Call for Papers

The Economic and Financial Policy Institute (ECoFI), in collaboration with INTAN (Institut Tadbiran Awam Negara) will host its 7th Annual ECoFI Symposium on May 31, 2021, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. You are cordially invited to submit any scholarly research paper that encapsulates questions and challenges relating to these topics (this is a non-exhaustive list intended only as guidance):  

  • Industrial and international economics

  • Public and monetary economics

  • Development economics

  • Digital economy and fintech

  • Agricultural economics and food security

  • Environmental and natural resources economics

  • Corporate finance and corporate governance

  • International finance

  • Real estate, property development and financing

  • Risk management and insurance

  • Banking

  • Any other related topics on economics, finance and banking

 

Key Dates

  • February 15, 2021 - Abstract Submission Deadline

  • February 28, 2021 - Notification of Abstract Acceptance

  • March 15, 2021 - Full Paper Submission Deadline

  • March 31, 2021 - Notification of Full Paper Acceptance

  • April 7, 2021 - Symposium Registration Opens

  • April 9, 2021 - Camera Ready

  • May 31, 2021 - Day of AES2021

 

Submission Guidelines

Abstract

  1. An abstract between 200 to 250 words, clearly defining the subject and summarising the arguments to be presented in the proposed full paper.

  2. It must include 3-5 keywords.

  3. The abstract should include the background of study, objective, methodology, and the main results.

  4. Only papers written in English or Bahasa Melayu are accepted. For a Bahasa Melayu abstract, the equivalent of an English abstract must also be attached with it.

  5. The abstract must be typed, single spaced (1.0), using Times New Roman (normal style and font size 12) and in MS-Word.

  6. Must not include references, tables, figures, or quotations.

Full paper

  1. Please confine your paper to 10 pages, including the abstract, text body (Introduction, Theory, Methods, Findings, Discussion, Conclusions, and Implications), Tables, Figures, and References.

  2. No submission exceeding this limit will be considered.

  3. Full paper must be written in either English or Bahasa Melayu, typed using Times New Roman (normal style and font size 12) and in MS-Word. PDF and other formats are not accepted.

  4. Page size should be A4, single column with 2.5 cm margin on both sides with single line spacing.

  5. All pages of the manuscript (including Tables and Figures) should be numbered, and subheadings should be italicised (NOT Bold).

  6. Filenames should be saved as: “Author’s Name and Short Title of Paper”.doc or .docx.

The full template and format of the paper can be downloaded HERE.

All abstracts will be held in confidence during the review and selection process, and only the Symposium Chair and scientific committee will have access to them. The scientific committee has the prerogative to recommend changes to the abstract in order to ensure it addresses the symposium theme, and to suggest revisions to a paper in order to make it satisfy submission guidelines.

 

How to Submit

We use OpenConf Peer-Review, Abstract and Conference Management System for paper submissions and reviewing process. Authors are required to submit their papers online.

 

Please click the "SUBMIT YOUR PAPER NOW" button below and follow the guidelines provided on the OpenConf site. For further help with submissions, please contact: aes@uum.edu.my.

 

Tentative Program

 

7.30 AM

Registration

Registration and symposium kit collection

8.45 AM

Welcoming Address

Welcoming addresses by UUM Vice Chancellor and the Director of INTAN

9.20 AM

Opening Speech

Launching and opening speech by the special guest

9.45 AM

Keynote Speech

Speech

10.45 AM

Morning Break

Morning break and networking session

11.00 AM

Parallel Session 1

Session 1A: Agricultural and Environmental Economics
Session 1B: Public and Monetary Economics
Session 1C: Accounting, Finance and Risk
Session 1D: Developmental Economics and Finance

1.00 PM

Lunch

Lunch and prayer break

12.30 PM

Parallel Session 2

Session 2A: Agricultural and Environmental Economics
Session 2B: Accounting, Finance and Risk
Session 2C: Developmental Economics and Finance
Session 2D: Other Related Topics

4.30 PM

Award Presentation and Closing

Presentation for Best Paper and Best Presenter Awards

5.00 PM

Tea Time

Tea time and networking session

6.00 PM

End of Symposium

Symposium ends. See you again at the 8th AES

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