2022 Conference

Asian Law and Economics Association Annual Conference 2022 

Topic: Institutions, Laws, and Economic Development  

Date: October 21-22, 2022

Venue: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

The Korean Law and Economics Association will host the 18th Asian Law and Economics Association (AsLEA) Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held face-to-face format on October 21-22, 2022, at the Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. We may broadcast the conference with Zoom, but speakers should present their works at the conference venue for a lively discussion.

The main theme of the conference is “Institutions, Laws, and Economic Development.” Any research related to an economic analysis of institutions and laws, or how institutions or laws matter for economic growth will be considered for presentation.

We host James Robinson (Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago) as the keynote speaker and Daniel Chen (World Bank and Toulouse School of Economics) for the special lecture.

The keynote speech and special lecture, which are described above, will be broadcasted online in addition to several special sessions. You may refer to the 2022 Conference Program for each linkage information.


Duol Kim (President of Korean Law and Economics Association, Myongji University, duolkim@mju.ac.kr)

Masaki Iwasaki (Director of Academic Programs in Asian Law and Economics Association, Seoul National University School of Law, iwasaki@snu.ac.kr)


Conference Venue

Lodging & Meals Information for Participants

COVID-19 Information

Logistic and Administrative Information for Participants Asian Law & Economics Association (AsLEA)

Logistic and Administrative Information for Participants Asian Law & Economics Association (AsLEA)

18th Annual Conference Octorber 21-22, 2022, Seoul, Korea


Welcome to Seoul! Set forth below is the practical information that you will need regarding the forthcoming conference.


1.       Conference Venue

  • The conference will be held at Seoul National University (SNU) School of Law (Building #15-1).
  • For the general information on SNU Law School and directions to the conference venue, please refer to the following link: http://law.snu.ac.kr/page_en/location.php.
  • On Octorber 21, registration will commence at 8:30 am, and we plan to start the conference at 9 am.


2.       Lodging

  • For those of you who will need lodging during the conference period, we will make reservations for you at the SHILLA STAY SEOCHO.

Address: 427, Hyoryeong-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul  Phone : +82-2-2219-9000


  • Every morning during the conference, shuttle service will be provided between SHILLA STAY SEOCHO and the conference venue.
  • You will be asked to pay your own room charges directly at the SHILLA STAY SEOCHO when you check (Standard – 165,000 won/day)
  • Information on public transportation between the airport and the SHILLA STAY SEOCHO is provided below.


3.       Meals

  • During the conference, casual lunch will be provided at the conference site free of    charge on both days.
  • On Octorber 21, the conference dinner will be held for all participants at the Seoul National University (SNU) School of Law. This event is also free of charge. Precise location and time will be announced at the
  • If you have dietary needs, please let us know using the attached



4.       COVID-19 test and Quarantine

  • Pre-entry COVID-19 test requirement was removed beginning September 3rd, 2022.
  • However, non-Korean citizens entering South Korea from abroad will have to take a PCR test within a day after your arrival at Incheon International Airport, South Korea. You can take the PCR test at the COVID-19 test center of the airport.
  • All overseas entrants are exempted from quarantine whether vaccinated or not, if you have a negative COVID-19 test when arriving in South Korea.
  • Before entering Korea, registering Q-CODE is recommended as a support program designed to provide rapid quarantine services to those entering Korea. You can register arrival COVID-19 test result in Q-CODE (non-mandatory). You may visit the following website for the Q-CODE registration:


  • Please be aware that this COVID-19-related policy is possibly subject to change. Thus, for your updated information, please refer to the notice that can be released by the official website of Korean embassy located in your country or region on a day very close to your departure date.



Welcome again, and please let us know if you have any questions. We are now preparing the conference schedule and will send it to you once a tentative schedule becomes ready. Thank you!!






Asian Journal of Law and Econ listed on SCOPUS

Dear members of the Law and Economics community in Asia and beyond,

I’m writing this e-mail to deliver an excellent piece of news for the Asian Law and Economics Association as well as for the Law and Economics community in general.

It has just been determined that the Asian Journal of Law and Economics will be listed on Scopus!

It was made possible owing to the hard and diligent work of Professor Jeong-Yoo Kim, Editor-in-Chief. Kudos to Jeong-Yoo!!

Set forth below is the message from the Scopus team.

Please visit the Journal homepage and peruse what has been published.

Please spread the news, and encourage submissions!

Journal URL:


Best regards,

Haksoo Ko

President, Asian Law and Economics Association

Professor, Seoul National University School of Law


Title: Asian Journal of Law and Economics
ISSN / E-ISSN: / 2154-4611
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Dear Prof. Jeong-Yoo Kim,

The title mentioned above has been evaluated for inclusion in Scopus by the Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB). The review of this title is now complete and the CSAB has advised that the title will be accepted for inclusion in Scopus.

In general, all recently accepted titles will be listed separately in the Scopus Title list within 1 month after acceptance, see the second tab ‘Accepted titles’. If you can’t find your title there, please check the tab ‘Scopus sources’.

Our Source Collection Management department will contact the publisher of this title within the next three months to initiate the indexing process for Scopus. A content coverage agreement needs to be in place before we can start adding the content to Scopus.com. If you are the publisher, please do not send us your content yet unless requested by our Source Collection Management department.

Yours sincerely,

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