3rd International Research Conference on
Economics, Business and Social Sciences (IRC 2018-Pakistan Chapter)

December 12-13, 2018

School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

“Sustainable Economy, Business and Society in Emerging Economies in the Age of Industrial Revolution 4.0”

Last Date to Submit Abstract/Full Paper: November 20, 2018



School of Economics, Department of Commerce and Institute of Management Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan Pakistan seek to invite academicians and research scholars to submit their abstract/full papers for presentation at 3rd International Research Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences-Pakitan Chapter to be held on December 12-13, 2018 at School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan. The conference is in collaboration with Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy (CSRC) Pakistan; Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Malaysia; SAGE Publishing UK; UN Principles of Responsible Management Education (UN PRME); and other esteemed collaborating institutions. 

The 3rd IRC 2018 is the premier forum to discuss research, practice and policy issues related to sustainability challenges in emerging and developing economies. This mega event is sponsored by a number of well known peer-reviewed journals and books edited by distinguished scholars. The International Scientific Committee is comprising of distinguished academicians and research scholars in the areas of economics, business and social sciences.


Authors can send either abstract (Maximum 250 words) and/or full papers in the areas of economics, business and various disciplines of social sciences via online submission system. Alternatively, submissions can be emailed to irc2018bzu@globalcsrc.org or conference.soe@bzu.edu.pk. All papers/abstract must contain the title, authors’ names, affiliation, area of research and contact information. Kindly see Authors Guidelines for abstract and full papers submissions. All abstract and/or full papers will undergo double blind review process. The authors can submit abstract/full paper by October 10, 2018. The reviewers’ panel of the conference is comprised of diverse yet well established academicians from Malaysia, Pakistan and other countries.


Last date to submit abstract/full paper                           November 20, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Excuse November 5, 2018
Early Come Registration Deadine @ Discount Fee November 25, 2018
Regular Registration Deadline @Regular Fee November 30, 2018



Early Come Registration Fee (On or before November 25, 2018)
Students (PhD & MS Scholars)                       PKR (Rs) 3000
Faculty member PKR (Rs) 4000
Additional Paper or accompanying person/Co-author          PKR (Rs) 2000
For International Participants          USD 120
Regular Fee (After November 25, 2018)
Students (PhD & MS Scholars)                       PKR (Rs) 4000
Faculty member PKR (Rs) 5000
Additional Paper or accompanying person/Co-author          PKR (Rs) 3000
For International Participants          USD 150


  • Includes conference luncheon, certificates, pre-conference workshop, proceedings and journal publication and membership of CSRC as Research Associate.

Both empirical and conceptual research papers (abstract/work-in-progress papers or full paper) can be submitted in the various sub-areas of Economics, Business Management, Accounting and Finance and Social Sciences/Arts/Humanities.

Sustainable Development   Microeconomic Issues
International Trade and Policy Monetary Economics
 Islamic Economics Monetary and Fiscal Policies
Energy Economics Public Finance
Environmental Economics General Equilibrium Analysis
Economic Development Labour Economics
Macroeconomic Issues All other economics topics


Marketing Finance & Accounting Management & Entrepreneurship
International Marketing International Finance Human Resource Management
Islamic Marketing Islamic Finance Organizational Behaviour
Product and Brand Management Corporate Governance Leadership
Strategic Marketing Financial Modelling Strategic & Technology Management
Consumer Behavior Quantitative Finance Hospitality Management
Services Marketing Asian Capital Markets Production/Operations Management
Supply Chain and Logistics Cost and Management Accounting Entrepreneurship
Retailing Auditing and Assurance International Business
Relationship Marketing Accounting Process and Systems Public Institutions Management
E-Marketing International Accounting Management Information System
Integrated Marketing Communications Contemporary Issues in Finance and Accounting and all other related areas Contemporary Issues in Marketing, and all other marketing related areas


Social Sciences
Sociology History
Social work Linguistics and Literature
Education Media and Communication Studies
Educational Training Statistical Sciences
Political Science Psychology
Strategic Studies International Relations & Strategic Studies
Contemporary Issues in Social Sciences and all other related areas      



Conference proceedings, in the form of book of abstracts, will be published by the University Press of Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan Pakistan and CSRC with ISSN and will be available on conference website in downloadable form. 

The 3rd International Research Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences is honored to have distinguished sponsoring journals. Selected papers will be published in the sponsoring journals.



The conference program also includes high-valued Workshop ‘Guide to Getting Published’ for the participants. The editorial delegate from HEC recognized journals will deliver the workshop related to journal writing and publishing in the areas of economics, business and social sciences. Participating faculty members and research scholars will get excellent opportunity to interact and network with the editorial staff of high impact journals and get hands-on information related to publication opportunities and research support funding. The participants of workshop will be awarded certificate of attending workshop/training.

Those early come participants registered before the due date will be entitled to free entry to the workshop. Participants registered after due date will have to pay fee (Rs. 1000) for the workshop.


All conference participants will be offered free membership to become Research Associate of the Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy. This will allow you to be part of collaborative research projects with international community of scholars and enhance your research output in a meaningful way to impact the world around. The members will also be able join our future conferences, seminars and workshops at a discounted rate. Best Paper Award and Outstanding Paper award in each track will be conferred. Certificate of presentation will be issued to participants for presenting their research at the conference. Certificate of chairing a session will be issued to session chairs acknowledging their contribution in the conference.

Prof. Dr. Imran Sharif Chaudhry, Conference Chair, Director School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Halim Abdul Majid, Conference Co-chair, Senior Advisory Board, CSRC. School of Business Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nouman Abbasi, Conference Coordinator, Director IMS, Bahauddin Zakariya University Pakistan
Dr. Khawaja Khalid Mehmood, Conference Secretary, Senior Lecturer at IMS, Bahauddin Zakariya University Pakistan

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Looking forward to welcome you.

Prof. Dr. Imran Sharif Chaudhry,
Conference Chair
Director School of Economics,
Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan
On Behalf of the Conference Committee
3rd IRC 2018-PAK Chapter