International Conference on Empirical Research on Trade in Services
21-22 August 2014, New Delhi
Organized by Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi, India
About the Centre for WTO Studies: The Centre for WTO Studies was set up in the year 1999 to be a permanent repository of WTO negotiations-related knowledge and documentation. Over the years, the Centre has conducted a robust research programme with a series of papers in all spheres of interest at the WTO. The Centre has also created a specialised e-repository of important WTO documents, especially related to India, in its Trade Resource Centre. The Centre has been regularly called upon by the Government of India to undertake research and provide independent analytical inputs to help develop positions in its various trade negotiations, both at the WTO and other forums such as Free and Preferential Trade Agreements and Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreements.
Call for Papers
About the Conference: The conference is aimed at discussing empirical research on services trade, preferably with special reference to India. It intends to invite research papers investigating new opportunities, issues and challenges related to the growing services trade in India and globally. The paper may examine specific issues related to the growth and trade in services sector in India, such as, outsourcing, foreign direct investment, migration, employment etc. or may also analyze sector specific issues in various services. Papers on any other issue pertaining to the theme of the conference are also welcome. All papers will be peer reviewed. Selected papers will be published as an edited book or as working papers.
1. Full Paper Submission July 01, 2014
2. Paper acceptance decision July 15, 2014
3. Conference Dates August 21-22, 2014
Submission Guidelines: The full paper should be about 8000 words including references. The first page should contain the title of the paper, name and contact details of the author(s) and an abstract of no more than 300 words. Please make all your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org
For any assistance or query, please contact: Dr. Pralok Gupta, Assistant Professor, (Services and Investment) Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Phone: 011-26965124011-26965124, 26564409, Ext. 704; Email:email@example.com