Call for Papers

We invite submission of papers on the broader theme of ‘financial literacy and financial inclusion’ to be considered for presentation at the policy forum. Submissions may be in the form of completed papers or extended abstracts. 

We solicit papers in the following strands, but other related areas will also be considered:

  • Theoretical and methodological issues for financial education strategies
  • Financial literacy in the school curriculum and beyond
  • Assessment of financial literacy and financial inclusion programs
  • Behavioral explanations to financial literacy and financial inclusion
  • Harnessing technology and financial digitalization
  • Financial Literacy for micro entrepreneurs and the informal sector
  • Financial Advice and consumer protection
  • Financial indebtedness and financial fragility
  • Asset allocation decisions and financial well-being
  • Regulatory approaches (such as GST introduction) and financial inclusion

Online submission is open. Please register for the policy forum here and then submit your paper or extended abstract by e-mail to , indicating ‘NCFE conference – paper submission’ in the subject.

The organizers will evaluate all submissions. Acceptance will be primarily based on quality. Authors of submitted papers will be informed about acceptance by 20th November 2017.

Submission deadline: 15th November 2017.

There is no registration or conference fee for accepted papers, but participants are responsible for their own travel expenses. Accommodation and food arrangements will be provided at the campus.


Organizing committee:

  1. Sandip Ghose, Director, National Institute of Securities Markets
  2. G P Garg, Head, National Centre for Financial Education
  3. Anurag Banerjee, Professor, Durham University Business School, UK
  4. Dennis Philip, Professor, Durham University Business School, UK