Call for papers


 CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 7th FIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’
 
OBJECTIVES
The Research Centre International Economics - FIW announces its 7th Research Conference that is jointly organized with the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) Regensburg, the Ifo Institute, the University of Ljubljana and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK) and invites the submission of papers to be presented at the conference. The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for economists working in the field of ‘International Economics’ in Austria and its neighbouring countries to present recent research.
 
Papers from Ph.D. students, post-graduate students, young faculty members and young researchers in similar positions are particularly welcome as the conference aims to support and encourage young economists by providing an opportunity to present their work. Participants will have the opportunity to interact in a dynamic and open atmosphere and to discuss their papers/research ideas with experts in the field of ‘International Economics’.
Keynote Lecture: Prof. Elhanan Helpman (Harvard University)
 
TIME & LOCATION
The 7th FIW Research Conference on ‘International Economics’ will take place on Friday, December 12th 2014 and Saturday December 13th 2014, at the WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien.
 
AWARDS
Two prizes for the best contributions to the Research Conference will be awarded. There will be a ‘Best Conference Paper Award 14’ and a Young Economist Award 14’. Each award is worth € 1000.
The ‘Young Economist Award 14’ is intended for Ph.D. students, post-graduate students, young faculty members and young researchers in similar positions. To be considered for this award all authors of the paper have to be 34 or younger at the time of submission.

TOPICS COVERED
The broad topic of the conference is ‘International Economics’. This includes, inter alia, the areas of Trade, International Factor Movements, Economic Integration, Trade Policy, International Trade Organizations, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Multinational Firms, International Macroeconomics and other related fields.
 
ORGANIZING INSTITUTIONS
The 7th FIW-Research Conference is jointly organized by the FIW-Project, Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) Regensburg, the Ifo Institute, the University of Ljubljana and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK) and held in cooperation with the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV).
The ‘center of excellence’ FIW (http://www.fiw.ac.at/) is a project of WIFO, wiiw and WSR on behalf of the BMWFW. The FIW cooperation with the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), the University Vienna and the Johannes Kepler University Linz is supported by the former Federal Ministry of Science and Research (now integrated in the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy). In addition the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) is a financing partner of the Research conference 2014.
 
SUBMISSION CRITERIA
 The topic of the paper should match the thematic orientation of International Economics (JEL Codes F and/or O).
 The paper has not yet been published in any academic journal or book.
 All submissions must include the following: • A cover sheet clearly specifying the title, author(s) and abstract
• Mailing address and e-mail contact addresses (e-mail will be used for follow-up requests and questions)
 
 To be considered for the ‘Young Economist Award 14’ the age of the author(s) must be indicated.
 Deadline for Submission: September 14th , 2014
 Papers should be sent to fiw-pb@fiw.at in electronic form (PDF format)

 
Questions may be addressed to fiw-pb@fiw.at.
The conference programme will be published on http://fiw.ac.at.
Selection decisions will be communicated to the authors until the end of October 2014.
Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free.
The conference language is English.
Travel expenses will not be refunded.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN EMERGING FINANCIAL MARKETS

Seoul, Korea, January 8-9, 2015

 
Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), Korea Institute of Finance (KIF) and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM) invite the submission of papers for, and participation in, a major international conference, challenges and opportunities in emerging financial markets, dealing with developments in the emerging markets. Empirical and theoretical papers related to the theme of the conference as well as papers dealing with institutions and policy issues are welcome. Participants are invited to submit individual papers for presentation or to propose an entire panel consisting of four papers.
   
Among the themes to be considered at the conference are:
·       Individual, institutional, and foreign investors in emerging financial markets
·       Liquidity in emerging financial markets
·       Derivatives and other key financial markets in emerging economies
·       Decoupling of emerging markets from developed markets
·       Institutional and regulatory innovations for financial stability  
·       Emerging economic and political conflicts as threats to financial market development
·       Financial markets and their regional and global linkages
·       Contagion and herding
·       Effects of central banks and monetary and exchange rate policy  on financial markets
·       Emerging markets and rising interest rates - what are the risks?

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Je-yoon Shin, Chairman of the Financial Services Commission, Korea.
Edward Kane, Boston College, USA.

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITY
Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in a special issue of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 
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CONFERENCE VENUE
The Conference will be held at the  Korea Federation of Banks Building, which is at the center of Seoul.
 
CONFERENCE HOTEL
Lotte Hotel (http://www.lottehotel.com/global/en/Default.asp)
 
PAPER SUBMISSION
Paper proposals, consisting of an abstract of not more than 250 words should be submitted to Professor Jangkoo Kang at jkkang@business.kaist.ac.kr. Proposals will be reviewed by the Conference's scientific committee on an ongoing basis.

The deadline for submissions of abstracts is November 30, 2014. The number of papers that can be accommodated is limited, so please be sure to submit your abstract early.
 
REGISTRATION
The registration fee for all foreign participants is US$250, which includes a cocktail reception on January 7, 2015 and a conference dinner on January 8, 2015, as well as lunchs, coffee breaks and conference materials. In addition, foreign participants with accepted papers (in case of co-authored papers, only one author) will receive 2 nights free accomodation at the conference hotel. Information on how to pay the registration fee and how to reserve rooms at a conference rate will be sent to participants whose papers are accepted. 
 
 
 


 

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