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About Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association

The Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association (APAEA) is a not for profit association founded in 2016. The APAEA's key aim is to provide a forum and resource base for developing research capacity of researchers in the Asia-Pacific region, with a particular focus on applied econometrics and Islamic finance and economics research. APAEA intends to promote women in research too through offering research grants on areas of policy relevance to the Asia-Pacific countries. Call for research proposals will be advertised on APAEA’s website. The APAEA also aims to collaborate with academic and not-academic institutions in the region to jointly host conferences and workshops associated with special issues of respected field journals. The APAEA's aims are supported by the regions central banks, other financial institutions, and universities in the region.

The APAEA is governed by a committee (President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, and Secretary) and holds its annual general meeting in November/December of each year.

Interested researchers and institutions are encouraged to join the Association by attending one of its conferences or by applying to the association for membership. Members of the APAEA will receive a range of benefits. Individuals and institutions seeking membership to the Association should contact APAEA at