September 30, 2008
I hope everything is fine with you. In this newsletter, I have the pleasure to share with you the following information. I hope that you will have time to participate in some of these activities.
(1) Asia-Pacific Economic Association conferences in 2008 and 2009.
(2) Advanced Training Program in Seattle (August 2008) and two theory surveys.
(3) International trade workshops, Beijing, November 22, 2008 and Hong Kong, February 28, 2009
(4) KEBA conference in Daegu, Korea, November 14-15, 2008
(5) “Korea and the World Economy, VIII,” Hong Kong, July 9-10, 2008
(6) Job openings at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong and National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
(1) Asia-Pacific Economic Association (APEA) conferences in 2008 and 2009
(a) APEA conference, Beijing, December 13-14, 2008.
This conference, the fourth annual conference of the association to be hosted by the Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), will be held on the campus of the university. For accommodation information and a tentative list of participants, please visit the home page of the conference:
The program of the conference, papers to be presented, online registration, and other information will be posted soon.
(b) APEA conference, Santa Cruz, June 26-27, 2009 – Call for Papers
The fifth conference of APEA will be hosted by Department of Economics and Santa Cruz Center for International Economics (SSCIE), University of California, Santa Cruz, USA. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Bank of Korea are the sponsors of the conference.
Economics are invited to submit papers or extended abstracts for presentation considerable or to organize sessions of common themes. Papers in all economic fields, empirical or theoretical, not necessarily related to the Asia Pacific, will be welcome. Please send (preferably via e-mail, with a subject “APEA 09 submission”) a paper or an extended abstract to either Joshua Aizenman or Shin-ichi Fukuda. The deadline for submission is January 1, 2009. To organize a session, please send the information, including the theme of the session, papers to be presented, and information (e-mail address, affiliation, and mailing address) of authors, co-authors, and discussants (if any). The deadline for submitting session-organizing information is February 28, 2009.
(2) Advanced Training Program in Seattle, 2008 and 2 Theory Surveys
The second Advanced Training Program on Research and Publication was held in Seattle from August 11 to 29, 2008. 28 junior faculty and graduate students from Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, and Mexico attended the program. There were 17 speakers giving lectures on how to do research and how to write and publish papers in international journals. Three of the speakers acted as mentors of a group of junior faculty, giving comments on their work. Two of the mentors presented the following surveys, which are scheduled to be published by World Scientific Publishing Company:
· “Financial Aggregation and Index Number theory: Implications for Monetary Policy and Financial Modelling, A Survey,” by William A. Barnett and Marcelle Chauvet
· “A Survey of Dynamic Games in Economics,” by Ngo Van Long
(3) Trade workshops in Beijing, November 22, 2008 and Hong Kong, February 28, 2009
The Research Center of International Economics at the University of Washington (RCIE @ UW), the Research Center of International Economics at the University of International Economics (RCIE @ UIBE), and the Department of Economics, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) are jointly organizing a workshop series on international trade and related fields. The first one will be held on the campus of UIBE, Beijing, on November 22, 2008 and the second one on the campus of HKBU on February 28, 2009. Economists are welcome to come and present their previous work and current research in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. For more information, please visit http://www.rcie-cn.org.
(4) KEBA-DGI conference in Daegu, Korea – Call for Papers
The Korea Economics and Business Association (KEBA) and Daegu-Gyeongbuk Development Institute (DGI) are organizing an international conference on “Knowledge Economy, Regional Development, and Free Economic Zones” in Daegu, Korea on November 14-15, 2008. Economists are invited to submit papers to the conference organizers. For more information, please visit
(5) “Korea and the World Economy, VIII” conference – Call for Papers
The eighth conference on “Korea and the World Economy,” which is being jointly organized by the Association for Korean Economic Studies, Research Center for International Economics, and the Department of Economics, Hong Kong Baptist University, will be held in Hong Kong on July 9-10, 2009. More information about the conference will be posted. Economists are invited to submit papers for presentation consideration.
(6) Job openings – Hong Kong Baptist University and National Cheng Kung University
The Department of Economics, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong has an opening for next academic year. Field is open, but some preferences are given to managerial economics and international economics. Rank is open.
The Department of Economics, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan is looking for a new junior/senior faculty. Rank is open.
For more information about these positions, please visit
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