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 2024

Date: July 28-30, 2024

Venue: National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

No submission and registration fees

AsLEA Annual Conference submission deadline is extended to April 15.

Preliminary Conference Program is available through this link (Program). 

Please submit the manuscript or abstract of your article or a session proposal, with a short bio in PDF or Word, to by April 15, 2024. We will make early decisions on a rolling basis and inform applicants of the results no later than April 15. There are no submission or registration fees for the 2024 AsLEA Conference.

The conference’s theme is “The Era of AI and Sustainability: Opportunity and Challenge for Law and Economics.” The conference invites papers regarding the economic analysis of laws and institutions in any field of law.

The keynote speakers of the 2024 AsLEA Conference are Professor Adam Chilton (Howard G. Krane Professor of Law and the Walter Mander Research Scholar, University of Chicago Law School) and Professor Scott Baker (Vice Dean for Research and Faculty Development and William F. & Jessica L. Kirsch Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law).

Please visit the Asian Law and Economics Association website ( for updated information. If you have any questions, please e-mail Participants should take care of booking hotels and arranging travel by themselves. Neither AsLEA nor the local organizer is able to provide stipends or reimburse the expenses of participants. Suggested accommodations will be included in the acceptance letter.

Local Organizers

Chang-Ching Lin (Professor, Department of Economics, National Cheng Kung University; Vice President, AsLEA.

Wei-Cheng Chen (Assistant Research Fellow, Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica; Treasurer, AsLEA.

City Information With its rich history and cultural heritage, Tainan perfectly blends the beauty of modernity and tradition. Our conference aligns with Tainan’s 400th-anniversary celebration, featuring exhibitions and festivities showing the city’s historical evolution, celebration events, and community participation. Furthermore, CNN has recognized Tainan as a top destination in 2024 and as the culinary capital of Taiwan. Known for signature dishes such as beef soup and oyster omelets, along with natural wonders like scenic sunsets over salt farms, Tainan has captured the hearts of many. The vibrant mix of colorful old temples and modern museums also charms the city. As you attend the conference, we encourage you to explore the beauty of Tainan.