Fairness in Public Policy: Efficiency, Equity, and Beyond (KAPS 2011)

Venue: Grand Hilton

Location: Seoul, Korea, Republic of

Event Date/Time: Jun 17, 2011 End Date/Time: Jun 18, 2011
Registration Date: May 15, 2011
Early Registration Date: Apr 15, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 01, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Jun 01, 2011
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A fair society should be more than one in which nobody is above the law and all play by the same rules. It should be more than a society concerned mainly with efficiency and equity. Besides equitable and just, ‘fair’ also means adequate, reasonable, and clean.
The purpose of the conference is to bring together scholars, practitioners, and students from a wide range of public policy fields to discuss theoretical and practical issues of fairness in public policy. Both in process and in outcome, what does a fair policy mean and how can it be achieved? We hope to carry out a discourse on fairness and public policy from various perspectives. This conference invites you to send your papers under three sub-themes:

1. Disclosure of Fairness in Public Policy: “Efficiency, Equity, and Beyond”
a.Theoretical Perspectives
b.Methodological Approaches

2. Fairness in the Public Policy Process
a. Agenda Setting b. Policy Making
c. Policy Implementation d. Policy Evaluation

3. Diverse Practices of Fair Public Policy
a. Development Policy: Regional Development Policy, Environmental Policy, etc.
b. Social Policy: Welfare Policy, Health Policy, Education Policy, etc.
c. Economic Policy: Fiscal Policy, Tax Policy, Trade Policy etc.
d. Regulatory Policy: Employment Policy, Industrial Policy, National Security, etc.
e. Fair Society and Fair Governance

Abstract Submission
Please send your abstract (not more than 250 words) by filling in the on-line application form at
http://kaps.or.kr/en/src/event/entry.php or by e-mail to conference@kaps.or.kr or hjpark72@skku.edu. The deadline for the submission of abstract is March 1, 2011. Accepted abstracts will be notified shortly after they are submitted. Completed manuscripts of accepted abstracts should be submitted by not later than June 1, 2011. Conference proposals, completed manuscripts and presentations must be in English.
The Korean Association for Policy Studies, established in 1992, is one of the largest and most prominent professional associations in the field of public policy in Korea. As of March, 2010, the KAPS has approximately 4,900 scholars, practitioners, institutions, and students as members. The KAPS holds its academic conferences and publishes newsletters quarterly. It also publishes the Korean Policy Studies Review (in Korean) quarterly, and the International Journal of Policy Studies (in English) semi-annually. For more information please visit KAPS webpage: http://kaps.or.kr/en/src/main/main.php


Grand Hilton
Korea, Republic of

Additional Information

The conference venue is the Grand Hilton in Seoul. The Conference organizers will provide up to 3 nights hotel accommodations based on twin share at the Grand Hilton and on-site meals during the conference for paper presenters.