The Eighth Vietnam Economists Annual Meeting VEAM 2015

The Vietnam Economists Annual Meeting (VEAM) is an annual meeting organized for economists and social researchers around the world to present their scholarly studies and works. This year, Thai Nguyen University, the Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN), the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and Foreign Trade University (FTU) will host the Eighth Vietnam Economists Annual Meeting (VEAM 2015).

VEAM 2015 will take place on 09th – 10th June 2015 in Thai Nguyen City, Vietnam.

VEAM brings together economists, social scientists and PhD students from Vietnam and all over the world to exchange their ideas on economics, finance and management. The meeting provides an opportunity to nurture a worldwide network of Vietnamese economists and other social scientists, expand and consolidate cooperation in scientific researches. It is an opportunity for Vietnamese universities, economics, finance and management schools, governmental agencies and companies to learn and experience high quality scholarly research. The meeting will include a variety of other activities, including informal discussions between junior and senior researchers, presentations by leading international economists, and  distinguished guests. This year, besides academic activities, the VEAM 2015 Organizers will organize sightseeing tours around Thai Nguyen City for participants to discover natural and cultural tourist attractions and vibrant life of the city (Register here).

The four keynote speakers for VEAM 2015 are:

1. Le Van Cuong (Professor of Economics, CNRS, PSE, IPAG Business School, VCREME). Title of keynote lecture "Capital Taxation, Reduction of Inequality and Economic Growth".

2. Tony Makin (Professor of Economics, Griffith Business School, Australia). Title of keynote lecture "Reappraising Fiscal Activism".

3. Katheline Schubert (Professor of Economics, Paris School of Economics, France). Title of keynote lecture "Is Aquaculture Really an Option? A Theoretical Analysis".

4. Ania Zalewska (Professor of Finance, University of Bath, United Kingdom). Title of keynote lecture "Challenges of Financial Regulation in the Post Crisis World".

The event is co-sponsored by DEPOCEN, World Bank, CNRS, Thai Nguyen University, Foreign Trade University, IPAG, VCREME, Paris School of Economics, Griffith Business School, and Vietnamese Finance Association International.

The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), and the Vietnam Bond Market Association will sponsor three best papers for young researchers (BIDV-VEAM 2015 Prizes) and one best paper in macroeconomics for young researchers. Job openings are also available at BIDV and candidates are encouraged to apply to suitable positions in BIDV. The BIDV aims to directly recruit key personnel through VEAM 2015.

The conference is now open to registration and calling for papers (see Workshop Program, Call for Papers and Registration page for details). Registration is free for presenters of accepted papers. Financial support for domestic travel (economy class) and accommodations are available on a limited and first come first served basis. Priority is given to PhD students and early career researchers.

Newspaper and television reporters are welcome to register for an official seat at the two-day meeting (see Registration page for details)

The submission deadline has been extended to 20 May 2015. We are pleased to inform you that we have received about 60 papers. To submit papers and for any questions regarding the submission and publishing process, please email to: Please mention if you would like to participate in Job Market open by BIDV.

How to get there: VEAM 2015 Organizers will arrange buses from Hanoi Center and Noi Bai Airport to Thai Nguyen City for all presenters of accepted papers. Detailed information will be announced later.


Special Announcement

Vietnam Economy Prospect in 2015


In addition to VEAM 2015, the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), the Vietnam Bond Market Association VBMA, together with Thai Nguyen University TNU and Development and Policies Research Center DEPOCEN will organize a one-day conference on Vietnam's Economy:  Prospects for 2015 and Beyond as a special addition to this year VEAM.

The keynote speakers on prospect of global economy and global financial markets include Ania Zalewska (University of Bath), Tony Makin (University of Griffith).

The Vietnam's Economy: Prospects for 2015 and Beyond (VEAM+) will be held on 11th June 2015, in coordination with the eighth Vietnam Economists Annual Meeting (VEAM 2015) at the same location. VEAM+ will have a select number of invited presentations by prominent researchers on development issues in Vietnam. There will be about 5 - 6 presentations with discussants, plus keynote and plenary speakers.

This workshop is open for the public. We strongly encourage the Vietnamese economists who attend VEAM to attend VEAM+.

Please download the pdf version of Veam introduction here

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