European Economic Association

The European Economic Association (EEA) is a professional academic body which links European economists. It was founded in the mid-1980s. Its first annual congress was in 1986 in Vienna and its first president was Jacques Drèze.[4] The current president is Oriana Bandiera.[5] The Association currently has around 3000 members. Its objectives are:

European Economic Association
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Formation1986
Legal statusLearned society in economics
PurposeContribute to the development and application of economics as a science in Europe[1]
HeadquartersTessenderlo, Belgium
Region served
Europe
Members
4,200[2]
President
Oriana Bandiera
Main organ
Executive Committee[3]
Websitewww.eeassoc.org

". . . to contribute to the development and application of economics as a science in Europe; to improve communication and exchange between teachers, researchers and students in economics in the different European countries; and to develop and sponsor co-operation between teaching institutions of university level and research institutions in Europe "[6]

It publishes the Journal of the European Economic Association.[7][8] In August of each year the Association, in collaboration with the Econometric Society organises a congress in a European city.[9][10] The congress attracts around 1500 participants.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Code of Professional Conduct". Retrieved 2021-01-15.
  2. ^ "EEA History". Retrieved 2021-01-15.
  3. ^ "EEA Officers". Retrieved 2021-01-15.
  4. ^ History of the EEA. Accessed 15. October 2018
  5. ^ "Executive Committee | EEA". www.eeassoc.org. Retrieved 2021-01-07.
  6. ^ Aims of the EEA. Accessed 15. October 2018
  7. ^ Wiley Online Library. Accessed 15. October 2018
  8. ^ Journal information on the EEA webpage. Accessed 15. October 2018
  9. ^ CESifo News. Accessed 15. October 2018
  10. ^ Webpage of the 33rd Annual Congress of the European Economic Association. Accessed 15. October 2018

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