Middle East Economic Association (MEEA) was founded in 1978. It has been the cornerstone of scholarship on the region since its inception.
MEEA organizes two conferences annually: 1) the Annual Meetings that are held with ASSA Annual Meeting and 2) the International Conference which is usually held in a country in or close to the Middle East and North Africa region. The first Annual Meeting was held in 1980 and the first International Conference was organized in 2001. MEEA also actively participates in Western Economic Association International Annual Meeting. For more information, see conferences.
MEEA has three officers: the president, the executive secretary and the treasurer. It also has a board consisting of six members. For more information on the roles and responsibilities of officers and board members, as well as their election process, see the bylaws.
Serdar Sayan, 2010-2012
Hadi Salehi Esfahani, 2007-2009
Jeffrey B. Nugent, 2004-2006
Mine Cinar, 1999-2003
Fatemah Moghadam, 1997-1998
Sohrab Behdad, 1995-1996
Abbas Alnasrawi, 1990-1994 (In Memoriam)
Manoucher Parvin, 1986-1989
Stanislaw Wellisz, 1984-1985
Charles Issawi, 1978-1983
You can find more information about the structure and processes of the organization as well as the roles and responsibilities of the officers and the board of directors in the bylaws.
Board of Directors
Tlemcen University, Algeria
Drexel University, USA
University of Nice, France
The Monaco Scientific Center, Monaco