Call for Papers

APEA is happy to introduce its Twelfth Annual Conference. International Management Institute Kolkata is the Partner Institute for this Conference.

Executive Committee: Kar-yiu Wong, University of Washington, US (co-chair)
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Arindam Banik, International Management Institute Kolkata, India (co-chair)
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Chung Mo Koo, Kangwon National University, KR
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Local Organizing Committee: Paramita Mukherjee, International Management Institute Kolkata, India (chair)
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Tirthankar Nag, International Management Institute Kolkata
Rachana Chattopadhyay, International Management Institute Kolkata
Rituparna Basu, International Management Institute Kolkata
Himadri Roy Chaudhuri, International Management Institute Kolkata
Sarojakshya Chatterjee, International Management Institute Kolkata
Mohua Banerjee, International Management Institute Kolkata

For invitation letters please contact local organizer IMI-Kolkata at  [email protected]  or  [email protected]

Paper Submission

Economists are invited to submit papers for presentation in the conference. Papers in all economics fields, either theoretical or empirical, and whether or not directly related to the Asia-Pacific economies, are welcome. A few 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 10th May, 2016. Please send your submission 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), JEL codes (of economic fields of interest), and mailing address. Please also include the JEL codes of your paper.

Organizing a Session

Economists are also welcome to organize sessions in the conference. Each session will last for 2 hours, consisting of

    • a chair person (not necessarily the organizer, but preferably not one of the presenters or discussants);
    • three to five papers around a common theme;

three to five discussants (If help is needed to identify discussants, please contact us.).

Please submit a proposal by 10th May, 2016.The proposal should include the title of each session, and the names, affiliations, academic ranks, and e-mail addresses of all presenters, discussants, the organizer, and the chair. The proposal should be sent to [email protected].


All participants have to register. The registration fee is US$320. Graduate students, with proof of their student status, will enjoy a registration fee of US$160. Participants from least developed countries will also receive a 50% discount of the registration fee. Registration fee paid by 10th May, 2016 will be US$280 (or US$140 for students or participants from least developed countries).

Publication of Papers

Presenters are encouraged to submit their papers, after presentation and appropriate revision, to either one of the following journals: Global Journal of Economics (GJE) and China Economic Policy Review (CEPR).

For further details please refer to the following link: