International Conference on E-commerce and Its Linkages with Services and Investment

The conference is aimed at discussing theoretical and empirical research on emerging areas in e-commerce and its linkages with services trade and investment. It intends to invite research papers investigating new opportunities, issues and challenges on these subjects. The paper may examine growth and trend in e-commerce in India and globally, FDI in e-commerce, regulation of e-commerce activities, e-commerce and trade agreements including WTO and FTAs, e-commerce and logistics, payments systems, fintech and block chain technology, cryptocurrencies etc. 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. Accommodation and Full/partial travel grant will be available for the authors selected for presenting papers during the conference.

Important Dates:

1. Full Paper Submission            January 15, 2019

2. Paper acceptance decision    January 31, 2019

3. Conference Dates                   March 07-08, 2019

Submission Guidelines:

The full paper should be about 7000 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.

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For any assistance or query, please contact:

Dr. Pralok Gupta

Associate Professor (Services and Investment)

Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi


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