Vietnam's Business and Economics Research Conference (VBER2018)

Date: 22 ~ 24, July 2018

Venue: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon, 8-15 Ton Duc Thang Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City Open University, Vietnam invites you to the 2nd Vietnam’s Business and Economics Research Conference (VBER2018) to be held on 22nd – 24th July 2018 at Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The key theme of our VBER2018 Conference is “Financial Development & Inequality in Emerging Markets: The Facts and The Future”.

VBER2018 is the premier Vietnamese conference for academics, policymakers, practitioners, and postgraduate students. This year, we welcome world-class keynote speakers, Professor Ken Clements from the University of Western Australia, Australia’s elite university, and Professor Cheng-Few Lee from Rutgers University (USA), an American public research university. In addition, VBER2018 Conference also welcomes a distinguished practitioner, Dr Donghyun Park from Asian Development Bank. In particular, a special session for research students and early career researchers is scheduled during the VBER2018 Conference with the presence of world-class professors and senior academics as the discussants/advisors. We are also planning a special posters session for research students to share research ideas and any research topic is welcome in this session.

Selected papers will be considered for publication in the Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies (RPBFMP), a Scopus and Thomson Reuters’ ESCI indexed journal.  RPBFMP is also ranked B in the Australia’s Journal Ranking List. Please be advised that up to 16 accepted papers from our VBER2017 have been undergone a review process for publications in an ISI indexed and ranked B journal – Emerging Markets Finance and Trade.

We look forward to welcoming you to our VBER2018 Conference in Ho Chi Minh City in July 2018. In the meantime, should you require any further information about the VBER2018 Conference, please visit the website at or email us at

Yours sincerely,

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