Call for Papers

The Organizers invite education professionals, academics and researchers from all fields of applications and backgrounds to submit papers to Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance (APEF 2020). There will be two streams, Practitioner and Researcher, with suggested but not exhaustive topics below.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

AccountingFinancial and Capital MarketMarketing Theory and Applications
Accounting Standards and RegulationsFinancial EconometricsMergers and Acquisitions
Accounting-Based ValuationFinancial EconomicsMonetary Economics and Finance
Applied Economics StudiesFinancial InstrumentsMutual Funds Management
Asset ManagementFinancial Markets and DerivativesOperations Research
Banking Crisis and AssuranceFinancial ReportingOrganizational Behaviour & Theory
Banking, Accounting and FinanceFinancial Services ManagementOrganizational Communication
Business & EconomicsFinancial Statement AnalysisPrices, Business Fluctuations and Cycles
Business EthicsForeign Exchange MarketsProduct and Organizations
Business Information SystemsForensic Accounting and FraudProduct Management
Business IntelligenceFraud DeterrenceProduct/Operations Management
Business LawGlobal BusinessPublic Administration and Small Business Entrepreneurship
Business Performance ManagementHousehold Behaviour and Family EconomicsPublic Economics and Finance
Business StatisticsHuman ResourcePublic Relations
Cash FlowsInformation Technology ManagementPublic Responsibility and Ethics
Change ManagementInt’l Standards on AuditingRegulations of Financial Markets
Communications ManagementInternational Banking RelationsRegulatory Economics
Comparative Economic SystemsInternational BusinessResource Management
Consumer BehaviourInternational EconomicsRisk Assessment
Corporate FinanceInternational FinanceRisk Management
Corporate GovernanceInternational FinanceStock Exchange
Corporate Governance and EthicsInternational Mutual Funds/Hedge FundsStockholder’s Equity
Cost ManagementInvestments & Portfolio ManagementStrategic Management
Decision SciencesLabour EconomicsStrategic Management Policy
Development Planning PolicyLabour Relations & Human Resource ManagementSupply Change Management
Economic DevelopmentLaw & EconomicsSystems Management
Economic MethodologyLaw and FinanceTaxes
Economic PolicyManagement Information SystemsTechnology and Innovation
Economic SystemManagement of Financial InstitutionThe role of central banks
Economics and Global FinanceManagement ScienceTreasury & Liquidity
EntrepreneurshipMarket Structure and PricingValuation of Financial Assets
Finance & Investments Marketing Research and StrategyWelfare Economics

Authors will be notified of the selection results by email and will receive all technical information and presentation instructions prior to the Conference.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 9th April 2020

Submit your abstract for APEF before the submission deadline. Please submit using the’ Submit Abstract’ button below. You will be asked to create your own personal account before you are able to upload your abstract. You can return to the system at any time using your user name and password to edit your information and submission.

Author Notification Date: 23rd April 2020

Acceptance of abstract for presentation will be announced by the author notification date. The presentation instructions and acceptance letter will be emailed to all authors by this date. If your abstract is accepted, you will be invited to register for the conference. Upon payment of the registration fee your paper will be scheduled for presentation at the conference.

Final Paper Deadline: 22nd May 2020

If you wish to publish in the conference book, please send a Microsoft Word version of the full paper and ‘permission to publish form’ to anthonytan@ear.com.sg by the Final Paper Deadline. Use the Springer formatting for your final paper submitted to us. Ensure that your paper is ready to go to press by having thoroughly read the paper for errors.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: 28th May 2020

The registration fee for the conference is lower if you pay before the early bird registration deadline.

Final Registration Deadline: 25th Jun 2020

This is the final registration date of registration for the conference.

Conference Date: 23rd & 24th July 2020

APEF 2020 conference

Important Dates 
Abstract Submission DateApril 9th 2020
Author Notification DateApril 23rd 2020
Final Paper DeadlineMay 22nd 2020
Early Bird Registration DeadlineMay 28th 2020
Final Registration DeadlineJune 25th 2020
Conference DateJuly 23rd & 24th 2020

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Notification of acceptance for abstract will be sent to each author by ‘Author Notification Date’. All accepted abstracts will be published in ‘Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance 2020 Programme & Abstract Book’, ISBN: 978-981-14-4813-3.

Abstract should include:

  • Title: 15 words or fewer
  • The abstract should be less than 400 words
  • Background: Primary objective of the study.
  • Methods: Quantitative studies should include design, participants , measures and analysis. Qualitative studies should include design, participants, methods of data collection and analysis.
  • Findings: Include a summary of the results and/or a description of the main findings.
  • Discussion: A conclusion for the research

Do not include references at the end of your abstract.

Full Paper Submission Guidelines (optional):

If you are interested to submit your full paper for inclusion in the APEF 2020 Book,  you will need to follow the guidelines stated below:

  • Use Springer Basic Style for References
  • Each article must consist of the following: Author Name, Affiliation and Email address, Chapter Abstracts and Keywords
  • All tables, figures, pictures should be accompanied with captions and numbers
  • References should be placed at the end of individual chapters
  • Page limit is 25 pages

Template for Full Paper: Full paper Template

Formatting for Full Paper is available: manuscript-guidelines-1.0 & Key_Style_Points_1.0.