Welcome to the official website of the international conference on economics and finance, which will be held during November 16-18, 2018, in Lima, Peru.

This conference will bring together researchers interested in Applied Finance, Applied Economics, Management, Marketing and other topics related to Emerging Markets. Participants are invited to submit their individual papers for presentation or to propose an entire panel consisting of four papers.

For more details of the conference schedule, please feel free to contact us. The full version of program will be given on March 1st, 2018.


The Vice-Presidency for Research of Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru.

The Society for
the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM)

Important dates:

Paper submission deadline

July 1st, 2018

Notification of successful authors

3 weeks after paper submission

Early-bird registration Deadline

August 15, 2018

Conference Dates

16-18 November, 2018

Notification of chosen papers for publication

3 weeks after conference dates

Relevant Information

  • Giovanna Priale, President of Private Pension Funds Association.
  • Alonso Segura, Ex Minister of Economy
  • Cesar Liendo, Vice Minister of Economy
  • Sergio Schmukler, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank. (To be confirmed)

The aim of the conference is to bring together economists from different fields of Emerging and Developing Economies Research in order to share ideas.
Topics to be considered at the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Financial markets and banking
  • Capital flows and macroeconomic and financial stability
  • Spillovers between advanced economies and emerging economies
  • Challenges for emerging and Latin American markets
  • Economic growth and financial stability, and implications for the global economy
  • Institutional development and reforms and their impacts on the real and financial sectors
  • Relative role of institutions versus economic policies for the economic growth and development
  • International financial institutions and their impacts on the emerging economies during the post-crisis era
  • Impact of the global financial crisis on the real and financial sectors
  • Regional economic integration and the cross-border trade and investment among Latin American economies and between advanced (i.e. USA) and Latin American economies
  • Country-specific studies on financial market reforms, industrial and technology sectors, foreign trade and investment regimes, etc.
  • Vulnerabilities in Latin American economies and policy options
  • Monetary and fiscal policies and their interactions and effects on real economy and financial markets
  • Global Value Change in Latin America
  • International Business
  • Business related analysis in the Latin America Region

Papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication (subject to double-blind reviewing process) in a special issue of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade,

Ali M. Kutan, Editor of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade will give a workshop on "how to publish in top economics and business journals", targeted towards young scholars and doctoral students.

Abstract and paper submission should be made by using conference maker ( starting at February 1st.

The conference will take place at Universidad ESAN, Alonso de la Molina 1652, Monterrico, Surco. Lima-Peru. 16-18 November 2018.

Hotels at Miraflores:
- 4 points
- Hilton
Hotel at Surco:
- Hilton Garden

  • Language: The official language of the Congress will be English
  • Parking: We recommend to use taxis app because there is no available parking space.
  • Weather and Climate conditions in Lima: The weather in Lima at November will be in spring: the temperature will be around 20° C or 68° F.
  • Mobile telephones: There is excellent coverage for mobile telephones. The local mobile telephone providers have roaming arrangements with worldwide mobile telephone providers.
  • Flight information: The IATA code used for international airport of Lima is LIM
  • You can find more interesting information about Lima in this website:
  • You can find more interesting information about Peru festivities on November in this website:


All conference attendees (including paper presenters) are required to pay the registration fee using the link provided in conference maker for payments with VISA, and to submit a proof of other type of payment of the registration fees to the email:

Fees & Registration

•  Early bird: USD 300 plus taxes (until August 15, 2018)
•  Late registration: USD 400 plus taxes (between August 16 and October 15, 2018)

The registration fee covers conference materials, coffee breaks, lunches and conference dinner.

The registration fee also includes a one-year membership in the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM). Membership in the SSEM provides an online subscription to the Emerging Markets Finance and Trade and waives the submission fee during the membership period.