Call for Papers / Abstracts

 “Predicting the RoadMap to end Poverty” is the general theme of the Second International Conference on Critical Issues in Business and Economics. Papers from all areas of social and interdisciplinary sciences are welcome. Further, papers will be organized along the lines of the conference’s general theme in business and economics of first priority. The conference is focused on the topics and issues identify the actions to achieve the millenium development goals. Questions that can be addressed include, but are not restricted to:

  • How are business culture and economic relations structured through poverty?
  • Is poverty an unavoidable fact or preference?
  • Is poverty a set price to pay for modern economics?
  • How do illegal industries (i.e. drug trade, gunrunning, smuggling and etc.) feed on poverty?
  • What are the lessons of history in understanding and dealing with the poverty?
  • How can poverty threaten international peace and security?
  • Which social and economic sectors should be strengthened to end poverty?
  • How is poverty operating locally and culturally?
  • How can beliefs and values help us find solutions to poverty?
  • What is the relationship between financial crisis and poverty?
  • Does Africa need shelter, food and water? Or democracy is a solution for poverty in Africa?
  • How can we stop extreme conflict and famine in Somali?
  • How can we help over one million refugees have now fled from the violence in Syria?
  • How can we end the use of child workers?
  • How do emerged and emerging economies engage with issues of educational and professional training of women?
  • How might women’s participation in governance bodies effect poverty?
  • How does poverty operate through urban planning and immigration policies?
  • Which roles and strategies can Non-For-Profit sector use to address poverty?
  • Are national and indigenous narratives requisites in re-shaping the distribution of wealth?
  • Can China and India be a driving force for shaping the future of poverty?
  • What social configurations might emerge in Asia through reduction of poverty?
  • How will social change, transformation and development of new-west be resulted through the solution of poverty?
  • What kind of education programmes can help economic development locally?

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Gümüşhane University would like to invite you to join us in May 2014 in Gümüşhane for the International Conference on Critical Issues in Business and Economics.