Call for Papers

India Finance Conference (IFC) 2023: December 21 – 23, 2023

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 31 August, 2023

Pre – Conference Tutorials: 20 December, 2023

Venue: N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai, India



The India Finance Conference 2023 (IFC 2023), the annual event of Indian Finance Association (IFA), invites papers for its twelfth edition to be held at N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai from 21 to 23 December 2023.

Academics, Researchers, Doctoral Students, and Practitioners are invited and encouraged to submit completed research papers in all areas of Finance, Accounting, Governance, Risk and Analytics.


  • Theoretical and Empirical asset pricing
  • Corporate Finance, Capital Structure and Dividend policy
  • Asset Allocation and Investment Management
  • Financial Crises, Systemic Risk and Macro-Finance
  • Quality of Financial Reporting and Adoption of IFRS
  • Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation and Ownership Structure
  • Computational Finance and Financial Econometrics
  • Financial risk Analytics and Management
  • Market Microstructure and Algorithmic Trading
  • Financial policy choice, Institutions and Regulation
  • Financial Literacy and Financial Education
  • Financial Analytics
  • Insurance / Reinsurance / Pension Funds
  • Enhancing liquidity in commodity derivatives markets


The IFC 2023 invites full papers for conference presentations, CRISIL Doctoral Symposium and CFA Investment Management sessions. The deadline for submitting papers under all three categories through the conference website is 31 August, 2023.

Only full paper submissions would be considered.


There will be three “IFA 2023 Best Paper” awards given at the conference. The best papers will be selected from among the papers presented at the conference and chosen by a panel of experts. Total cash award USD 1000.


The CFA Investment Management provides a platform to participants to present their contemporary research in the area of Investments and Asset Pricing. CFA Institute India has agreed to sponsor up to three “CFA Institute Investment Management Awards”. Each award comprises of a certificate and a cash award. Participants who wish to submit their full papers under this category should mention ‘CFA Investment Management’ at the top of the title page of the paper. Total cash award USD 1500.


The CRISIL Doctoral Symposium provides a platform to the budding researchers to present their contemporary research in the area of finance, accounting, governance, risk and analytics. The top three papers will be awarded with a certificate and a cash prize. Doctoral students who wish to submit their full papers under this category, should mention ‘CRISIL’ at the top of the title page of the paper. Total cash award USD 1000. 


PDF submissions will be preferred. The document must be in double space format using 12-point font size (in Times New Roman). The submission should contain the paper title, name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s), JEL classification codes, and e-mail address of the corresponding author. To submit the paper, please visit the conference website


Tutorial sessions will be conducted on 20 December, 2023 by eminent academicians from India and abroad. The tutorial will cover emerging areas in Finance and Accounting. Tutorials will be particularly useful for research scholars and early-stage academicians.


In order to register for the conference and pay the fees online. The registration fee is:

Indian academics

INR 6,000+18% GST

Overseas academics

INR 17,200 (USD 215 @ INR 80 per USD) + 18% GST

Industry Participants

INR 16,000+18% GST

Pre-conference tutorial

INR 2,000+18% GST

The deadline to register for the conference is 30 November, 2023.

The registration fee for the event covers attendance, program kit, lunches, conference dinner and light refreshments. Accommodation is not included.

In case of cancellation of registration up to 15 working days before the event, a refund of the registration fee net of 10% processing charges shall be made. No refunds can be made for cancellations less than 15 working days prior to the event. All refunds will be processed after the conclusion of the conference.


Contact the Conference secretariat at [email protected]