The association was established as a result of a
series of conferences organized by a group of economists in the United
States, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Mainland China on the
Asian economies and the 1997 Asian financial crisis. They all felt the
need for more forums for economists to share their research work with
others, to interact with other economists, to search for more research
opportunities and topics, to make policy recommendations, and to make
The intention to establish this association was
publicly announced by Shin-ichi Fukuda, Chung Mo Koo, Jeff Chien-Fu Lin,
and Kar-yiu Wong in the closing session of the “Asian Crisis, V”
conference in Chuncheon, Korea on December 10, 2003.
The association was established with the following
to promote interactions among economists in the
Asia-Pacific region and in other parts of the world;
to encourage economic research in the region; and
to disseminate economic research results.
These are some of the conferences organized before:
- Asian crisis 1997: So far
six conferences had been held: "Asian
Crisis, I" in Seattle (December 1998), "Asian
Crisis, II" in Seattle (January 2000), "Asian
Crisis, III" in Tokyo (July 2001), "Asian
Crisis, IV" in Taipei (July 2002), "Asian
Crisis, V" in Chuncheon (Korea) (December 2003), and "Asian
Crisis, VI" in Tokyo (July 2004).
Some of the
members of the preparatory committee were co-organizers of these
conferences. You can also
click here to
get information about other conferences related to Asia and foreign trade
that were similarly organized and attended by many participants from Asia,
North America, and Europe.
This home page is not
completed yet, as the association is being established. If you encounter any
problems related to this page, or if you have any comments and
suggestions, please contact us.
The Tenth Annual Conference of the Association
will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on July 11-12, 2014. The local
host will be Thammasat University. For more information about
this conference, including submissions and registration, please
The Ninth Annual Conference of the Association
was successfully held in Osaka, Japan on July 27-28, 2013. The local host
was the Department of Economics, Osaka University. Please
click here for its
program and a
list of participants.
The Association, the University of Tokyo, and the Research
Center for International Econonmics jointly organized
two conferences in Tokyo, Japan on March 15-16, 2013.
click here for more information.
The Eighth Annual Conference
of the Association had been successfully held in Singapore on
June 28-29, 2012. Please click
here for its program and to download papers.
The Association is helping set up two new, international,
China Economic Policy Review (CEPR)
and Global Journal of
for the free electronic subscription to CEPR.
The Seventh Annual Conference of the
Association was successfully held in Busan, Korea on June 24-25, 2011. Please
click here for the program,
list of participants, and other information of the
The Association is pleased to launch a
survey series on economics and business administration.
The first two volumes are Survey of Dynamic Games in
Economics, by Ngo Van Long (McGill
University, Canada) and Financial Aggregation and Index
Number Theory, by William A Barnett
(University of Kansas, USA) and Marcelle Chauvet
(University of California at Riverside, USA). Both
volumes are now for sale.
Click here for more details and order information.
The sixth annual conference
of the Association was successfully held at Hong Kong Baptist University,
Hong Kong, July 8-9, 2010. Click
here to get more information about the conference.
fifth international conference
was held in Santa Cruz, California, U. S. A. on June 27-28, 2009. It
was hosted by the
Department of Economics
and Santa Cruz Center for
International Economics, University of California at Santa Cruz.
Click here for the program and the list of participants.
fourth international conference
will be held in Beijing, China on December 13-14, 2008. It will be
hosted by the Central University of Finance and Economics. The official
accommodation place is Royal King Hotel. Please
click here for more information.
international conference was successfully held in Hong Kong on July 25-26, 2007.
It was hosted by the Department of Economics, Hong Kong University
of Science and Technology. Please
here for its program, the list of participants, and other
international conference of the association was successfully held in Seattle on July
Click here for the
program, abstracts of the papers, the list of participants, and other
international conference of the association was successfully held on the
campus of Hitotsubashi University on July 30-31, 2005. Please
click here for more information
about the conference, including its program and some pictures taken
during the conference.