The Korea-America Economic Association

The ASSA 2018

The 2018 Allied Social Science Association annual meetings will be held in Philadelphia, PA on January 5-7, 2018 (Friday-Sunday). The KAEA will sponsor three sessions, workshop, forum, business meeting, and job fair during these events.

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Call for Papers (KER International Conference)

Call for Papers: KER International Conference

 The 2020 KER International Conference is jointly sponsored by Korea-America Economic Association (KAEA) and Korean Economic Association (KEA).

  • Date: August 13­­–14, 2020
  • Venue: Seoul National University
  • Submission Deadline: April 15, 2020

KAEA is soliciting high quality research papers in all areas of economics. Each presenter selected by KAEA will be given a travel support of KRW 1,000,000 and up to three nights of lodging.

For the first time, we are using Conference Maker to accept submissions.

http://editorialexpress.com/conference/KER2020/

PLEASE NOTE: When you submit a paper, from the `Area’ dropdown menu, you must choose `Shin, Yongseok: KAEA’ to receive the travel support. If you choose a different committee member/area, your paper may still get accepted, but you will NOT be eligible for the travel support. No exception will be granted, so please make sure that you choose KAEA as your area.

The deadline to submit a manuscript (preferred) or extended abstract is Wednesday, April 15. All submitted papers will be reviewed by anonymous referees. Acceptance decisions will be made by May 15. We welcome submissions from junior scholars.

You must be a KAEA lifetime member or have been an annual member for the last two years (2019 and 2020) to submit a manuscript. Your membership status will be verified before your submission is reviewed. Please visit our website (www.kaea.org) if you want to become a member.

Invited lectures will be given by the following speakers.

Micro Theory: Jifeng Lu (NUS), Ben Golub (Harvard)
Macro: Vincenzo Quadrini (USC), Benjamin Pugsley (Notre Dame)
Econometrics: Mikkel Plagborg-Moller (Princeton), Martin Weidner (UCL)
IO: Matt Shum (Cal Tech), Julian Wright (NUS)
Public/Labor: Hanming Fang (Penn), John Jones (FRB Richmond)
International: Federico Diego (IMF), Alan Spearot (UC Santa Cruz)

 

Call for Papers (KAEA-KIF-KAFA)

The annual conference jointly sponsored by Korea-America Economic Association (KAEA), Korea Institute of Finance (KIF) and Korea-America Finance Association (KAFA) is scheduled as follows.

  • Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 (13:30–17:00)
  • Venue: Korea Institute of Finance (Myeong-dong, Seoul, Korea)
  • Submission Deadline: March 18, 2020

KAEA is soliciting high quality research papers on public finance, monetary policy, macro-finance, financial/capital markets, banking, and financial regulation. KIF will provide each presenter with a travel support of KRW 1,000,000.

The deadline to submit a manuscript (preferred) or extended abstract is Wednesday, March 18.  Submissions should be emailed to KAEA VP Yongseok Shin (kaea.tr@outlook.com). All submitted papers will be reviewed by anonymous referees. Acceptance decisions will be made by March 31, and the authors of accepted papers will be notified by email.

You must be a KAEA lifetime member or have been an annual member for the last two years (2019 and 2020) to submit a manuscript. Your membership status will be verified before your submission is reviewed. No exception will be made regarding this membership policy. Please visit our website (www.kaea.org) if you want to become a member.

Call for Papers (KAEA-SEA)

The annual meeting of the Southern Economic Association will be held in New Orleans, LA at the New Orleans Marriot, November 21-23, 2020 (Saturday to Monday). The KAEA plans to organize multiple sessions at the SEA conference. Any papers on general topics will be welcome. At least one session will be focused on the economic issues about South Korea, North Korea, or East Asian Economies.

You may submit a manuscript or an extended abstract, including JEL codes, by e-mail to the KAEA session organizer, Suyong Song at suyong-song@uiowa.edu no later than March 20th (Friday). Preference will be given to full paper submissions. Acceptance will be notified by March 27th.

If your paper is accepted, you should submit the final version of your paper by October 15th for review by other participants. Submissions from young scholars (junior faculty and Ph.D. students) are strongly encouraged. Submission fees ($35) will be waived as a part of a KAEA session.

For general questions about the conference, please go to the SEA conference website www.southerneconomic.org.

Call for Papers (WEAI-KAEA)

The 95th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) will  be held on June 26th – June 30th, 2020 at The Grand Hyatt, Denver, Colorado.  The Korea-America Economic Association (KAEA) plans to organize two or three sessions at the WEAI  conference.  We sincerely invite the members of the KAEA or the KEA to join in this wonderful event.

Theoretical and empirical papers on all aspects of economics are welcome.  Please submit a manuscript or an extended abstract to Professor J.B. Kim (jb.kim@okstate.edu) by e-mail including

(i) the JEL code(s),
(ii) 3-5 key words, and
(iii) your membership status with the KAEA or the KEA

Submission deadline is January 31, 2020 (extended).  If accepted, your final version manuscript is due June 1, 2020.

There is no submission fee for members of the KAEA or the KEA.  In addition, the session participants can register at the WEAI member’s rate regardless of their membership status with the WEAI.  However, all participants will be required to register for the conference and responsible for their own expenses.

Submitted papers will be blind-reviewed by the referees.  All presenters are strongly urged to serve as discussants (or session chairs, if requested) for the WEAI-KAEA sessions.

Further information about the conference can be found at the WEAI website at http://www.weai.org.

Job Opening (Hanyang University)

Hanyang University
College of Economics and Finance
Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Seoul, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
JEL Classifications:
C — Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
E — Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Application deadline: 12/16/2019
College of Economics and Finance, Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea invites applications for a tenure track position (at assistant or associate professor level) in economics and finance starting in September 2020.
All applicants should hold a Ph.D. or expect to complete one by July 2020 in economics or finance. Successful candidates for the tenure track position should demonstrate a strong research potential or a solid record of publications. We are particularly interested in candidates working in econometrics and macroeconomics.
Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in San Diego.
Application Instructions:
Please send the cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation and the job market paper(s) electronically by December 16th, 2019.
Email for Applications: applyhyu@gmail.com
For more information, call: +82-2-2220-1029

Call for Nominations

The KAEA is soliciting nominations for the two awards: the Maekyung-KAEA Economist Award and the KAEA Young Scholar Award. Award Nomination Committee members are professors Sokbae Lee (Chair), Yongcheol Shin, and Donggyu Sul.

Please send your nomination(s) by email together with any supporting materials (CV of the nominee and a paragraph of the reasons for nomination) to the award committee chair: Professor  Sokbae Lee at (sl3841@columbia.edu). The nomination deadline is September 6, 2019.

 

Call for Papers (KAEA-KIET)

Call for papers for the joint KAEA-KIET (산업연구원) Conference

  • Date: August 12, 2019
  • Theme: 산업구조 변화에 따른 산업통상정책연구
  • Venue: KIET, Sejong City, Korea
  • Submission Deadline: June 9, 2019

The annual joint conference with the KIET will be held as a one-day conference on August 12, 2019. Please note that the conference venue is at KIET in Sejong City, Korea. We solicit papers from the lifetime KAEA members (or those who have paid the KAEA membership dues for both 2018 and 2019) on the theme “산업구조 변화에 따른 산업통상정책연구,” but we also welcome papers in the general area of industrial organization.

Submission: Submit your completed paper with (i) an abstract of 300-400 words, (ii) 3-5 keywords, and (iii) JEL code(s) on the title page. Abstracts will also be considered, but submissions with completed papers will be given preference. Send submissions to Vice President Hyungsik Moon via email at 2019kaea@gmail.com with “Joint KAEA-KIET Conference” in the subject line of the email. All submitted papers will be reviewed by the anonymous referees selected by the KAEA and the KIET. To be considered for inclusion in the conference program, all papers must be submitted by June 9. Acceptance decision will be made by the middle of June, and the authors will be notified by email.

Funding: Each presenter of the accepted paper will be provided travel support up to one million Won.