A Joint Conference of AKES, RCIE, and KDI

Korea and the World Economy, V

July 7-8, 2006, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

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July 7-8, 2006
Korea University, Seoul, Korea


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Organizers: SungTae Ro, President, Association of the Korean Economic Studies (AKES)

JungTaik Hyun, President, Korea Development Institute (KDI)

Manwoo Lee, Director, Institute of Economic Research, Korea University

Heungsik Choe, Presdient, Korea Institute of Finance

Kar-yiu Wong, Director, Research Center for International Economics (RCIE), University of Washington

Organizing Units:

Association of the Korean Economic Studies (AKES)

Korea Development Institute (KDI)

BK21, Economics, Korea University (KU)

Korea Institute of Finance (KIF)

Research Center for International Economics (RCIE)

Supporting Units:

Bank of Korea (BOK)

Kangwon National University

Asia-Pacific Leadership Center

Korea Economic Research Institute

Korea Eximbank

Overseas Economic Research Institute

Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Korea Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Maeil Business News Paper

POSCO Research Institute

SK Telecom Research Institute

Seoul Gurantee Insurance Company

Trade Research Institute

Program Committee:

Hyun-Hoon Lee, Kangwon National University, Korea (co-chair)

Kar-yiu Wong, University of Washington, US (co-chair)

Joshua Aizenman, University of California, Santa Cruz, US

Baekin Cha, Korea Institute of Finance

Hong Tack Chun, Korea Development Institute, Korea

Charles Harvie, University of Wollongong, Australia

Kiheung Kim, Kyonggi University, Korea

Sung Tai Kim, Cheongju University, Korea

Fukunari Kimura, Keio University, Japan

Lawrence Krause, University of California, San Diego, US

Chung Mo Koo, Kangwon National University, Korea

Junggun Oh, Bank of Korea, Korea

Yunjong Wang, SK Telecom Research Institute, Korea

Insill Yi, National Assembly, Korea

Local Organizing Committee:

Sung Jin Kang, Korea University (chair)

Hyeonsung Huh, Yonsei University

Euysung Kim, Yonsei University

Won Soon Kwon, Hankook University of Foreign Studies

Jaerang Lee, Bank of Korea

Yeonho Lee, Chungbuk University

Kyung-Mook Lim, KDI

Kwanho Shin, Korea University

Joon Mo Yang, Yonsei University

Taek-Dong Yeo, Yeungnam University

This is the fifth one of the conference series on "Korea and the World Economy." Previous ones were held in Seoul, Korea (July 2002), Seattle, USA (August 2003), Seoul, Korea (July 2004), and Seattle, USA (December 2005)

Economists, policy makers, and practitioners are invited to submit papers on Korea, Asia-Pacific, and the world economy. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. Papers in the following areas are especially sought:

  • Korean economy and its foreign trade

  • the new multilateral round of the WTO and related trade issues

  • inter-East-Asia and inter-Korea economic relations and cooperation

  • FTAs and FDI, with special reference to Korea and its neighboring countries

  • trade liberalization and regionalism in East Asia

If interested, please send a draft of a paper or an extended abstract 500+ words long, in English, with your name, affiliation, academic position, mail and e-mail addresses, and phone and fax numbers, by March 31, 2006 to either Hyun-Hoon Lee or Kar-yiu Wong (submission via e-mail is preferred):

  • Hyun-Hoon Lee, Division of Economics and International Trade, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, 200-701, Korea <hhlee@kangwon.ac.kr>

  • Kar-yiu Wong, Department of Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-3330, U. S. A. <karyiu@u.washington.edu>

Papers will be selected through a competitive peer review. Notification of acceptance will be sent out on around April 15, 2006. The final version of all papers for presentation will be due June 15, 2006.

The conference will be held on the campus of Korea University.

Publication: All presenters will be invited (but not obligated) to submit their presented papers for publication in the Journal of the Korean Economy, the English journal of the Association of the Korean Economic Studies.

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