Call for papers for International Conference at Copenhagen Business School 2-3 October 2015

Leveraging FDI for Sustainable Economic Development in South Asia: Evidence, Challenges and Prospects. The conference, organised by Asia Research Centre, is soliciting high quality research papers on multi-faceted aspects of FDI from the perspective of South Asian countries. We invite submission of abstracts leading to original unpublished full papers (not exceeding 12,000 words) based on any of the following four sub themes of the conference in the South Asian context: FDI inflows and outflows: determinants, challenges and prospects FDI and productive capacity FDI and social development Environmental impacts We welcome both theoretical and empirical papers employing qualitative or quantitative research methods. Case studies are encouraged. Submit an abstract of about 1000 words to one of the contact persons before 31 March 2015. All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed. Authors of the selected abstracts will be invited to submit their full length papers by 1 September, 2015. Authors will be given the cost of an economy class airfare, hotel accommodation, and meals during the conference. The abstract should include the title, author(s) name(s), organization of the author(s), research question, research objective, theoretical framework, methodology, database, and expected results. Selected papers will be published in an edited volume and/or a special issue of an indexed journal which will be negotiated based on the quality of papers. Asia Research Centre will also take this opportunity to create a network of researchers on international business for possible collaboration in future research programmes at the Centre. Conference dates: 2-3 October 2015 Venue: Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark (room to be announced) Contact persons: Prof. Aradhna Aggarwal (Convener): Ms. Nina Brandtoft Rasmussen:

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