Country Workshop

Is China Entering a High Food Price Era?

Oct 22, 2011 - 12:00 pm CST to Oct 23, 2011 - 09:00 pm CST

3rd CAER-IFPRI Annual International Conference


China Agricultural Economic Review (CAER) is delighted to announce its third annual conference, which is being organized by the CAER editorial office and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). CAER is an academic journal published by Emerald in association with China Agricultural University and Chinese Association of Agricultural Economists, and has been accredited for SSCI (Social Science Citation Index) and SCIE (Science Citation Index Expanded). The theme of 2011 conference is ‘Is China entering a high food price era?’, aiming to explore the cause of the volatile food prices in both China and the rest of the World as well as the related countermeasures. Internationally renowned scholars and policy makers will be brought together to discuss the related issues.

Suggested Topics

Submissions are solicited on a wide variety of topics including but not limited to:

  • Agriculture and the Macro-economy
  • Agriculture and Economic Development
  • Agriculture and Poverty Alleviation
  • Agriculture and the Environment
  • Food Security and Food Safety
  • Climate Change and Agriculture
  • Natural Disaster and Agriculture
  • Bio-technology and Agriculture
  • Exchange Rates and Agriculture
  • Agricultural Prices and CPI
  • Foreign Direct Investment and Agriculture
  • Agricultural Commodity Futures and Options
  • Agricultural Trade
  • Food Value Chain
  • Rural Land
  • Rural Finance
  • Rural Labour
  • Agricultural R&D and extensions

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: August 5th, 2011
Acceptance Notification: August 20th, 2011
Conference Dates: October 22-23rd, 2010

Submission Guidelines

Please format the submission following the Authors Guidelines, which is available on:…. All submissions will be peer reviewed. Author(s) of the accepted papers, or at least one of them, are required to register and present their work at the conference.

Conference Proceedings

Depending on the number and quality of papers submitted, the organizer may publish selected conference papers in the form of a special journal issue.

Registration Fee and Other Costs

Participation in the excursion to the earthquake-stricken area: USD 80 (RMB 500)
No participation in the excursion to the earthquake-stricken area: No registration fee

The accepted presenters are, however, expected to cover their own transportation, accommodation and meals.

Organizing Committee

Prof. Xian Xin, CAER Editor-in-Chief, and Dean of College of Economics and Management, China Agricultural University
Prof. Kevin Chen, CAER Co-editor, China Program Leader, International Food Policy Research Institute
Prof. Fu Qin, CAER Co-editor, General Secretary of Chinese Association of Agricultural Economists, and Director of Institute of Agricultural Economics and Development of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Prof. Holly Wang, CAER Co-editor, Purdue University
Prof. Pei Guo, Deputy Dean, College of Economics and Management, China Agricultural University


Please send your submission to the following person and e-mail address:

Mr. Yitian XIAO