misreporting, under/over reporting, hidden activities, etc.)
6. Global Uncertainty and Portfolio risk management
7. Public Policy, Institutions and the dynamism in the geo-political landscape
8. Regulatory Barriers in International Trade
9. Sustainability, Climate Change, Green Finance
10. Trade for Sustainable Development
11. Environmental Provisions in Trade Agreements
12. Trade Finance Sustainability
13. International Trade and SDGs
14. Structural dynamics and Mediums of Exchange (Crypto Currency, Post-Dollar World, Alternate Payment Systems)

15. Economic Uncertainty and Foreign Exchange Dynamics
16. E-commerce and the Digital Economy
17. Taxation, Fiscal Incentives and Foreign Trade
18. Debt-Sustainability & Macro-Finance
19. Automation, Trade and Economic Development
20. Trade Secrets and Innovation
21. Innovation Gaps and Trade opportunities for EMDEs
22. IPR & Challenges to transmission of development
23. Frugal Innovation and Externalities
24. Labour Productivity and Employment - Changing Dynamics
25. The social aspect of International Trade and Finance (Gender, Demographics, Education, Health, Social-Disparity)
26. MSMEs and the intensity of informalisation
27. Trade and Urbanisation

Any unpublished empirical/theoretical paper on international economics and finance (Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) classification: E, F, G, L, and O) is solicited. Submission of complete paper is desirable. Alternatively, researchers may submit an extended abstract clearly incorporating, among others, the theoretical framework, methodology applied, data sources and description, empirical results and policy implications. All submissions will be refereed for final selection.

To encourage young researchers who are currently pursuing PhD in the area of international trade and finance, a separate track is added in the Conference. The best paper from the Doctoral Students will also be awarded a cash prize and a certificate.

Paper submission linkhttp://eiitf.iift.ac.in/callforpapers OR 

Email your paper to us at eiitf2022@iift.edu along with the details including your contact number and email id, country, institutional affiliation, designation, and sub-theme of the paper.

The last date to submit papers/extended abstracts has been extended from 31st July 2022 to 15th August 2022. Acceptance of the papers will be communicated by 30th September 2022 (tentatively).

There is a small Registration Fee for the Conference:

  1. Indian Paper Presenters: Rs. 1000/- (without accommodation) and Rs. 2,500/- (with accommodation)
  2. Foreign Paper Presenters: USD 50 (without accommodation) and USD 100 (with accommodation)

IIFT will arrange tie-ups for local accommodation for outstation presenters on double occupancy basis for three nights: December 14th, 15th, and 16th 2022 (Check-out: December 17th, before 12 Noon). All travel expenses will have to be borne by the presenters.

For any conference-related queries, please feel free to contact us at eiitf2022@iift.edu.