2014 Conference XIII 2018-03-27T19:21:03+00:00

The International Conference of the Association of Korean Economic Studies on

Korea and the World Economy, XIII

‘New Challenges for Trans-Regionalism in the Asia-Pacific’

June 21-22, 2014, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea

Program and Downloadable Papers


List of Participants

Humanities and Social Science Campus in Seoul : Campus Map and the Location of the Conference

The conference will be held at International Hall (From the link above, choose “Humanities and Social Science Campus (in Seoul) the venue of the conference will be found in Buiding #6 on the capus map)
From the international airport to directly to the conference venue
From Incheon International Airport: Click Here
From Gimpo Inernational Airport
The easies way is to take a taxi. It will cost about $10~$15
Shuttle Bus: Click Here


Best Western New Seoul Hotel offers a concessionary rate for our conference participants. The hotel is located near Citi Hall, Myeong-dong and Euljiro area.
General Information

Please visit  http://www.bestwesternnewseoul.co.kr/eng/?lang=eng

Special rates for the conference participants and the hotel reservation form

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Hotel Map

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Shuttle bus that runs from the Best Western New Seoul Hotel to conference venue (Sungkyunkwan University) will be provided by the organizer.


Keun Yeong Lee, President, The Association of Korean Economic Studies , Sungkyunkwan University
Kar-yiu Wong, Professor and Director, Research Center for International Economics , University of Washington

Organizing Units

The Association of Korean Economic Studies (AKES)
University of Washington Research Center for International Economics (RCIE)
Korea Development Institute (KDI)
Korea Institute of Finance (KIF)
Bank of Korea (BOK)
Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA)
KNational Research Council for Economic, Humanities, and Social Sciences (NRCS)

Supporting Unit

National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Dasan Institute of Economic Research (DIER)
Korea Economic Research Institute (KERI)
Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF)
POSCO Research Institute (POSRI)
SK Research Institute (SKRI)
Korea Eximbank

Program Committee

Hyun-Hoon Lee, Kangwon National University (Co-Chair)
Kar-yiu Wong, University of Washington (Co-Chair)
Won Joong Kim, Konkuk University (Coordinator)
Shin-ichi Fukuda, University of Tokyo
Charles Harvie, University of Wollongong
Hyung-Gun Kim, Kangwon National University
Fukunari Kimura, Keio University
Yeonho Lee, Chungbuk National University
Donghyun Park, Asia Development Bank
Seyed Komail Tayebi, University of Isfahan

Local Oganizing Committee

Taek Dong Yeo, Yeungnam University (Chair)
Young Se Kim, Sungkyunkwan University
Dongryul Lee, Sungshin Women’s University
Dong Won Lee, Sungkyunkwan University
Soo Joeng Sohn, Science and Technology Policy Institute

Publication Committee

Yeonho Lee, Chungbuk National University (chair, co-editor of the Journal of
Korea and the World Economy)
Hyeon-seung Huh, Yonsei University
Chung Mo Koo, Kangwon National University
Jae-Young Lim, Korea University
Jai Sheen Mah, Ewha Womans University
Yeongseop Rhee, Seoul National University
This is the seventeenth 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: Junly 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
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 Economic Development Model: Lessons for Other Developing Countries
Economic Prospects of Korea and Its Current Situation in the World Economy
Tapering Issues
Banking and Financial Development
Development of SMEs
Economy of Asia in Transition
Energy Issues
Environment Issues
Investment Issues
Economic Integration
Systemic Risk
Health and Social Affairs

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 April 15, 2014 to the Program Committee (Email: kwe.conference.21@gmail.com):
Papers will be selected through a competitive peer review. Notification of acceptance will be sent out around April 30, 2014. The final version of all papers for presentation will be due by June 5, 2014.
Registration fee: There will be no registration fee.
Funding: We do not provide funding for travel expenses, but will provide all the paper presenters (one presenter per paper) with local hotel accommodation up to three nights during the conference.
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 Yeon Lee, Editor of the Journal (kwe.editor@gmail.com)

Important Dates

Abstract Submission: By April 15, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: By April 30, 2014
Full Paper Submission: By June 5, 2014
Welcome Reception: June 20, 2014
Conferences: June 21-22, 2014
For inquiries, please contact:
Hyun-Hoon Lee, Program Committee Co-Chair (Email: hhlee@kangwon.ac.kr)
Kar-yiu Wong, Program Committee Co-Chair (Email: karyiu@u.washington.edu)
Won Joong Kim, Program Committee Coordinator (Email: kwe.conference.21@gmail.com) , +82(2)450-0530 (work), +82(10)6650-0005 (mobile)
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