Call for papers
The Chinese Economists Society will hold its first Europe conference May 11-14, 2007 in the beautiful city of Portoroz, Slovenia, on the Adriatic Sea. The main venue of the conference is Hotel Marko, originally a private villa built in 1886 with breathtaking views of the Adriatic coast, http://www.hotel-marko.com/eng
The conference theme is “Economic Transition at Midlife: Lessons from the Development of Markets and Institutions.” The local organizer and sponsor is Faculty of Management of the University of Primorska.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Professor Gerard Roland of UC Berkeley, Professor T. Paul Schultz of Yale University, and Professor Janez Šušteršič of University of Primorska. There will be a total of 30 to 40 high-quality papers. We plan to publish a symposium in a high quality refereed journal, subject to normal review process, and a book by a leading publisher (possibly in both Chinese and English).
Those wishing to present a paper should submit an extended abstract in English online at www.china-ces.org
. Those wishing to organize a session should submit a proposal with information on the session organizer, chair, and presenters, as well as title and abstract of the papers included, by email to Professor Belton Fleisher at Fleisher@econ.ohio-state.edu
and Professor Zhiqiang Liu at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please write "CES Europe Conference Submission" in the subject line. The submission deadline is February 1, 2007.
Notification of accepted submissions will be sent by February 15, 2007. The deadline for the submission of completed papers is April 27, 2007.
The conference will also organize two field trips in Slovenia. Please visit the conference website www.china-ces.org
for detailed information about the conference, including registration, accommodation arrangements, local tours, etc.
The conference registration fees ( for both presenters and non-presenters) are as follows:
Before 03-31-07 After 03-31-07
CES Members US$320 US$380
Non CES Members US$360 US$420
Accompanists US$200 US$260
The registration fee covers one reception, one banquet, two lunches, coffee/drinks at breaks, and two local tours (one and one half day including one lunch). Individuals applying for program participation but whose papers are submitted but not accepted for the conference are eligible for refunds. Cancellations must be in writing via e-mail to Professor Belton Fleisher and are subject to a US$50 handling fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations after April 11, 2007.
For local information, hotel, and registration:
Local Chair, Dean and Professor, Egon Žižmond, Egon.Zizmond@fm-kp.si
CES Board member: Professor Xiaojun Wang, email@example.com
For papers and sessions:
CES Vice President, Professor Belton Fleisher: firstname.lastname@example.org
CES Board member, Professor Zhiqiang Liu: email@example.com
For sponsorship and other issues:
CES President, Professor Haizheng Li, firstname.lastname@example.org