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Job Openings (Seoul National University)

The department of economics at Seoul National University invites applications for full-time faculty positions (permanent, tenure tack). The details are as follows.

Areas of Interest: Macroeconomics or Finance (2 people)
Position: Open for all ranks (tenure tracks)
Deadline for Application: November 5, 2010
Further Information: Please consult SNU website

We are committed to recruit the very best in the field.

Travel Support for Korean Ph.D. Students in Economics

Travel Support for Korean Ph.D. Students in Economics

The Korea-America Economic Association (KAEA) is very pleased to announce that it will provide a financial support for Korean or Korean-American doctoral students who will participate in the job market at the 2011 ASSA meetings in Denver, CO.

Eligibility – The student must be a Ph.D. candidate in economics or a closely related field at a university in the U.S. or Canada, who is expected to graduate by August 2011 and actively participates in the job market this year. The student who is fully funded by any other source of funds or received the KAEA travel support before will not be qualified. The local students from the Denver, CO area who do not plan to stay overnights are not eligible. The estimated travel costs for an applicant should be more than $300. The applicant should be a KAEA regular/junior member, or join KAEA as a regular/junior member when he/she applies for the scholarship. (See KAEA membership in the KAEA Webpage)

Travel subsidy – The KAEA plans to pay a partial travel subsidy of $300 to each student and lifetime membership (worth of $200).  Student should pick up the check in person at the Denver meetings in January 2011. Specific time and place for the pick-up will be e-mailed to each of the recipients by December 10, 2010.

To apply – Please send your name, e-mail address, telephone number, address,  name of your university, field of specialization, and the (expected) date of the final defense of your thesis (month and year) and arrange placement  officer or graduate program director (not thesis advisor) to send an e-mail to confirm candidate’s job market participation to:

Professor Young-Kyu Moh at
Chair, the KAEA Graduate Student Travel Scholarship Committee

Deadline: November 15, 2010

Job Openings (Bank of Korea)

BANK OF KOREA, Seoul, Korea

C Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
E Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F International Economics
G Financial Economics
H Public Economics
J Labor and Demographic Economics
L Industrial Organization

The Institute for Monetary and Economic Research (IMER) of the Bank of Korea seeks economists to conduct research in the above fields. Experienced candidates should have a Ph.D. in economics and relevant experience in research or academic institutions. New Ph.D. applicants should complete all requirements for their Ph.D. degrees by the end of September 2011. Excellent research potential, strong technical writing skills and full proficiency in Korean are required. For consideration please mail or email your CV with two letters of reference and an official application form (downloadable at by no later than January 15, 2011 (or by December 15, 2010, to be considered for an interview at the AEA 2011 annual meeting) to: Hyunjoon Lim, Institute for Monetary and Economic Research, The Bank of Korea, 110, 3-Ga, Namdaemun-Ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul, 100-794, Republic of Korea (Tel: +82-2-759-5445, e-mail: ).

Call for Paper: Workshops at the ASSA/KAEA Meeting in Denver

In addition to three regular sessions, KAEA—in conjunction with Korean Economic Association (KEA)—plans to hold one or two WORKSHOPS at the Denver ASSA meetings. They are intended to increase the interaction and exchange of ideas among the participants working on various issues, including those related to Korea.

The workshops will be held on January 9 (Sunday), starting at 10:30 AM right after the KAEA panel discussion session. If you are interested, please submit completed papers to Professor Hyeongwoo Kim at Submission deadline is October 23, 2010. (Decision will be made within a week; only accepted papers will be notified.)

To submit a paper for the workshop, one has to be (or become) a lifetime KAEA member or paid his/her annual membership dues for 2009 and 2010 at the time of submission. This requirement is waived for the KEA members.

Please note that these are NOT official ASSA-sponsored sessions and thus will NOT be included in the ASSA program book. There is no financial support for the participants.