INHA UNIVERSITY Republic of Korea Institute for Business and Economic Research UNIVERSITY OF LE HAVRE France Equipe d’Economie Le Havre-Normandie (EDEHN) Call for Papers Inha University and the University of Le Havre are jointly organizing a 10th International Conference on the following topics INTERNATIONAL TRADE, CAPITAL FLOWS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Capacity Building and Economic Initiatives This international conference will be held at INHA University, Incheon, Republic of Korea on October 20-21, 2016 This conference will be devoted to discussing theoretical and applied research work on current issues of international trade, mega FTAs such as TPP, investment, logistics and economic development. On these topics, the aim will be to raise debates at two complementary levels: international economics and national and regional policy initiatives. A special attention will be given to economic development, environmental issues, and human capacity building for trade and mega FTAs. Contributions to the understanding of international policy initiatives and the management of global public goods will be very welcomed. Empirical evidence should be drawn preferably from East Asian or European experiences. Case studies bringing comparative material between these two areas will be appreciated. A part of the conference could be jointly organized with the Korea Trade Research Association (KTRA) in Seoul under the leadership of the KTRA. Inha University will provide three nights four days accommodation and meals for conference participants (under some conditions). Papers are particularly invited on the following topics: 1. International trade: theory and policy - Trade in goods and services between Asia and Europe - Political economy of trade - New trade issues and the WTO - Risk management in international trade 2. Mega FTAs and regional economic integration - Recent progress of mega FTAs and regional integration issues - TPP, RCEP, China’s Belt-Road Initiative - Utilization of free trade agreements (FTAs) and FTA business model - Education programs for capacity building for trade experts 3. Theory and practice of environmental policy - Green fiscal policy - Environmental transition in European and Asian countries - Water management - Corporate social responsibility policies of MNCs in European and Asian Countries 4. Economic development: theory and policy - National and regional logistics infrastructure development - Foreign direct investment and capacity building - Public policies and poverty - Sustainable development goals - MNC strategies in developing countries 5. Global corporate strategies and performance - Trends in international investment flows - MNCs from emerging countries - Global supply chain management - Tools for measuring corporate performance Scientific Committee: Associate Prof. Marie-Laure BARON (University of Le Havre, France); Prof. Inkyo CHEONG (Inha University, Korea); Prof. Morgane CHEVÉ (University of Le Havre, France); Prof. Etienne FARVAQUE (University of Lille1, France); Prof. Shin-Hsun HSU (National Taiwan University, Taiwan); Prof. Ohkyoung KWON (Inha University, Korea); Associate Prof. Arnaud LE MARCHAND (University of Le Havre, France); Prof. Joung-yong LEE (Yantai University, China); Prof. Junyeop LEE (Inha University, Korea); Prof. Paul Tae-Woo LEE (Victoria University, Australia); Dr. Tomoyoshi NAKAJIMA (ERINA, Japan); Prof. Kichan PARK (Inha University, Korea); Prof. Aude POMMERET (City University of Hong Kong, China); Prof. Mary-Françoise RENARD (University of Auvergne, France); Prof. Pierre-Bruno RUFFINI (University of Le Havre, France) ; Prof. Kar-yiu WONG (University of Washington, USA). Submission Procedure: Scholars in economics and management are invited to submit papers for presentation in the conference. The deadline for submitting a paper or an extended abstract with at least 300 words is 15 May 2016. Please include in your submission the following information about yourself and all other co-authors (if any): name, e-mail address, affiliation, academic rank (or graduate student), and mailing address. The selection committee, coordinated by Prof. Inkyo CHEONG and Prof. Pierre-Bruno RUFFINI, will convey the final decision to the authors by 30 June 2016. Final versions of selected papers should be sent before 30 September 2016. Proposals can be sent to either of the conference organizers: - InhA University : Prof. Inkyo CHEONG email@example.com Department of Economics, Inha University 253 Yonghyun-Dong, Nam-Ku INCHEON 402-751, The Republic of KOREA - University of Le Havre : Prof. Pierre-Bruno RUFFINI, firstname.lastname@example.org Université du Havre - Faculté des Affaires Internationales 25, rue Philippe Lebon B.P. 420 - 76057 LE HAVRE CEDEX - FRANCE Conference website: http://www.ejri.net/2016conference The University of Le Havre and Inha University are members of the Global U8 Consortium together with Xiamen University, University of Haifa, University of Hull, University of Fortaleza, Universiti Malaysia Perlis and Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg.