For registration Information
Zhenhui Xu (徐振挥)

For hotel information:  
Xiaojun Wang (王晓军)

For papers and sessions:
Belton Fleisher

Zhiqiang Liu (刘智强)

For Gregory Chow Best Paper Award & Media Relations:
Penelope Prime

For Job Placement Service:
Xiangdong Qin (秦向东)

For sponsorship and all other issues:
Haizheng Li (李海峥)

CES Office Director
Shuming Bao
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CES Europe Conference 2007, Portoroz, Slovenia
Address:Portoroz, Slovenia
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,
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 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 and Professor Zhiqiang Liu at 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 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
Student Members/
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.
Contact information:
For local information, hotel, and registration:  
Local Chair, Dean and Professor, Egon Žižmond,
CES Board member: Professor Xiaojun Wang,
For papers and sessions:
CES Vice President, Professor Belton Fleisher:
CES Board member, Professor Zhiqiang Liu:
For sponsorship and other issues:
CES President, Professor Haizheng Li, 
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