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About the East Asia 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 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.

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About the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia

The Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia (JCI) is the proud organiser of the 17th EAEA International Convention. JCI is an independent public policy think-tank, based at Sunway University on the outskirts of the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur.

The Institute’s research programme is grouped around three core disciplines: economic development, governance and social progress, including education. Its mission is to develop solutions to some of the region’s most pressing development problems. JCI seeks to engage policymakers, scholars and ordinary citizens through regular public lectures and discussions, and to build lasting academic partnerships in the region and the wider Asia-Pacific. International partners include Harvard University (United States), Columbia University (United States), ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (Singapore), Keio University (Japan) and Fudan University (China). In Malaysia, JCI’s collaborators include the Foreign Policy Study Group, Merdeka Center and the Centre for Public Policy Studies.

For any inquires, please feel free to contact us through the details below.

Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia Sunway University
No. 5, Jalan Universiti,
Bandar Sunway,
47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan,

Tel: +6 (03) 7491 8622
Fax: +6 (03) 5635 8630

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About the Sustainable Development Solutions Network

In 2012, the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was launched under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. Starting with ten thematic working groups on a range of environmental, social, and economic topics, which contributed to the debate and ultimately the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDSN quickly grew and founded its global networks program; a membership-based alliance of top-tier knowledge-generating institutions focused on sustainable development, organized in national and regional clusters. As of 2022, SDSN has over 1,600 members in 47 networks across 137 countries.

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About the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development

The Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development (JSC) is a regional center of excellence that advances the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, tackling the sustainability agenda through education, training, research and policy advisory. Launched in December 2016, the Center operates out of Sunway University and was borne out of a $10 million gift from the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation (JCF) to the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).

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About the Malaysian Economic Association

The Malaysian Economic Association (MEA) or Persatuan Ekonomi Malaysia (PEM) was founded in 1962 by professional economists from the University of Malaya, the public sector and industry. MEA’s mission is to stimulate public interest in economics, encourage the study and discussion of economic problems in an objective and professional manner, with special reference to Malaysia, provide a forum for persons interested in economics to exchange ideas and issues an economic journal and other publications to disseminate scholarly information.

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