2014 IEFS China Call for Paper


IEFS China 2014 Call for Paper


4/15/2014 12:41:16 PM


 The Sixth IEFS China Annual Conference

(Beijing, China, May 27-29, 2014)


Organized by the University of International Business and Economics

and IEFS China





We are pleased to announce that the Sixth International Economics and Finance Society (IEFS) China annual conference will be held on May 27-29, 2014 (conference program is: May 28 -29) in Beijing, China. The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) will host the conference. The organizers of the 2014 annual conference welcome your submission for paper presentation.


The IEFS China was established in 2008 and since then we have organized annual international conferences on various topics in the field of international trade and finance. And the past conferences, hosted by University of International Business and Economics in Beijing (2009, 2010, 2011) , by Nankai University in Tianjin (2012), and by Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (2013)have been well attended with established and rising scholars in the field from all over the world.


This conference will feature the renowned keynotes speaker:

Elhanan Helpman of Harvard University in the USA


Invited Participants

      Daniel Bernhofen (American U.), Kenneth Chan (CityU, HK), Georgios Chortareas (Athen, EEFS), Chi Chur Chao (Deakin), Kwan Choi (Iowa State), Mario Crucini (Vanderbilt), Musu Ignazio (Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy), Oleg Itskhoki (Princeton), Jiandong Ju (Oklahoma), Kala Krishna (Penn State), Edwin Lai (HKUST), Landesmann (Johannes Kepler, Austria), Keith Maskus (Colorado at Boulder), Emanuel Ornelas (LSE), Larry Qiu (HKU), John Ries (UBC), Pascalis Raimondos-Møller(Copenhagen), Alan Woodland (UNSW), Eden Yu (Chuhai College HK), Wushang Yu (Denmark), Zhihong Yu (Nottingham), Zhihao Yu (Carleton), Lex Laixin Zhao (Kobe), Susan Zhu (Michigan State)。

 (More distinguished scholars are expected to join the conference. An updated list will be made available on the official websites.)


Supporting SSCI Journals

We are in the process of lining up a few key journals as supporting journals for this conference. All speakers are strongly encouraged (though not obligated) to submit their conference papers for publication, subject to the normal refereeing process.

Papers presented at the conference, subject to further refereeing, may be considered for publication in special issue/section in Review of Development Economics or Journal of International Trade and Economic Development. More supporting SSCI journals will be available in the future, while we strongly encourage paper presenters to discuss and/or visit their journal websites. More information will be made available on the official websites.


Submission for Presentation

1.Submissions must be made before April 30, 2014 through Email: iefschina@gmail.com

2.While we prefer papers in their entirety, we also welcome submissions of extended abstracts (up to 400 words).

3.Upon acceptance of their papers, authors must confirm their attendance by completing the registration on or before May 15, 2014.

4.Accepted papers in their entirety must be submitted on or before May 15, 2014.

5.All papers will be presented in English.


Time Table

April 30th, 2014

Deadline for Online Submission

May 15th, 2014

Notice for final decision via email

May 15th, 2014

Deadline for full paper submission



All conference participants, with the exception of keynote speakers and invited speakers, must register on or before May 15, 2014.

Registration fee

Participants from Overseas (including Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao)


Participants from the mainland China (reduced rates are possible)


Late registrations (after May 15, 2014)

US$200 /RMB¥1300


Official Websites

Our official websites is: www.iefschina.org.

For enquiries, please contact us at iefschina@gmail.com.


IEFS China Conference Coordinator

Prof. Xiaopeng Yin

Department Chair, Department of International Trade, University of International Business and Economics


Secretary/Treasurer, International Economics and Finance Society China



Co-Chairs of Organizing Committee, IEFS China 2014 conference

Prof. Eden Yu,

President of IEFS China, And

Dean, Business School

Chuhai College of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

Prof. Zhongxiu, Zhao

Vice President of IEFS China,   And

Vice President of University of International Business and Economics

Beijing, China


Secretariat of Organizing Committee, IEFS China 2014 conference

Prof. Junjie Hong, (Secretary General), hongjunjie@uibe.edu.cn

Prof. Xiaopeng Yin, (Vice Secretary General),iefschina@gmail.com

Xiangjun Ma, xma.uibe@gmail.com




Conference contact: Ms. Wang, Shuai


Tel: (86-10) 6449-3422

Fax: (86-10) 6449-3042

Email: iefschina@gmail.com