The Korea-America Economic Association

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.

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 ( 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)