2009 Conference VIII 2018-03-27T20:59:30+00:00

Korea and the World Economy, VIII

July 9-10, 2009, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Program and Downloadable Papers


Conference Poster


List of Participants



The Stanford Hillview Hotel at Tsim Sha Tsui offers a concessionary room rate for our conference participants:
Duration of stay: 8-11 July 2009
Standard room rate at HK$520 (about USD$67) for Single/Double occupancy
Rate is inclusive of 10% service charge per room per night
Two Complimentary Buffet Breakfasts
To guarantee a room booking, reservations have to be made before 15 June 2009. However, only limited rooms will be left after that day, and late reservation after 2 July 2009, the above room rate may not apply.
For reservation, you need to fill out a form designed for our participants and send it to the hotel, and the form is downloadable from the conference website: http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/~econ/conf/kwe2009/index.htm
(or click here to directly download the hotel reservation form.)
For transportation: Hotel Airport Shuttle bus is provided at HK$80 (about USD$10) per person per trip (To/From Airport)

How do I get From the Airport to Hotel?

By taxi: Simply show the taxi driver the hotel information in Chinese and he will take you there. Under normal traffic conditions, the ride from the airport to Tsimshatsui East will cost about 225 HK dollars. For the location of the taxi stand, please check the map of the facilities in the airport. The web page contains information about taxis in Hong Kong.
By public bus: Take Route A21 at the airport and get off at the stop on Kimberley Road. The ride will cost 33 HK dollars and under normal traffic conditions it will take about 60 minutes. For detailed information about the bus route , check the schedule of public buses. For the location of the bus stand, please check the map of the facilities in the airport.
Hotel map (Stanford Hillview Hotel at Tsim Sha Tsui)
Campus map (Hong Kong Baptist University)

In the pdf, there is a highlighted building. That building is called the Lam Woo International Conference Center in Shaw Capus, and our conference will be held there.


Eui-Soon Shin, President, Association of the Korean Economic Studies
Oh-Seok Hyun, President, Korea Development Institute
Kar-yiu Wong, Director, Research Center for International Economics , University of Washington
and Head, Department of Economics, Hong Kong Baptist University

Organizing Units

Association of the Korean Economic Studies (AKES)
Korea Development Institute (KDI)
Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)
University of Washington Research Center for International Economics (RCIE)
Department of Economics, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)

Supporting Unit

POSCO Research Institute (POSRI)
Korea Research Foundation (KRF)

Program Committee

Hyun-Hoon Lee, APEC Policy Support Unit, Singapore and Kangwon National University, Korea (co-chair)
Kar-yiu Wong, University of Washington, US and Hong Kong Baptist University, HK (co-chair)
Se Young Ahn, Sogang University
Joshua Aizenman, University of California, Santa Cruz
Hong-Tack Chun, Korea Development Institute
Shin-ichi Fukuda, University of Tokyo
Charles Harvie, University of Wollongong
Sung Jin Kang, Korea University
Sung Tai Kim, Chongju University
Won Joong Kim, Kangwon National University
Fukunari Kimura, Keio University
Chung Mo Koo, Kangwon National University
Pak-Hung Mo, Hong Kong Baptist University
Elias Sanidas, Seoul National University
In Sil Yi, Sogang University

Local Oganizing Committee

Alan Wing Keung Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University (co-chair)
Jae-Young Lim, Korea University (co-chair)
Yuk-Shing Cheng, Hong Kong Baptist University
Hyeon-seung Huh, Yonsei University
Yun Kwong Kwok, Hong Kong Baptist University
Won Soon Kwon, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Sung Ko Li, Hong Kong Baptist University
This is the eighth 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), Seoul, Korea (July 2006), Wollongong, Australia (July 2007), and Seoul and Chuncheon, Korea (June 2008).
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
– New multilateral round of the WTO and related trade issues
– Inter-East Asian and inter-Korean economic relations and cooperation
– FTAs and FDI, with special reference to Korea and its neighboring countries
– Trade liberalization and regionalism in East Asia
– Global financial crisis and the Korean economy
– Green economy
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, 2009 to Won Joong Kim, or Kar-yiu Wong (submission via e-mail is preferred):
– Won Joong Kim, Division of Economics and International Trade, Kangwon National University,
Chuncheon 200-701, Korea <akeswjkim@gmail.com>
– 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 around April 30, 2009. The final version of all papers for presentation will be due by June 15, 2009. The conference will be held in Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong (July 9 – 10, 2009).
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 April 15, 2009
– Notification of Acceptance: By April 30, 2009
– Full Paper Submission: By June 15, 2009
– Welcome Reception: July 8, 2009
– Conferences: July 9-10, 2009
The page was last revised on June 29, 2009.