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Call for Papers for Sixth Conference for Students and Young Researchers

Call for Papers for Sixth Conference for Students and Young Researchers

Call for papers

The NBU and Kyiv School of Economics are inviting students and young researchers to participate in the Sixth Research Conference, which will take place on 19 May 2023. By tradition, the topic of the conference is Banking Sector and Monetary Policy: Future Prospects. This conference will be held remotely.

The discussion will focus on the banking sector’s operation, the pursuit of monetary policy, and efforts to ensure financial stability amid a full-scale war.

Professor Yuriy Gorodnichenko (University of California, Berkeley) will be an honorary speaker at the conference. He will deliver the lecture Current Issues of Economic Research.

We are inviting students and young researchers to submit their papers on issues related to the general topic of the conference.

The topics may include (but are not limited to):

  • macroeconomic aspects of monetary policy in wartime
  • effective regulation of the banking sector and ensuring financial stability in wartime
  • bank lending and post-war economic reconstruction
  • other topics in economics and finance.

How participants and winners will benefit from the conference

Conference participants will receive the reviews of submitted papers, with advice on how to improve them. The best papers will be recommended for publication in the journal Visnyk of the National Bank of Ukraine and handed over for peer reviews (in line with the journal’s publishing policy). If a paper receives a positive peer review, the NBU will defray all the costs, including the editing, translation, and publication of the article.

The winners will receive certificates that will allow them to opt for a course within the master’s programs in economics at Kyiv School of Economics.

Paper requirements

The submitted paper should be original and previously unpublished. The paper should focus on one aspect and analyze it thoroughly.

Especially welcome are papers that analyze data or summarize the existing knowledge on a specific topic and provide clear and relevant policy advice. When writing a paper, please follow the requirements.

The working languages of the conference are English and Ukrainian (no translation). The language of the presentation will have no effect on the competition results.

Paper submission

Papers can be submitted by researchers under the age of 35. If you wish to make a presentation about your research, please send your paper to [email protected]. Please indicate the title of the research, author information (including affiliation), and contacts. No submission fee is charged.

The deadline for submitting the papers is 23 April 2023. On 5 May 2023, applicants will be informed about the results of the selection and whether their presentations have been included in the conference’s program.

Conference academic supervisors: Oleksandr Fаrynа, Head of the NBU’s Research Division ([email protected]); Andriy Tsapin, Deputy Head of the NBU’s Research Division  ([email protected]); Olesia Verchenko, KSE Academic Director ([email protected]).

The results of the previous conference are available here.  

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