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Tenth Annual Conference Asia-Pacific Economic Association 

Thammasat University

Bangkok, Thailand, July 11-12, 2014 


Executive Committee:

Kar-yiu Wong, University of Washington, USA (co-chair)

Bhanupong Nidhiprabha, Thammasat University, Thailand (co-chair)

Joshua Aizenman, University of Southern California, USA

Shin-ichi Fukuda, University of Tokyo, Japan

Chung Mo Koo, Kangwon National University, Korea


Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University, Thailand

Program Committee:

Shin-ichi Fukuda, University of Tokyo, Japan (co-chair)
Bhanupong Nidhiprabha, Thammasat University, Thailand (co-chair) Kenzo Abe, Osaka University, Japan
DoHoon Kim, Korea Institute of Industrial Economics and Trade, Korea Nguyen Hiep, Danang University of Economics, Vietnam
Tom Willett, Claremont Graduate University, USA
Yuichi Fukuta, Osaka University, Japan

Selection Committee:

Chung Mo Koo, Kangwon National University, Korea Yuri Sasaki, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan

Local Organizing Committee:

Benjamin Ivry, Thammasat University, Thailand (chair)

The Asia-Pacific Economic Association is organizing its tenth annual conference, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on July 11-12, 2014. Economists are invited to submit papers for presentation consideration. Theoretical and empirical papers in all economic fields, whether or not directly related to the Asia-Pacific economies, are most welcome. Some sessions for graduate students in doctoral programs are planned.

The deadline for submitting a paper (or an extended abstract with at least 300 words) is January 31, 2014. Please send your submission by e-mail to <[email protected]>. Please include in your submission the following information of you and all other co-authors (if any): name, e-mail address, affiliation, academic rank (or graduate student), and mailing address. Please note that submission of more than one paper is highly discouraged, unless different papers will be presented by different co-authors.

Organizing a Session

Economists are also welcome to organize sessions in the conference. Each session will last for approximately 2 hours, consisting of four papers (three or five papers are possible), to be presented by different authors, one chair (not necessarily the session organizer but preferably not one of the presenters or discussants), and the corresponding discussants. Please submit by February 15, 2014 a proposal for one or two sessions to <[email protected]>. The proposal should provide an explanation of the theme and all papers to be presented, including the e-mail and mailing addresses, affiliations, academic ranks, and phone and fax numbers of the organizer, session chair, presenters, and discussants.

Submissions to Global Journal of Economics and China Economic Policy Review

Papers presented in the conference are invited to be submitted to two new journals for publication consideration: Global Journal of Economics (GJE) and China Economic Policy Review (CEPR). Please visit the publisher’s websites for more information about the journals:;

For more information about this and previous APEA conferences, please visit: Submissions should be sent to [email protected]