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The Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) is being founded to promote research and cooperation in Labour and Applied Economics across Asia and Australasia. The inaugural conference of the AASLE aims to bring together researchers from around the world and will be hosted the Australian National University Research School of Economics in Canberra, Australia, from 7-9 December 2017. The Executive Board invites submissions on any topics related to Labour and Applied Economics.

To download the poster for the call for papers please click here.

Latest news: Details and program to be announced in September.

Key Dates

20 April 2017 Call for Papers Opens
30 June 2017 Call for Papers Closes
20 July 2017 Notification to Authors
20 August 2017 Early Registration Closes
15 September 2017 Draft Programme Released
6 October 2017 Late Registration Closes
7-9 December 2017 Conference

Organising Committee

Christian Dustmann, University College London
Bob Gregory, Australian National University
Xin Meng, Australian National University
John Tang, Australian National University
Matthew Gray, Australian National University

Australian National University


CReAM Centre for Research & Analysis of Migration


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