Annual Conference 2023 Call for Papers

Globalization during the Age of Transition 

We welcome papers on International Economics and Finance topics. Our scope spans topics that deal with multilateral, regional, and national issues, with a strong focus on international trade and finance. 

We invite theoretical, conceptual, and empirical proposals on all aspects of international trade and finance. This includes papers on trade, innovation and productivity, global value chains, growth, productivity, innovation, finance, the impact of Covid-19 on trade, migration, and financial flows, cyber security-economic warfare, digital trade, e-commerce, intellectual property protections, trade in services, tourism, communications, transportation, governance, international law, management, and Industry-specific studies.

Keynote Speaker

Robert Koopman

Hurst Senior Practitioner in Residence at American University

Former Chief Economist and the Director:  WTO-  Economic Research and Statistics Division 

Abstract Submission deadline: March 15, 2023

Acceptance decisions announced by March 25

All Presenters must be registered by April 15

The conference program will be available from April 25, 2023

  1. Login or Create an account if you do not already have one.  There are both paid and free membership options.  Free memberships are eligible for paper submission.
  2.  Submit your paper here
  3. Acceptance decisions by late March

Faculty and Professionals (in person)- $300

Students (in person) – $150

Virtual attendance & presentation: $400

Fees Include: One-year ITFA Membership, subscription to the Global Economy Journal, access to Mondo Data Science Platform, networking events, reception, lunches, and a gala dinner. There will be a special workshop for graduate students where they can receive feedback on their papers.

The local organizing team is based in the U.S. and is composed of Marta Bengoa (the City University of New York, University of Johannesburg, and CIRANO), Matthew Kidder (Newberry College), Maia Linask (University of Richmond), Thierry Warin (HEC Montreal and CIRANO), Sarah Bryant (Newberry College), Scheherazade Rehman (George Washington University)

There will be a special workshop for graduate students where they can receive feedback on their papers.

Coming Soon!  Conference attendees will receive a discounted rate.