Submission of papers

Submission of complete papers (6,000-8,000 words) to be sent to: before March 15th, 2015. Please mark clearly on your submission if your paper is related to economics, finance or management.

Conference Program

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Pre-conference PhD research training

The first day of the conference is dedicated to presentation by participants who are currently enrolled in PhD programs or part of the Jönköping University - University of Rwanda Kigali collaborative Career Development Initiative program in economics, finance and management. Training in statistical packages by professional instructors will be provided. All presenting doctoral students will receive feedback on their research proposals or papers from senior scholars.

Post conference publications

A selection of high quality papers presented at the conference will be considered for special issues of leading academic journals in different fields and/or an edited book volume published by an international publisher.

Conference deadlines

Submission of full papers (preferably 6,000-8,000 words, typed, 1.5 spaced in Times New Roman, 12 Font Size, 3 cm margin all around, in PDF format): March 15th, 2014

Decision on Submission: March 22nd, 2015

Conference days: May 4-6th, 2015

Submission of Revised Papers for publication: June 1st, 2015

Hotels information

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Visa issues

Please refer to the Rwandan government regulations

Transport information

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Links to Partners

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS)

University of Rwanda, College of Business and Economics (UR-CBE)

Addis Ababa University, College of Business and Economics (AAU-CBE)

Swedish International Development Cooperation (SIDA)