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13th Conference: Korea and the World Economy

Jun. 21-22, 2014
Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
The International Conference of the Association of Korean Economic Studies on
Korea and the World Economy, XIII
'New Challenges for Trans-Regionalism in the Asia-Pacific'

June 21 - 22, 2014, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
Program and Downloadable Papers (as of June 12, 2014)

List of Participants (as of June 12, 2014)

Sungkyunkwan University

    • The conference will be held at International Hall (From the link above, choose "Humanities and Social Science Campus (in Seoul) the venue of the conference will be found in Buiding #6 on the capus map)

    • From the international airport to directly to the conference venue

      • From Incheon International Airport: Click Here

      • From Gimpo Inernational Airport

        • The easies way is to take a taxi. It will cost about $10~$15

    • Shuttle Bus: Click Here


  • Best Western New Seoul Hotel offers a concessionary rate for our conference participants. The hotel is located near Citi Hall, Myeong-dong and Euljiro area.

    • General Information

    • Special rates for the conference participants and the hotel reservation form

    • Transportation (from either Incheon or Gimpo International Airport to the hotel)

    • Hotel Map

    • Shuttle bus that runs from the Best Western New Seoul Hotel to conference venue (Sungkyunkwan University) will be provided by the organizer.

Organizers: . Keun Yeong Lee, President, The Association of Korean Economic Studies , Sungkyunkwan University Kar-yiu Wong, Professor and Director, Research Center for International Economics , University of Washington
Organizing Units (tbc): The Association of Korean Economic Studies (AKES)
University of Washington Research Center for International Economics (RCIE)
Korea Development Institute (KDI)
Korea Institute of Finance (KIF)
Bank of Korea (BOK)
Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA)
KNational Research Council for Economic, Humanities, and Social Sciences (NRCS)
Supporting Units (tbc): National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Dasan Institute of Economic Research (DIER)
Korea Economic Research Institute  (KERI)
Korea Institute of Public Finance  (KIPF)
POSCO Research Institute  (POSRI)
SK Research Institute (SKRI)
Korea Eximbank
Program Committee: Hyun-Hoon Lee, Kangwon National University (Co-Chair)
Kar-yiu Wong, University of Washington (Co-Chair)
Won Joong Kim, Konkuk University (Coordinator)
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: Taek Dong Yeo, Yeungnam University (Chair)
Young Se Kim, Sungkyunkwan University
Dongryul Lee, Sungshin Women's University
Dong Won Lee, Sungkyunkwan University
Soo Joeng Sohn, Science and Technology Policy Institute
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 MKoo, Kangwon National University
Jae-Young Lim, Korea University
Jai Sheen Mah, Ewha Womans University
Yeongseop Rhee, Seoul National University

This is the thirteenth 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:

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 Economic Development Model: Lessons for Other Developing Countries

  • Economic Prospects of Korea and Its Current Situation in the World Economy

  • Tapering Issues

  • Banking and Financial Development

  • Development of SMEs

  • Economy of Asia in Transition

  • Energy Issues

  • Environment Issues

  • Investment Issues

  • Economic Integration

  • Systemic Risk

  • Health and Social Affairs

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, 2014 to the Program Committee (Email:

Papers will be selected through a competitive peer review. Notification of acceptance will be sent out around April 30, 2014. The final version of all papers for presentation will be due by June 5, 2014.

Registration fee: There will be no registration fee.

Funding: We do not provide funding for travel expenses, but will provide all the paper presenters (one presenter per paper) with local hotel accommodation up to three nights during the conference.

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 Yeon Lee, Editor of the Journal (

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission: By April 15, 2014

  • Notification of Acceptance: By April 30, 2014

  • Full Paper Submission: By June 5, 2014

  • Welcome Reception: June 20, 2014

  • Conferences: June 21-22, 2014

For inquiries, please contact:

The page was last revised on June 12, 2014.