The Symposium will provide a platform for dialogue and discussions between policy-makers, policy-advisors, practitioners and academicians to address the problems related to financing for development in OIC countries. A special session will be allocated to academicians to share the outcomes and policy implications of their research during the Symposium.
In this context, theoretical and empirical research papers are invited for submission to the Symposium in the following and other related areas:
Availability and effectiveness of current instruments for financing development
International capital flows, including foreign direct investments, and their role on financing development
Means and instruments for effectively mobilizing available domestic resources
Specific challenges faced by OIC countries on financing for development
Alternative mechanisms for financing sustainable and inclusive development
Regulatory and legislative infrastructure for alternative financing mechanisms, including Islamic finance instruments
Measures for improving development aid effectiveness and reducing aid dependency.
Effective use of humanitarian aids and development assistance for building resilience;
Issues related to indebtedness and debt sustainability in financing development
Resources and alternative approaches for regional cooperation on financing for development
Measures to mobilize and improve the effective allocation of available resources for financing national development projects.
The authors of the high quality papers will be invited to present their research during the Symposium. The selection of the papers will be made by an academic committee comprising the members of editorial board of the Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development. Selected high quality papers will also be published in a special issue of the Journal.
Submission of abstracts with author biographies 5 July 2018
Decision of academic committee 12 July 2018
Submission of preliminary drafts 13 September 2018
Decision of academic committee 24 September 2018
Submission of final drafts 18 October 2018
Submission of presentation material 25 October 2018
Authors who missed the deadline for submitting their abstracts can submit their preliminary drafts to the academic committee until 6 September 2018.
Kindly e-mail your submissions to the following contacts by putting "ISFD2018 Paper Submission" in the subject line:
Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development
Kudüs Cad. No: 9, Oran
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