Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade, DEGIT - XIII
Call for Papers
|Organizing Units:||Social Research Center, University of Santo Tomas, Manila|
|Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School|
|Kiel Institute for the World Economy|
|Organizers:||Alvin P. Ang, Social Research Center, University of Santo Tomas|
|Bjarne S. Jensen, Copenhagen Business School / University of Southern Denmark|
|Erich Gundlach, Kiel Institute for the World Economy|
Economists working in this field are invited to submit a paper or an abstract for presentation at the Manila conference. Papers focusing on the patterns and implications of international trade and foreign direct investment in a growing world economy, as well as the conditions under which nations benefit from regional economic integration, are of particular interest. Contributions on other specialized topics, such as agricultural integration, agricultural policy and food security, natural resource economics and environmental issues are also welcome. Papers containing both empirical and theoretical issues will be considered.
Keynote speakers in DEGIT XIII, Manila (2008) include:
- Hirofumi Uzawa, Research Institute of Capital Formation, Development Bank of Japan, Tokyo
- Jong - Wha Lee, Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank, Manila
- Denise E. Konan, Department of Economics, University of Hawaii
This conference is a sequel to twelve previous conferences with the same theme held in Denmark (1996), Hong Kong (1997), Taiwan (1998), Tilburg (1999), Rome (2000), Vienna (2001), Cologne (2002), Helsinki (2003), Reykjavik (2004), Mexico City (2005), Jerusalem (2006) and Melbourne (2007). For further information about these conferences and related publications, see the DEGIT homepage: http://www.degit.ifw-kiel.de
Prospective participants should submit a draft version of the paper or an abstract of at least 200 words by e-mail no later than September 1, 2008, to: VRCenter/DEGIT, Erich Gundlach, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Duesternbrooker Weg 120, 24105 Kiel, Germany. E-mail:
Kindly include with your draft/abstract a cover page with your name, title, affiliation, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address. If the draft/abstract is accepted, a completed paper will be due by, November 1, 2008.
September 15, 2008 Deadline for receiving draft version/abstract
October 1, 2008 Notification of acceptance to author
November 1, 2008 Deadline for receiving completed paper
Publication of Papers
A subset of the papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of, Review of Development Economics, subject to the usual review process and approval by the Editorial Board.
The conference fee is $250, if the payment is received by November 4. After this date, the fee is $300.