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Chinese Economists Society 2019 North America Conference

Below is some helpful information regarding the upcoming North American Conference of the Chinese Economists Society (CES), which is being hosted by the University of Kansas' Department of Economics.


CONFERENCE DATES: April 6-7, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS (click for pdf)

Call for Papers, click for pdf 


December 1  Organized session proposal submission deadline (submit proposals to Zongwu Cai)

December 15  Abstract submission deadline for both individual presenters and presenters of proposed organized sessions (submit via the CES website)

January 15   Notification of decision


A large block of hotel rooms is being held at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Lawrence, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, Kansas, 66044, +1 (785) 841-7077; use this link to book with special rate: http://group.doubletree.com/KUDeptEconomics (reserve by March 6th to receive discounted rate $119/night)

A limited amount of rooms are also being held at the Eldridge Hotel, which is located in Lawrence's historic downtown (701 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044). This block of rooms is held until February 3rd. The rates vary between $125-$199/night. To make a reservation, please call, +1 (785) 749-5011 or email info@eldridgehotel.com, and mention the KU Department of Economics.


Lawrence, Kansas is about 50 minutes from the Kansas City Airport (MCI) via Shuttle Transportation (about $85 to $95 one-way). Schedule and booking of the shuttles are available on several websites:

  1. KCIBATS: http://kcibats.com/college.php (Tel: (913) 634-5484 or (913) 575-3185 or E-mail: reservations@kcibats.com).
  2. GTI Taxi: http://www.gtslawrence.com/ (Tel: (785 842-8294 or 1-888-467-3729).
  3. Arrival Shuttle: https://arivalshuttle.com/.
  4. SDM Transportation: reservation@sdmtransportation.com or 785-979-2428


A shuttle bus from the hotel to the KU campus (and vice versa) will be provided.


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