2021 Asian Meeting

Jun 25 - 27, 2021

Miri, Malaysia

The 2021 Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society will be held on June 25-27, 2021 at Curtin University Malaysia, Miri, Malaysia, the very first time that the AMES is held in Malaysia.

2021 Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society
June 25-27, 2021
Curtin University Malaysia
Miri, Malaysia


The program will consist of contributed and invited papers, as well as plenary/keynote lectures including the Presidential Address, Sargan Lectures, and Chow Lecture.


The program committee is now soliciting submissions. Papers can be on any applied or theoretical topics in the broad fields of economics and econometrics. Each person may submit and present only one paper, while may be the co-author of multiple papers. At least one co-author should be a member of the society, which can be joined or renewed at https://www.econometricsociety.org/user.

Prospective contributors are invited to submit papers by February 15, 2021 through Conference Maker at https://editorialexpress.com/conference/AMES2021.

Important Dates

Submission Period: Nov 16, 2020 – Feb 15, 2021
Decision Notification Deadline: Mar 15, 2021 
Registration Period: Mar 16, 2021 – Apr 30, 2021
(Early Bird Registration Period: Mar 16, 2021 – Mar 31, 2021)
Preliminary Program Announcement: May 10, 2021

Financial Aid

A limited amount of financial support fund is available for students and young scholars whose papers are accepted to present on the conference. The allocation of the fund will be on a competitive basis and applications will be evaluated by a review committee. The grants will help cover travel expenses and registration fees. Further and updated details can be found on the conference website at https://ames.curtin.edu.my.

Contingency Plan

Depending on the evolution of the situation, alternative options of a virtual conference and a hybrid conference are under considering as well. Should this become a necessity, it will be announced in due time and adjustments will be made accordingly, including the registration.


For any enquiries, please feel free to contact the local organizing committee at [email protected].

Advisory Committee

Program Committee

Local Organizing Committee

  • Shamsul Kamariah Abdullah (Coordinator), Curtin University Malaysia
  • Chai Lee Goi (Co-Chair), Curtin University Malaysia
  • Siti Kasmah Mohd. Kassim (Secretary), Curtin University Malaysia
  • Wendy Li Ling Law (Treasury), Curtin University Malaysia
  • Tanusree Chakravarty Mukherjee (Coordinator), Curtin University Malaysia
  • Abey P Philip (Coordinator), Curtin University Malaysia
  • Fidella Tiew (Liaison Officer), Curtin University Malaysia
  • Changyong Zhang, Curtin University Malaysia

Hosting City

Situated in the middle of the west coast of the third largest island in the world, Miri is called Sarawak’s resort city and is the gateway to five national parks, including one UNESCO world heritage site. With daily (frequent) flights to regional and international hubs including Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore, the city, along with the other parts of the island, is well connected to the rest of the world. 

More information, including important dates and keynote lectures, will be posted as the information becomes available. Please periodically visit https://ames.curtin.edu.my for updates.