The Seventh Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting
on 24th and 25th June 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
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The Seventh Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting

VEAM 2014


The Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM) is annual meeting organized for domestically- and internationally-based economists and other social researchers to present their studies and works. This year the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH), the Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN), the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and the Foreign Trade University (FTU) will host the Seventh Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM 2014).

VEAM 2014 will take place on 24th June - 25th June 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

VEAM brings together social scientists and PhD students from Vietnam and all over the world to exchange their ideas on management and economics. The meeting provides an opportunity to initiate 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 and management schools, governmental agencies and companies to experience, first hand, economic and management researches of Vietnamese scholar community all over the world. The meeting will include a variety of other activities, including informal discussions, presentations by leading international economists, and honor audience.

The four keynote speakers for VEAM 2014 are:

1. Takashi Kamihigashi (Professor, Kobe University, Japan).

2. Binh Nam Tran (Professor, The New South Wales University, Australia).

3. Hinh T. Dinh (Dr., World Bank, United States).

4. Yiannis Vailakis (Professor, Glasgow University, United Kingdom).

The meeting is now open to registration and calling for papers (see Workshop Program, Call for Paper and Registration pages for details)

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

The Call for Papers is currently open until 31 May 2014.  To submit papers and for any questions regarding the submission and publishing process, please email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Special Announcement

1. Vietnam Development Economic Conference (Tentative Agenda)

In addition the Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting 2014  (VEAM 2014) the World Bank together with University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) and Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN) organize the Vietnam Development Economic Conference 2014 (VDEC 2014) as a special addition to this year VEAM.


The Vietnam Development Economic Conference will be held on June 26th 2014, in coordination with the 7th annual Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM) at the same location. VDEC 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.


Mr. Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank will give the plenary presentation. Tentative list of researchers who will present at VDEC include John Rand (University of Copenhagen), Caine Rolleston/Zoe James (University of Oxford), Thea Nielsen (Universität Hohenheim), Loren Brandt (University of Toronto), Anh Tran (Indiana University)

The conference is an open conference and registration is free. We strongly encourage the Vietnamese economists who attend VEAM to attend VDEC.



2. VEAM's mini-course on Impact Evaluation in Development (Tentative Agenda)


The World Bank together with other VEAM host organizations plan to hold a mini-course on Impact Evaluation in Development (IE training). It is planned that following the Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting and the Vietnam Development  Economic conference, the course will take place on June 27th at the same location. The one-day course is aimed at researchers and practitioners. It will cover the role and methods used in a rigorous impact evaluation. It will provide participants with the necessary methodology and practical knowledge to meet a growing demand for rigorous evaluation of development programmes. Gabriel Demombynes (Senior Economist, World Bank) and Quy-Toan Do (Senior Economist, World Bank) will lead the course.


All participants of VEAM and/or VDEC are strongly encourage to attend the course for free. Participation for  Registered participants from other provinces apart from HCM City may receive free accommodation and air-ticket subject to budget availability and first-come-first-serve basis.


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