2007 Conference VI 2018-03-27T21:37:42+00:00

The Joint Conference of AKES, RCIE, and KDI

Korea and the World Economy, VI

July 2-3, 2007, University of Wollongong, Australia


We recommend the Novotel Northbeach Wollongong as the major hotel. Their special university room rate is A$185 per night (single or double). If you are prepared to share then you can cut your accommodation costs quite substantially. Rooms can be booked on line. You should mention when booking that you are attending a university organised conference to get the special room rate. This rate is actually quite good particularly given the facilities and location. Have a look at their website:
The other hotels we can suggest are the Normandie and Boat Harbour hotels (they are close to the Novotel). Information on these as well as other options (depending on budget), travel to Wollongong and activities can be found at the following websites:


Manwoo Lee, President, Association of the Korean Economic Studies (AKES)
Seong Hyeon Whang, President, Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF)
Charles Harvie, Director, Center for Small Business and Regional Research (CSBRR), University of Wollongong
Kar-yiu Wong, Director, Research Center for International Economics (RCIE), University of Washington

Supporting Unit

Federation of Korean Industries
Gangwon Province
Korea Chamber of Commerce
Korea Economic Research Institute
Korea International Trade Association
Korea Petrochemical Industry Association
Korea Telecommunication
National Agricultural Cooperative Federation
POSCO Research Institute
Seoul Agricultural & Marine Products Corporation
Shinhan Bank
SK Research Institute for SUPEX Management

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
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
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 Oganizing Committee

Charles Harvie, University of Wollongong, Australia (co-chair)
Sung Jin Kang, Korea University (co-chair)
This is the sixth in the series of conferences on “Korea and the World Economy.” Previous ones were held in Seoul, Korea (July 2002), Seattle, USA (August 2003), Seoul, Korea (July 2004), Seattle, USA (December 2005), and Seoul, Korea (July 2006).
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 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 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 March 31, 2007 to Charles Harvie, 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.
– Charles Harvie, School of Economics and Information, Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia <charvie@uow.edu.au>

Papers will be selected through a competitive peer review. Notification of acceptance will be sent out around April 15, 2007. The final version of all papers for presentation will be due by June 15, 2007. The conference will be held on the campus of the University of Wollongong.

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-language journal of the Association of Korean Economic Studies

Important Dates

– Abstract Submission: By March 31, 2007
– Notification of Acceptance: By April 15, 2007
– Full Paper Submission: By June 15, 2007
– Reception: 18:00 July 1, 2007 (Venue: To be announced)
– Conferences: July 2-3, 2007
The page was last revised on May 2, 2007.