Call for Papers Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) and XKDR Forum Joint Field Workshop on Firm Finance

30th July, 2022

We cordially invite research paper for presentation consideration at the Firm Finance Workshop 2022 that will take place on 30th July 2022 in Chennai. This workshop, jointly organized by the Chennai Mathematical Institute and XKDR Forum, aims to bring together academics, practitioners and policymakers sharing their research findings and discussing current and challenging issues in firm financing in India. The conference will be organized in the offline format at the Chennai Mathematical Institute. The workshop will feature research papers and one panel discussion.


The workshop aims to cover presentations and discussions across the following set of research topics:

  • Capital structure of firms
  • Corporate investment decisions
  • Firm financing and macro events
  • Firm financing and financial risk management
  • Firm financing and corporate governance
  • The role of old financial intermediaries (banks) and new (venture capital and private equity)
  • MSME financing
Paper submission

Authors are invited to submit their papers in PDF files, no later than 24th June 2022 via email to

Preliminary versions of the paper may be considered provided that the research question is clearly outlined along with preliminary results.

Submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed. No submission fee is required. General inquiries regarding the call for papers should be directed to

Important dates
  • Submission deadline: 24th June 2022
  • Notification of review results: 5th July 2022
  • Workshop event: 30th July 2022

For submission and further queries, write to