CALL FOR PAPERS International Conference on Services, Investment and Global Value Chains July 28-29, 2016, New Delhi

Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
(An organization under Ministry of Commerce, GoI)
B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110016
The conference is aimed at discussing theoretical and empirical research on services trade, investment and global value chains and intends to invite research papers investigating new opportunities, issues and challenges on these subjects. The paper may examine growth and trade in services sector in India and globally, such as, outsourcing, migration, employment, sector specific issues in various services, e-commerce; issues pertaining to inward and outward foreign direct investment; and role of services and investment in global value chains and challenges thereof. 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. There is no registration fee. Full/partial grant for travel and accommodation will be available for the authors selected for presenting papers during the conference.
Important Dates:
1. Full Paper Submission: June 15, 2016
2. Paper acceptance decision: June 30, 2016
3. Conference Dates: July 28-29, 2016
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
For any assistance or query, please contact:
Dr. Pralok Gupta
Assistant Professor (Services and Investment)
Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi
Phone: 011- 26965124, 26564409, Ext. 704; Email:
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