The Middle East Economic Association (MEEA) is a private, non-profit, non-political organization of scholars interested in the study of the economies and economics of the Middle East. The geographical term "Middle East" is used in its widest usage. Its objectives shall be:
- promotion of high standard scholarship,
- facilitation of communication among scholars through meetings and publications, and
- promotion of cooperation among persons and organizations committed to the objectives of MEEA.
➤ Upcoming Conferences
16th MEEA International Conference
92nd WEAI Annual Conference
San Diego, CA
38th MEEA Annual Meeting
Jan. 4-7, 2018
➤ Other Conferences
ERF 24th Annual Conference
March 2-4, 2018
Deadline for submission of Proposals: June 4, 2017
Call for proposals
MEEA organizes two conferences annually and actively participates in WEAI annual meeting. See conferences for more information.
Every year, MEEA offers three sets of awards: Ibn Khaldun Prize for the best paper(s) presented in one of MEEA conferences, Travel Grants offered to a promising young scholar to attend the MEEA Annual Meetings, and AEA Continuing Education Grant. For more information, see awards.
Middle East Economic Association Newsletter covers the past and future activities of the organization in detail. You can find them here.
Officers and Board of Directors
The president, the executive secretary, and the treasurer are the officers of the organization. You can see their profiles here.The board of directors shall consist of nine voting members: the three officers and the six members. Past presidents can serve in the board as non-voting ex-officio members.The current members of board of directors are listed here.