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Call for Papers: Achieving Energy Security in Asia: Diversification, Integration, and Policy Implications

Achieving Energy Security in Asia: Diversification, Integration, and Policy Implications
Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) invites submissions of original unpublished papers on energy security in Asia, to be published in a book. Selected papers will be presented at a seminar to be held in an Asian country. Participation costs will be covered for one presenter of each accepted paper. The presenter must be a citizen of an ADB member country.

Papers may deal with but not be limited to the following:

  • The status of energy security in Asia or Asian subregions
  • The role of trade and regional integration in raising energy security in Asia or Asian subregions
  • Policies for improving long-term energy security among net energy exporters and net energy importers in Asia
  • Empirical work and case studies on the role of (i) accessibility, (ii) self-sufficiency, (iii) affordability, and (iv) diversification in raising energy security
  • The impact of energy price fluctuations on macroeconomic variables
  • Policies to raise the resiliency of economies to energy price volatilities

Working title of the book: Achieving Energy Security in Asia: Diversification, Integration, and Policy Implications

Editors:

  • Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, faculty member, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Naoyuki Yoshino, dean, ADBI
  • Chang Young Ho, senior lecturer, Singapore University of Social Sciences
  • Aladdin Rillo, senior economist, ADBI

Submissions:

Abstracts (300 words) must be submitted no later than 30 January 2018 as a Word document containing a title, name, and affiliation of the author(s), contact information, and appropriate fields (JEL classifications). Early applications with a full paper are preferred. Only papers written in English will be considered. Authors of selected papers will be notified by 15 February 2018. A full draft paper should be submitted by 30 March 2018.

Submissions with brief author bios (including key and/or relevant publications, if any) should be emailed to [email protected].