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CALL FOR PAPERS: The Role of Monetary and Fiscal Policies in Financial Innovations—A Global Stock Take

Financial innovation is important for financial system efficiency and productivity. Financial innovations contribute to productivity, business growth, and economic growth. Fiscal and monetary policies or a coordinate set of such policies have implications for progress on financial innovations. Financial innovations include weather derivatives, climate financing, hedge funds, Islamic bonds, green bonds, amongst others. How these innovations succeed or fail depends on supporting policies.

It is within this spirit of learning the role of policies (both fiscal and monetary) that this special issue (SI) is themed “The Role of Monetary and Fiscal Policies in Financial Innovations—A Global Stock take”. Selected papers that meet the highest standards of publications will be invited to a workshop/conference on July 8, 2023. Papers that meet publication standards post-presentation will be invited for formal submission to Financial Innovation, where papers will undergo the journal’s usual reviewing process.

The SI therefore invites papers that cover the above theme and sub-themes. Research ideas and/or proposals can be sent to the Guest Editor, Professor Paresh Narayan (Monash University) by email: All proposals/papers should be submitted by June 10, 2023. Paper acceptance for presentation at the workshop/conference will be made by June 15, 2023. The workshop will be jointly hosted by the Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association and Xian Jiaotong University on July 8, 2023.

All papers should be submitted to Financial Innovation at the following link  Authors need to choose the special issue submission option “Monetary & Fiscal Policies”. Submission details will be conveyed to authors after the conference in July 2023.

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