Call for Papers: CUTS/CIRC 5th Competition, Regulation and Development Conference

Call for Papers: CUTS/CIRC 5th Competition, Regulation and Development Conference

CUTS and CIRC invite papers for the 5th Biennial Competition, Regulation & Development Conference to be held on 09-11 November, 2017 in Jaipur (India).

The abstract should be based on any one of the four plenaries of the Conference (below) and should be submitted to the undersigned, along with a brief CV (not more than 2 pages) of the author. Authors are requested to mention the specific ‘Plenary’ their paper is based on while submitting the abstract.

Please note that at this stage, we are inviting 500 word abstracts from interested scholars/experts by Saturday, 15thApril 2017. Authors of selected abstracts would be invited to prepare and submit full conference papers.

The abstract/paper should target any one of the following four plenaries of the conference:

  • Plenary 1: Revisiting IPR and Competition

  • Plenary 2: Disruptive Technologies and Economic Regulations

  • Plenary 3: Building Organisational capacities for tackling policy and regulatory uncertainty

  • Plenary 4: Challenges and Opportunities of Development Financing for Fostering an Innovation based Ecosystem


The following dates/deadlines need to be noted:

  • Last date for submission of Abstract (500 words) is 15th April 2017

  • Selection of successful Abstract will be done by 30th April 2017

  • Last date of submission of Full paper (3,000 to 4,000 words) is 30th June 2017

  • Selection of successful papers will be done by 31st August 2017


All submission and further queries should be directed to Mr. Ashutosh Soni (ash@cuts.org) and Mr. Parveer Ghuman (psg@cuts.org).

For more information, please visit Call for Papers and Background Note.