European Economic Association

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European Economic Association
EEA Logo.jpg
Legal statusLearned society in economics
PurposeContribute to the development and application of economics as a science in Europe [1]
Headquarters Tessenderlo, Belgium
Region served
4,200 [2]
Silvana Tenreyro
Main organ
Executive Committee [3]

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 Silvana Tenreyro. [5] The Association currently has around 3000 members. Its objectives are:

". . . 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.

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