The Korea-America Economic Association

Call for Papers (KAEA-KEA Joint International Conference)

The 19th International Conference sponsored jointly by the Korea-America Economic Association (KAEA) and the Korean Economic Association (KEA) will be held as follows.

  • Date: June 15-16, 2018
  • Venue: Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Seoul, Korea
  • Submission Deadline:  March 15, 2018 (in US CST)

The KAEA is soliciting a broad range of topics in economics and related areas. The KEA will provide financial support to each presenter of accepted papers to cover the travel expenses (partial or full) up to KRW 1,200,000 and hotel accommodation for three nights.

Please submit your completed paper with an abstract of 200-300 words, including the JEL codes, to Vice President C.Y. Choi by e-mail at  Abstracts will also be considered, but the submission with a completed paper will have a higher chance of acceptance. All submitted papers will be reviewed by the anonymous referees selected by the KAEA and the KEA. To be considered for inclusion in the conference program, all papers must be submitted by March 15. Acceptance decision should be made by March 31, and the authors will be notified by email. You must be a KAEA lifetime member or have been an annual member for the previous two years (2017 and 2018) to submit a manuscript. Your membership status will be reviewed before an acceptance decision is made and no exceptions will be made regarding the membership policy. Please visit our website ( if you have any questions about the membership. Due to the expected high volume of submissions this year, priority will be given to young scholars and those who have not participated in the past two years.