Call for Papers: IPAN-RGNUL Policy Review Project 2014 on The WTO and Farm Subsidies; Submit by June 20 [EXTENDED]

[first published on March 7]

International Policy Analysis Network, Asia’s first youth-led public policy think tank initiated an annual policy research project in association with the School of Agriculture Law and Economics (SALE), Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, India in the year 2012.

This project aims to address specific policy concerns through working papers, discussion papers or other academic engagements.

This is the second edition of this series in the form of a policy review project. The research theme for 2014 edition is “The WTO and Farm Subsidies: Proposals for a Permanent Solution”.

Students, academicians and researchers are invited to submit papers. Only those papers will be selected for publication which propose well researched, concrete, and practical solutions to the problem.

Foreign contributors are especially encouraged to submit their contributions which discuss

their own country’s perspective on the issue of farm subsidies. The last date for paper submission is 1st May 2014.

This series for 2013-2014 will culminate with a book release by August, 2014. Next edition of the series with a new call for papers will be issued in late October, 2014.

Contributions selected by a peer review panel will be notified about their prospective presentation/publication by 15  June 2014.

The Editorial Board is comprised of RGNUL academics and IPAN experts with a wide range of expertise in public policy and economic research.

They come from a variety of disciplinary perspectives including economics, geography, law, politics, sociology, cultural, gender and development studies.

Submission Guidelines

Contributors are encouraged to submit papers that propose well researched, concrete, practical and well established solutions to the problem. Specific and micro case studies are specifically encouraged.

The deadline for submissions is 1st May, 2014. June 20!

Papers should conform to the following format:

 2000-5000 words (excluding bibliography, including footnotes).

 150-200 word abstract.

 Headings and sub-headings are encouraged.

 Bluebook Method of Citation should be strictly adhered to.

 Papers should be prepared as a PC compatible Microsoft Word (2003 or 2007) file.

 Graphs, pictures and tables should be included as appropriate in the same file as the  paper.

The paper should be sent by email to: [email protected]
(With the subject line as “SUBMISSION_FARM SUBSIDIES”)

The detailed call and Background note can be downloaded from HERE.

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