5TH BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE BEDC 2024

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION

DAR ES SALAAM / DODOMA / MWANZA / MBEYA

FIFTH BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE (BEDC2024)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

The College of Business Education is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 5th Business and Economic Development Conference (BEDC2024), which will be held on November 12-13, 2024, in Dodoma, Tanzania. The conference’s goal is to provide a forum for networking and capacity building among academicians, researchers, and practitioners from Africa and beyond, as well as to foster business regulations conducive to economic development.

 

MAIN THEME:       BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT AND TRADE FACILITATION FOR THE INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT

SUB-THEMES

Papers are specifically invited from the following sub-themes:

 

1. World Economic Outlook

    • Macroeconomic Trends
    • Global Geopolitical Risks
    • International Trade and Market Access
    • Global Financial Markets Dynamics
    • Current World Economic Crises
    • Global Supply Chain

2. Sustainable Business & Economic Practices

    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Environmental Sustainability
    • Ethical Business Practices
    • Fair Competition
    • Consumerism and Green Business
    • Inclusive Economy

3. Digital Transformation & Start-Ups

    • E-commerce and Online Business
    • Digital Marketing
    • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
    • Artificial Intelligence in Business
    • Start-Ups Ecosystem in Africa
    • Start-ups and Entrepreneurship
    • Research and Development
    • Future Technologies

4. Finance and Investment Environment

  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Access
  • Investment Strategies
  • Financial Regulation
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Social Safety Nets
  • Micro Finance Governance
  • Economic Development in Emerging Markets
  • Infrastructure Investment in Emerging Markets.

5. Labour Markets and Human Resources

  • Workforce Trends
  • Talent Management
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Future of Work

6. Government and Economic Policy

  • Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • Regulatory Environment
  • Economic Stimulus
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Structural Agro-economic Transformation
  • Regulating Value Systems
  • Cross-Border Informal Trade

7. Industry-Specific Challenges

  1. Healthcare Economics
  2. Energy and Sustainability
  3. Financial Services
  4. Manufacturing and Automation
  5. Quality Assurance and Certification
  6. Opportunities and Risks in Emerging Markets
  7. Market Entry Strategies in Emerging Markets

 

Important Dates 

  • Final Submission of full papers              31st August 2024
  • Notification of acceptance full papers     16th September 2024
  • Submission of revised papers                 30th September 2024
  • Conference date:                               12th & 13th November 2024

Submissions should be made electronically through:  https://forms.gle/JjAcrGVz6JZw1pXG6

  • The abstract should be no more than 300 words long and include the names of the author(s), affiliations, email address, and phone number.
  • The author(s) should indicate the type of manuscript, such as original paper or review.
  • The full paper should not exceed 6000 words, including the list of references, and should include an introduction, methodology, results, discussion, and conclusion.

All queries including payment arrangements should be directed to: josephine.churk@cbe.ac.tz  or 0754021340.