The East Asian Economic Association

The East Asian Economic Association (EAEA) was established in 1987 as the first international academic organization to focus on the economics of East Asia, comprising Northeast and Southeast Asia. The Association has since expanded and encompasses south Asia as defined by the SAARC countries. Members from all around the world are most welcome to join.

The core activities of the EAEA include publishing a quarterly journal, the Asian Economic Journal, and holding biannual international conventions. This website provides links to information about the EAEA, its biannual international conventions, and the Asian Economic Journal.

The 18th International Convention to be held at Seoul National University, Oct 21-22, 2023. Thank you to all those who submitted abstracts. We are now no longer accepting submissions.

New!! (August 8th, 2023) For details of the conference and venue please go HERE:

The theme of the Convention is: “Charting Inclusive Pathways for Innovation, Growth and Integration in Asia.”

The Program Committee Chaired by Professor Keun Lee of SNU is issuing a call for papers related to the Convention theme and for papers on a wide range of economic issues related to Asia. Theory papers that are relevant to the theme of the conference and can develop applied research will also be considered. Pure theory papers will not be considered.

Confirmed guest speakers include:

Dani Rodrik (Harvard University, USA)

Justin Y. Lin (Peking University, former VP of World Bank)

Armida S. Alisjahbana (Executive Secretary of ESCAP; Under-secretary General of UN)

Joo-ho Lee (Minister of Education; Vice Prime Minister, Korea)

For abstract submission portal click here:

For the full, updated Call For Papers, click HERE