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The University of Sharjah, College of Business Administration and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM), invite submission of papers for and participation in an international symposium on emerging and developing economies. Empirical and theoretical papers related to the theme of the conference as well as papers dealing with institutions, markets, governance, risks and policy issues are welcome. Participants are invited to submit their individual papers for presentation or to propose an entire panel consisting of four papers.

Selected papers will be invited to be submitted to Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (Q2 journal with SJR 2018 = 0.42),  Borsa Istanbul Review (Q2 journal with SJR 2018 = 0.52), and Economic Systems (Q2 Journal with  SJR 2018 = 0.48)  and the submissions will go through the normal review process of the journals without any commitment for publication. Papers will also be considered for publication in University of Sharjah Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities.