This year’s conference’s theme is “Fiscal Sustainability and Policy Response for Economic Recovery in Nigeria.” The theme is chosen to reflect Nigeria’s current macroeconomic and fiscal challenges. It seeks to address cross-cutting and specific issues on government policy responses to the fiscal sustainability challenge.
Given the focus objectives and theme of the conference, the sub-themes are as follows:
• Theoretical issues on fiscal sustainability
• Financing economic development in the face of Fiscal constraints
• Fiscal and supply constraints in Nigeria: policy interventions for recovery and diversification
• Financing sustainable growth, the Fiscal Act, 2021, inclusiveness, and development.
• Economic implications of fiscal options: poverty; (un)employment; health and education; and other sectoral issues.
Format of the Conference
The conference is designed to feature many activities. There will be keynote paper and plenary sessions with lead paper presentations, discussions, and specialised concurrent paper presentation sessions. Stakeholders, including the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, National Assembly, the Central Bank of Nigeria, NDIC, Development Bank of Nigeria, NNPC, captains in the OPS, development partners, etc., will engage in policy round table discussions on different aspects of Nigeria’s fiscal sustainability.
We invite authors to submit Abstracts on any of the sub-themes listed above. The Abstract should be in standard MS Word or Adobe Acrobat PDF format and not be more than 700 words in length, in Times New Roman, font 12, double line spacing. The submission should include the following in the order of listing: title of the research paper, the names of author(s) and affiliations, JEL classification codes, overview, research objectives, and research hypothesis (if any), method of study (if any), data sources, expected results, and references. Other required information is the corresponding author’s e-mail address and phone number (for jointly authored papers). Please, note that any submission that does not adhere STRICTLY to these submission guidelines will not be considered.
Deadline for submission of Abstracts May 31, 2022
Notification of acceptance of papers June 30, 2022
Deadline for submission of full papers August 15, 2022
The Abstract should be submitted electronically to: email@example.com; copy: firstname.lastname@example.org; and email@example.com. For further information on the conference, please, visit the Society’s website: www.nigerianeconomicsociety.org.
₦40,000 for early Registration, before July 31, 2022
₦45,000 for late Registration, after July 31, 2020
₦ 50,000 for early Registration, before July 31, 2022
₦ 55,000 for late Registration, after July 31, 2022
₦10.000 for Students Registration
₦5,000 for NESA Delegates Registration
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The conference fee covers coffee break, group lunch, and some selected publications of the NES
Please, visit www.nigerianeconomicsociety.org for more information on the Nigerian Economic Society.
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