IGIDR Bankruptcy Conference, Goa April 24-25, 2015.

Call For Papers
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Bombay, India

24th – 25th April, 2015, Goa, India

The Indian Ministry of Finance has embarked on a project to establish the legislative foundations for the bankruptcy process. To build knowledge towards this goal, researchers are requested to propose research projects on the bankruptcy process:
a. Construction of datasets on firm bankruptcy and the bankruptcy process.
b. Description of existing institutional arrangements on bankruptcy.
c. Measurement of delays and loss given default under present arrangements.
d. Analytical papers that shape our understanding of the bankruptcy process.
e. Policy papers on tradeoffs in the design of the bankruptcy process, including international experience.

Multi-disciplinary perspectives are welcome, including the fields of economics, finance, law, and public administration. Proposals will be assessed based on the extent to which they produce knowledge that is valuable for drafting bankruptcy law in India.

HONORARIUM: Selected papers will be commissioned with a honorarium of $5000 and travel costs to present at a conference in Goa, India, on 24th and 25th April, 2015.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Researchers are requested to send 1000 word paper proposals to Jyoti Manke jyotimanke@gmail.com by 18th January 2015.


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