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3rd Conference: Korea and the World Economy

Jul. 3-4, 2004
Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea

A Joint Conference of AKES, RCIE, and KDI

Korea and the World Economy, III

July 3-4, 2004
Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea

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Organizers: Jong Won LeePresident, Association of the Korean Economic Studies(AKES)

Kar-yiu WongDirector, Research Center for International Economics(RCIE), University of Washington

Choong Soo Kim, President, Korea Development Institute (KDI)
Organizing Units: Association of the Korean Economic Studies (AKES)

Research Center for International Economics (RCIE)

Korea Development Institute (KDI)
Program Committee: Chung Mo Koo, Kangwon National University (co-chair)
Kar-yiu WongUniversity of Washington (co-chair)

Joshua Aizenman, University of California, Santa Cruz

Peter Beck, Korea Economic Institute

Hong-Tack Chun, Korea Development Institute

Lawrence Krause, University of California, San Diego

In Sil Lee, National Assembly, Korea

Peter Lloyd, University of Melbourne

Hang-Keun Ryu, Chung-Ang University
Local Organizing Committee: Hyun-Hoon Lee, Kangwon National University (Chair)

Julie Young Ai, Kangwon National University (Coordinator)

Hyeon-seung Huh, Yonsei University

Euysung Kim, Yonsei University

Won Soon Kwon, Korea University of Foreign Studies

Sung Tai Kim, Chongju University

Ho Yeon Kim, Sungkyunkwan University

Gonyung Park, Sungkyunkwan University

This is the third one of the conference series on "Korea and the World Economy." Previous ones were held in Seoul, Korea (July 2002) and Seattle, USA (August 2003).

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 its 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 a paper or an extended abstract 500+ words long, in English, with your name, affiliation, academic position, mail and e-mail addresses, and phone and fax numbers, by30 April 2004 to (submission via e-mail is preferred):

  • for people in Asia: to Hyun-Hoon Lee, Faculty of Economics and International Trade, Kangwon National University, 192-1 Hyoja 2-dong, Chuncheon 200-701, Korea. <>

  • for others: to Kar-yiu Wong, Department of Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-3330, U. S. A. <>

Papers will be selected through a competitive peer review. Authors of selected papers will be informed around May 15, 2004. The final version of all papers for presentation will be due June 15, 2004.

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 journal of the Association of the Korean Economic Studies.

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