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Submission Procedure

  • The following timeline applies to the submission/review/acceptance process:
    — Submission deadline: August 15, 2018
    — Review decision: September 15, 2018
  • The submissions should represent original and unpublished work on the economic, political, social, cultural, environmental, and other issues relating to the conference theme.
  • An extended abstract or a complete paper should be submitted by August 15, 2018 through the submission drop box at the BDI website ( Submissions can also be sent by email to Dr. Munir Quddus ( with cc to Dr. Rahim Quazi ( To the extent possible, submissions should contain details on the research question, theoretical framework, methodology and policy implications/recommendations.
  • Submissions should be well written and ideally based on rigorous and contemporary academic research, with careful and clear presentation of the methodology used. If the submission is a complete paper, it should include a discussion of the policy implications of the research.
  • No more than two single-authored submissions will be accepted from the same author.
  • We are also interested in a select number of theme-specific research sessions and panels. If you are inter- ested in putting together a session or a panel, please contact us with a title, abstract, and a list of potential authors/panelists.