2022 Conference XX 2022-06-23T17:33:06+00:00

Conference Program

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Conference Brochure

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Overview of the Conference

Venue: 2nd Floor, Natural Science Building (자연과학관), University of Seoul
Friday, August 26
10:00~10:30 Registration
10:30~12:00 Session 1
12:00~13:20 Lunch
13:20~14:50 Session 2
14:50~16:20 Session 3
16:20~16:35 Coffee Break
16:35~17:15 Opening Session & Keynote Speech
17:15~18:30 Plenary Session: Challenges and Responses of Korea and the World Economy
in the Era of Post COVID-19 Pandemic
18:30~18:45 Closing Session / Group Photo
18:45~20:30 Dinner

List of Participants

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Byongho Tchoe, President, The Association of Korean Economic Studies (AKES) , University of Seoul (UOS)
Hae-Gu Jung, Chairperson, National Research Council for Economics Humanities and Social Sciences (NRC)
Chang Yong Rhee, Governor, Bank of Korea (BOK)
Jang Pyo Hong, President, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
Heungchong Kim, President, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP)
Hyeon Ju, President, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade (KIET)
Tae Soo Lee, President, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA)
Hyung-Soo Park, President, The Seoul Institute (SI)
Sang Mok Suh, President, Korea National Council on Social Welfare (KNCSW)
Soon-Tak Suh, President, University of Seoul (UOS)

Program Committee

Won Joong Kim, Konkuk University (Co-Chair)
Sung Jin Kang, Korea University
Chung Mo Koo, CTBC Business School
Won Soon Kwon, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Dong Heon Kim, Korea University
Jae Rang Lee, Bank of Korea
Jun Sang Lee, Sungkyunkwan University

Local Organizing Committee

Jin Hyung Lee, Sungkyunkwan University (Co-Chair)
Jaeyoung Choi, Hallym University
Sang Kee Kim, Chungbuk National University
Gyun Cheol Gu, Kyonggi University

Publication Committee

Won Joong Kim, Konkuk University (Co-Editor of Korea and the World Economy)
           Hyeon-seung Huh, Yonsei University
Hyung-Gun Kim, Kangwon National University
This is the twentieth in the series of conferences on “Korea and the World Economy,” alternating biannually venues inside and outside Korea. This year, the conference will be held in Seoul, the heart of Korea. Previous conferences were held in:
1st Conference: July 21-22, 2002, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
2nd Conference: August 1-2, 2003, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
3rd Conference: July 3-4, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
4th Conference: December 10-11, 2005, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
5th Conference: July 7-8, 2006, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
6th Conference: July 2-3, 2007, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
7th Conference: June 20-21, 2008, Korea Institute of Public Finance (Seoul) and Kangwon National University (Chuncheon), Korea
8th Conference: July 9-10, 2009, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
9th Conference: June 25-26, 2010, University of Incheon, Incheon, Korea
10th Conference: August 12-13, 2011, Claremont McKenna College, California, USA
11th Conference: July 13-14, 2012, Seoul Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
12th Conference: June 25-29, 2013, Tehran (U. of Tehran, MBRI), Isfahan (U. of Isfahan) and Shiraz, Iran
13th Conference: June 21-22, 2014, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
14th Conference: August 7-8, 2015, RDCY, Renmin University, Beijing, China
15th Conference: August 5-6, 2016, Korea Federation of Banks, Seoul, Korea
16th Conference: June 29-30, 2017, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, Hanoi, Vietnam
17th Conference: June 25-26, 2018, Jeju Oriental Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam
18th Conference: June 27-28, 2019, Yanbian University, Yanji, China
19th Conference: August 26-27, 2021, Paradise Hotel Busan, Busan, Korea & Zoom
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 with special focuses on COVID-19 pandemic effects and policies to overcome those effects:
Regional Development
Monetary and Financial Policy
Financial Flow and Cooperation
East Asian Economic Cooperation
Energy and Climate Change
Industrial Policy
Foreign Trade
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Economic Development
Poverty, Economic Divide, Social Welfare and Income Redistribution
Fiscal Sustainability
North Korean Economy
Sustainable Human Development.
Submission: If interested, please send a draft of your paper or an extended abstract (500+ words long) in English, together with your name, affiliation, academic position, mail and e-mail addresses, and phone and fax numbers, by July 10, 2022 to the Program Committee (Email: conference@akes.or.kr):
Papers will be selected through a competitive peer review. Notification of acceptance will be sent out around July 20, 2022. The final version of all papers for presentation will be due by July 31, 2022.
Registration fee: There will be no registration fee.
Publication: All presenters will be invited (but not obligated) to submit their presented papers for possible publication in Korea and the World Economy (formerly known as the Journal of the Korean Economy), the English-language journal of the Association of Korean Economic Studies. Please note that all submitted papers will be subject to blind review. For the journal publications, please contact Professor Won Joong Kim, Editor of the Journal (kwe@akes.or.kr)

Important Dates

Abstract Submission: By July 10, 2022
Notification of Acceptance: By July 20, 2022
Full Paper Submission: By July 31, 2022
Conference: August 26 (Friday), 2022
For more information, please visit
Program Committee Coordinator (Email: conference@akes.or.kr)