3rd Annual Economic and Financial Policy Institute (ECoFI)Symposium

Country: Malaysia

City: Alor Setar

Abstr. due: 30.10.2016

Dates: 18.12.16 — 20.12.16

Area Of Sciences: Economics and management; Law;

Organizing comittee e-mail: sjmohd@uum.edu.my

Organizers: School of Economics, Finance and Banking UUM College Of Business (COB) Universiti Utara Malaysia



The 1st Annual ECoFI Symposium (AES) was held on 21 December 2014 at Holiday Villa Alor Setar. The success of the inaugural AES has led to the proposal of the 2nd Annual ECoFI Symposium (AES2015) which was held at national level. Feedback provided by participants at the inaugural symposium were used as the basis for the 2nd AES Symposium in 2015. The objectives of AES are:

    To become a centre of excellence in education for the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia with regards to economics, finance and banking;
    To create a platform for academics, professionals, policy makers and postgraduate students to interact and exchange ideas;
    To provide participants opportunity to present ideas and research initiatives;
    To encourage research in the field of economics, finance and banking.


The 3rd AES2016 is seeking proposals related (but not limited) to the following topics in connection with the conference theme, “Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking":
• Industrial and International Economics
• Corporate Governance
• Public and Monetary Economics
• Corporate Finance
• Development Economics
• Risk Management and Insurance
• Agriculture Economics
• Real Estate Finance
• Environmental Economics
• Transportation Economics
• Financial Economics
• Natural Resources Economics
• Microfinance     • Border Issues

• Behavioural Economics
• Valuation Economics

• Disaster Risk Financing

• Investment and Financial Markets

• Islamic Finance and Banking

• International Finance

• Banking

• Small Business Finance

• Financial Crisis

• ASEAN Economic Integration

• Waqf
• Public Finance

Conference Web-Site: http://aes-uum.com/