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2005 Pacific Rim Conference
"Globalization & Regionalism"
Friday-Sunday, January 14-16, 2005, in Hong Kong


This is the third biennial conference of the Hong Kong Economic Association, and the sixth biennial Pacific Rim conference coordinated by WEAI. The conference’s main purpose is to foster an exchange of ideas among economists on opposite sides of the Pacific as well as around the world. 

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Tentative Schedule

This is a preliminary schedule of conference events and is subject to change without notice. Changes will be posted as they become available.

Friday, January 14
General Sessions at the Gold Coast Hotel
9:00-9:20 a.m. -- Welcome and Conference Opening
9:20-11:00 a.m. -- Globalization and Unemployment
11:00-11:15 a.m. -- Refreshment Break
11:15-12:45 p.m. -- U.S.-China Economic Relations and Globalization 
12:45-2:00 p.m. -- Lunch
2:00-3:45 p.m. -- Financial Markets and Regional Cooperation
3:45-4:00 p.m. -- Refreshment Break
4:00-8:00 p.m. -- Welcome Cruise Dinner

Saturday, January 15 & Sunday, January 16
Concurrent Sessions at Lingnan University
8:45-10:15 a.m. -- Concurrent Sessions
10:15-10:30 a.m. -- Refreshment Break
10:30-12:00 p.m. -- Concurrent Sessions
12:00-2:00 p.m. -- Lunch
2:15-3:45 p.m. -- Concurrent Sessions
3:45-4:00 p.m. -- Refreshment Break
4:00-5:30 p.m. -- Concurrent Sessions


Western Economic Association International
Hong Kong Economic Association
University of Hong Kong
Lingnan University

Chinese Economic Association in North America Chinese Economists Society Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong City University Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

University of Hong Kong Lingnan University Cathay Pacific Airways Hong Kong Real Estate Developers’ Association Sino Group  Centaline (Holdings) Co. Ltd. Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd.

Registration Fees 
All participants are responsible for their own expenses. Besides admission to sessions, the
full registration fee includes refresh­ment breaks and luncheons, as well as the participants’ welcome cruise and dinner banquet. Partial registration options are also available for individuals who are not on the program and wish to attend specific days and/or events. Deadline for program participants to register is October 15, 2004.


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