【徵稿啟事】Call For Paper – 26-27 June 2012 International Conference on Socioeconomic Determinants a nd Consequences of Public Health
Academia Sinica and Washington University in St. Louis will jointly organize an international conference on Socioeconomic Determinants and Consequences of Public Health. We cordially invite you to submit your unpublished work for presentation at this venue. The conference will be held on 26-27 June 2012 at Academia Sinica, and will be followed by a free one-day culture tour on June 28.
The conference will bring together researchers studying the causes and effects of public health, particularly in the following areas:
• Health and health care over the course of life
• Infectious diseases and socioeconomic development
Paul Gertler (Berkeley) and Tomas Philipson (Chicago) will be our keynote speakers. Edward Lawlor (Wash U) and Chien-Jen Chen (Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University) will give opening and closing addresses. Additionally, about 12-18 international scholars are invited to speak at various organized sessions.
The culture tour will take you to National Palace Museum, which is home to many of the finest artefacts of China’s 5,000-year history. Its fine collections of Chinese arts provide an eye-opening experience of Chinese culture. In addition, we will have a briefing and Q&A session at the National Bureau of Health Care, followed by a late-afternoon tea tasting. We also recommend that you experience our famous night markets and beautiful mountains and coastlines (see http://eng.taiwan.net.tw/m1.aspx?sNo=0000203) .
During the three-day conference period, meals and transportation from and to the hotel, dinner venue and conference site will be provided. Inexpensive but comfortable campus hotel rooms (at less than $50 USD per night) will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Although registration is required, there will be no fee.
For consideration, please submit your abstract (250 words, with keywords, in PDF format), along with your title, affiliation and field of expertise (economics, public health or sociology/social work) to Ms. Yi-Shan Chi (ychi(at)econ.sinica.edu.tw) by 1March2012.In the field of economics, a draft of the paper (in PDF format) is preferred. We expect to announce the conference program by 10March2012.
If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Chi at the same e-mail address as above. We look forward to receiving your submissions.
Organizational Committee Co-chairs:
Stacey H. Chen (Academia Sinica), Graham Coditz (Washington University in St. Louis) and
Ping Wang (Washington University in St. Louis & NBER)
Sarah Gehlert (Washington University in St Louis), Barton Hamilton (Washington University in St Louis), Kamhon Kan (Academia Sinica), Jin-tan Liu (National Taiwan University & NBER), Rodolfo Manuelli (Washington University in St. Louis & NBER), Nancy Morrow-Howell (Washington University in St Louis) and Wen-Shan Yang (Academia Sinica)