Key Dates

Intimation of Acceptance by:

October 14, 2017

Date of Registration:

October 25 – December 09, 2017

Key Note Address

Dr. Rathin Roy

National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP)

Other Eminent Speakers

Mr. Chandra Shekhar Ghosh

Managing Director
Bandhan Bank

Dr. Arup Mitra

Director General, National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development(NILERD)
& Professor (Institute of Economic Growth)


Professor Arindam Banik

IMI Kolkata

Mr. Pawan Kumar Bajaj

United Bank of India

Mr. Parth Pratim Sengupta

Chief General Manager
Local Head Office
State Bank of India

Professor Basabi Bhattacharya

Former Professor
Jadavpur University

Valedictory Address

Professor Madhusudan Ghosh

Professor of Economics
Visva-Bharati University


Dr. Paramita Mukherjee

Associate Professor (Economics)

Dr. Sarojakshya Chatterjee

Professor (Finance)

Committee Members

Dr. Chanchal Chatterjee

Associate Professor (Finance and Accounting)

Surendra Poddar

Assistant Professor (Finance and Accounts)

Sahana Roy Chowdhury

Assistant Professor (Economics)



Asset Pricing, Financial Institutions, Market Volatility, Banking, Financial Innovation, Capital Structure and Dividend Policy, IFRS and Financial Reporting, Investment Management, Financial Risk Management, Financial Crisis & Stability, Financial Inclusion, Mergers Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring, Project and Infrastructure Finance, Corporate Governance, Capital Markets, Earnings Management, Financing of Firms in Emerging Economy, Areas of Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance in Emerging Economies, Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection, Financing of Start-up Firms, Regulations in Emerging Markets, Investment Decisions of Pension Funds, Behavioral Finance, Structured Finance.


Development Economics: Theory and Empirics, International Trade, Trade in Services, Role of Regional Co-operation, Inclusive Growth, Emerging Economies: Issues and Challenges, Environmental Issues, Energy Studies, Public Policy, Financial Economics, Fiscal Policy Issues, Public Economics.

Paper Submission Guidelines

Please submit full papers only in word or pdf at .
Please note: Articles must be typed in MS Word, using font Times New Roman, size 12 and paragraph spacing 1.5.
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Registration Fees

For Participants from India Fees
Academicians INR 4000
Students/ Research Scholars INR 2000
Practitioners from Industry/ Corporates INR 6000
For Overseas Participants USD 200

Note: Registration fees are inclusive of taxes as applicable. The registration fee includes conference kit, refreshments and lunch for two days of the conference and networking dinner on the first day.

Registration Details

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International Management Institute Kolkata will not bear any expenses on travel for the participants.

Refund Policy

No refund shall be made for an amount already paid to IMI Kolkata towards registration or accommodation for the conference.


Participants are required to make their own arrangements for accommodation. Kolkata offers you with a wide range of premium and budget hotels and guest house accommodation.

Limited accommodation at the IMI Kolkata campus may be provided on request subject to availability. The charge for the same is INR 2300 (incl. taxes as applicable) for single occupancy AC room per person per night.

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Contact Us

Feel free to give us a call for any further queries related to FINECON, 2017.

Ahaana Mahanti
Research Officer
Conference Coordinator

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International Management Institute Kolkata

2/4 C Judges Court Road, Alipore Kolkata – 700 027

Nearest Landmarks:

Mominpore Crossing

Bharat Petroleum Gas Station

BSNL Alipore Telephone Exchange

Command Hospital

2 minutes away from Army Institute of Management

Past Conference

International Management Institute (IMI) Kolkata organized its first Finance & Economics Conference during the period 21-22 December 2015 in collaboration with Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, China, the North South University Dhaka, Bangladesh and the Asia-Pacific Economic Association at the IMI Kolkata campus.

The inauguration ceremony was graced by Dr. Kar-yiu Wong, Professor of Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA; Dr. Chung Mo Koo, Professor of Economics, Kangwon National University, Korea; Professor Zheng Taian, Vice President of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, China and Professor Mohammad Mahboob Rahman, Dean of School of Business and Economics, North South University, Bangladesh. The key-note address was delivered by Dr. Kar-yiu Wong on The Economic Impacts of the “One Belt, One Road” Initiative.

The panel discussions on the first day focused on Lessons from Financial Crises for Emerging Economies. The panelists were Zheng Taian, VP of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, China, Mohammaad Mahboob Rahman, Professor and Dean of the School of Business and Economics, NSU Bangladesh, Rajib Doogar, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Bothell and Satyajit Deb, DGM, RBI.

On the second day the topic of discussion was Asian Economic Integration: Problems and Prospects. The panelists were Kar-yiu Wong, Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, Arindam Banik, Professor & Director, IMI Kolkata and Munim K Barai, Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Oita, Japan.

Academicians and researchers from various nations like China, Bangladesh, Sweden, Australia along with the host country presented papers on a cutting-edge topics like Macroeconomic Policies, Risk Behaviour, Economic Growth, Equity Market, Corporate Finance, International Trade etc.

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