8th Conference: Korea and the World Economy
Jul. 9-10, 2009
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
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?
List of Participants (as of 6/29)
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
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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. 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.
- 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.