2015 Conference XIV 2018-03-27T18:32:10+00:00

The International Conference of the Association of Korean Economic Studies on

Korea and the World Economy, XIV

‘New Challenges for the Korea and China FTA, the World Economy in the Era of Globalization and Polarization’

RDCY, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
August 7 – 8, 2015

Program and Downloadable Papers

Program (as of July 30)
Previous Program (as of July 17; if you click the title of the paper, you can download the pdf file)
METRO PARK LIDO HOTEL BEIJING map & Quanjude san yuanqiao restaurant map

List of Participants



METRO PARK LIDO HOTEL BEIJING offers a concessionary rate for our conference participants

The hotel is located within walking distance from the Remin University of China

General Information

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

Special rates for the conference participants

CNY 545 (about $89)

METRO PARK LIDO HOTEL BEIJING does not accept individual on-line booking. The Association of Korean Economic Studies (AKES) made a group reservation and YOUR RESERVATION WILL BE MADE ONLY THROUGH AKES.
To make a reservation, please fill out

1) conference registration form,
2) hotel reservation form and,
3) a scanned copy of your passport, and email those to kwe.conferece.21@gmail.com

Direction from the International Airport to the hotel


Kiheung Kim, President, The Association of Korean Economic Studies , Kyonggi University
Kar-yiu Wong, Professor and Director, Research Center for International Economics , University of Washington
Chen Yulu, President of Remin University of China; Dean and Co-Chair of Chongyang Institute of Financial Studies (RDCY)
Sung-Hwan Shin, Korea Institute of Finance (KIF)
Seyeong Ahn, Chairperson, National Research Council for Economics Humanities and Social Sciences (NRCS)
Ilhyung Lee, President, Korea Institute for Economic Policy (KIEP)
Hyung-soo Park, President, Korea Institute for Public Finance (KIPF)

Organizing Units

The Association of Korean Economic Studies (AKES)
University of Washington Research Center for International Economics (RCIE)
Renmin University of China (RUC)
Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies (RDCY)
Korea Institute of Finance (KIF)
Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF)
Korea Development Institute (KDI)
Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade (KIET)
Bank of Korea , Economic Research Institute (BOK, ERI)
Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA)
Dasan Institute of Economic Research (DIER)
SSK I (NRF-2013-2013S1A3A2042735)
SSK II (NRF-2013-2013S1A3A2054749)

Program Committee

Sung Jin Kang, Korea University (Co-Chair)
Hyun-Hoon Lee, Kangwon National University (Co-Chair)
Kar-yiu Wong, University of Washington (Co-Chair)
Seong-Hoon Lee, Cheongju University (Coordinator)
Wen Wang, RDCY, Remin University of China
Won Joong Kim, Konkuk University
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

Sung Jin Kang, Korea University (Chair)
Jae Hyun Shim, Kyonggi University
Sam Ho Lee, Korea University
Sung Tae Kim, Kyonggi University
Sung Ho Kang, Korea Insurance Research Institute
Sang Joon Lee, KRIVET
Dong Gyun Han, Renmin University of China

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
13th Conference: June 21-22, 2014, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
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:

Monetary and Financial Policy
Internationalization of Renminbi
Financial Flow and Cooperation
Korea and China Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
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 Sustainablity
North Korean Economy

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, 2015 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 May 1, 2015. The final version of all papers for presentation will be due by June 25, 2015.
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 Sung Jin Kang, Editor of the Journal (kwe.editor@gmail.com)

Important Dates

Abstract Submission: By April 15, 2015
Notification of Acceptance: By May 1, 2015
Full Paper Submission: By June 25, 2015
Welcome Reception: August 6, 2015
Conferences: August 7-8, 2014
For inquiries, please contact:
Sung Jin Kang, Program Committee Co-Chair (Email: sjkang@korea.ac.kr)
Seong-Hoon Lee, Program Committee Coordinator (Email: kwe.conference.21@gmail.com)
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