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Job Openings (KIPF)


Title: Assistant or Associate Research Fellow
Section: International: Full-time Non-academic
Location: Sejong, KOREA
Keywords: Public Economics, Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise, Political Economics, Applied Microeconomics (Education, Labor, Health, Environment, etc.), International Economics, Industrial Organization, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics

The Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF) invites applications for full-time research positions in any field of Economics. As a government-supported research institute, KIPF is conducting policy-oriented research on all aspects of economy, especially on public finance and public sector management. Applicants should be a Ph.D. candidate or experienced Ph.D. in Economics or related areas. Independent research abilities and fluent communication skills in Korean are essential. Our representatives will be interviewing selected applicants at the 2018 ASSA meeting.

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Job Openings (Kyung Hee University)

Department of Economics at Kyung Hee University seeks tenure-track professors in two fields of (1) macroeconomics and (2) public economics.

We encourage applications from both young and experienced economists. 

For details of the application process, please visit 

Should you have any questions, please contact us via Woo Sung Park, Head of Department.

Job Openings (KIET)


Associate Research Fellow (Doctoral)

The Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET) is a leading think tank and government-sponsored research institute established in 1976.

KIET conducts industrial policy oriented researches for public sectors in general.

We are opening positions in the following areas of economics: Macroeconomics, Applied Microeconomics, Econometrics and Statistics, Industrial Organization, Strategic Management, Distribution and Logistics, International Trade, Regional and Urban Economics.

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Call for Papers (EEA 2018)

The 44th annual meetings of the Eastern Economic Association will be held at the Boston Sheraton in March 1–4, 2018. The KAEA plans to organize multiple sessions. Papers on general topics in Economics will be welcome.

Submit a manuscript or an extended abstract, including the JEL codes, by e-mail to the KAEA session organizer, Inhyuck (Steve) Ha at no later than November 15th. Abstracts of papers, without the full paper, will also be considered, but preference will be given to full papers.

If your paper has been accepted, you should submit your final version by January 31st for review by other participants. Submissions from young scholars are strongly encouraged. Submission fees ($35) will be waived if your paper has been accepted by KAEA.

For general questions about the conference, please go to the EEA conference website:

KAEA-ASSA 2018 Workshops

In addition to three official academic sessions at ASSA meetings in Philadelphia (January 5-7, 2018), KAEA plans to hold KAEA Workshops starting at 12:30 until 3:00 PM on January 7 (Sunday) at Meeting Room 501 in Marriott Philadelphia Downtown.

KAEA Workshops are intended to increase the interaction and exchange of ideas among the participants working on various issues, including those related to Korea. If you are interested in presenting your work at KAEA Workshops, please submit a complete paper to Dr. Kyoo il Kim at

Submission deadline is October 25, 2017. The decision will be made within a week and 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 2016 and 2017 at the time of submission. This requirement is waived for 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.

Call for Nominations

The KAEA is soliciting nominations for two awards: the KAEA Young Scholar Award and the Maekyung-KAEA Economist Award. Award Nomination Committee members are Chang-Jin Kim (Chair), Doh-Shin Jeon, and Sokbae Lee.

Please send your nomination by email together with any supporting materials (a C.V. of the nominee and a paragraph of the reason for nomination) to the award committee chair: Professor Chang-Jin Kim at ( The nomination deadline is August 25, 2017.

Job Openings (Pusan University)

The Department of Economics at Pusan National University(PNU) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of a full-time tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professorship in the field of economics starting in March 2018. The application must be submitted by 10 July, 2017. Click here for details