New President

Professor Yun-chien Chang of Cornell Law School serves as AsLEA’s president in 2023–2024.

Asian Law and Economics Association Annual Conference 2023

The 2023 AsLEA Annual Meeting will be held on August 8–9, 2023 at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

Topic: Rationality, Norms, and the Law
Date: August 8-9, 2023
Venue: Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
No submission and registration fees

The Academia Sinica will host the 19th Asian Law and Economics Association (AsLEA) Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held face-to-face on August 8-9, 2023, at the Academia Sinica Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Taipei, Taiwan.

The conference’s central theme is “Rationality, Norms, and the Law.” The conference invites papers regarding the economic analysis of laws and institutions or the relationship between rationality and norms in the legal system.

Professor Kaushik Basu (Department of Economics and SC Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University) and Professor Todd Zywicki (Antonin Scalia School of Law, George Mason University) are the keynote speakers of the 2023 AsLEA Conference.

Please submit the manuscripts or abstracts of your article or a session proposal, with a short bio in PDF or Word to by May 31, 2023. We will make early decisions on a rolling basis and inform applicants of the results as soon as possible. There are no submission or registration fees for the 2023 AsLEA Conference. For hotel information, see here.

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to or contact the local organizer. Note that Participants should take care of booking hotels and arranging travels by themselves. Neither AsLEA nor the local organizer is able to provide stipends or reimburse expenses of participants.

Local Organizer

Tze-Shiou Chien (Deputy Director & Research Professor, Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica; Vice President, AsLEA.