The 5th European Conference on Banking and the Economy
27th March 2024
The Fifth European Conference on Banking and the Economy (ECOBATE 2024): Opportunities and Challenges of New or Centralised Digital Finance
Date: Wednesday 27th March 2024
Location: West Downs Centre, University of Winchester, United Kingdom
Call for Papers: please see below
Call for Papers
We encourage submissions that examine the opportunities offered by digital finance, including CBDCs, in achieving financial inclusion, enhancing financial efficiency, supporting innovation and entrepreneurship, promoting a green economy, and optimizing economic structures for high-quality development. Papers exploring the following themes are particularly welcome.
Financial Inclusion and Efficiency:
Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development
Environmental Sustainability and the Green Economy
Financial Stability, Regulatory Challenges, and Risks
Central bank digital currencies and cryptocurrencies
FinTech, RegTech and PayTech
We welcome submissions from diverse methodological traditions in economics. We encourage scholars to contribute to a pluralistic view of economic research, enriching our understanding of CBDCs and their implications.
Abstract submission deadline: 28 February 2024
Notification of acceptance: 6 March 2024
Conference booking deadline: 20 March 2024
Conference Date: 27 March 2024
Full paper submission deadline: June 2024 (t.b.c.)
Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words and include the research question, methodology, and main findings of the paper.
Full papers should not exceed 8,500 words (excluding references and appendices).
Submissions must follow Harvard-style formatting.
Please submit your abstract or full paper as a PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Selected papers will have the opportunity to be published in a special issue of a reputable peer-reviewed journal such as:
Review of Political Economy
Journal of Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development.
We look forward to your participation in ECOBATE 2024, where we aim to foster an inclusive and interdisciplinary discussion on the opportunities and challenges presented by CBDCs in the modern economy.
Conference Fee: £150 (standard); £50 (students)
West Downs CentreFaculty of Business & Digital TechnologiesUniversity of WinchesterWinchester SO22 4NR