Wednesday, 06 October 2010
From 22 – 23 November 2010, the Globalisation, Monetary Integration and Exchange Rate Regimes (GMIEER) in East Asia Conference will be held in Perth, Western Australia.
GMIEER, a joint conference between Edith Cowan University and Yokohama National University, aims to bring together academics and researchers at policy institutions to discuss ongoing research on the topic.
“Led by the rapidly growing Chinese economy, the East Asian region is forging closer economic ties than ever before, and remains the most dynamic region in the world,” said Associate Professor Zhaoyong Zhang, Edith Cowan University.
“The social, economic, environmental and cultural implications of such an economic integration in the East Asian region would have an enormous impact world-wide.”
Professor Paul De Grauwe from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium will be the keynote speaker for the conference.
Potential topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Issues on globalization and economic integration.
- The economics of international currencies: costs and benefits.
- Measuring the equilibrium foreign exchange rates: theory and application.
- Dynamic integration process of the Chinese economy and the East Asian region.
- Foreign exchange rates arrangement in the East Asian region.
- Foreign exchange rate regime and policy in China.
- Overvaluation and undervaluation of the Chinese currency and the source of global current account imbalances.
- Economic and financial crisis in the region: policy responses.
- Financial liberalisation and the finance-growth nexus.