Asia Conference on Business and Economic Studies

Business and Economics are always the most rapidly growing fields in research in many other parts of the world, especially in Asia. The 3rd Asia Conference on Business and Economic Studies (the 3rd ACBES) will be organized by Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies associated with Lincoln University (New Zealand), sponsored by University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), as well as co-partner with Taylor’s University (Malaysia), Emerging Markets Society (United States) and Centre for Industrial Revolution and Innovation (CIRI). The 3rd ACBES are projected to organize on August 27 – August 28, 2021 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam basing on the success of the 1st and the 2nd Asia Conference on Business and Economics Studies (the 1st ACBES in 2018 and the 2nd ACBES in 2019) with over 300 international participants in 2018 and 2019. 

Asia Conference on Business and Economic Studies aims at providing and expanding the fields and opportunities for researchers from Asia and the world.

As the pandemic, The 3rd ACBES is going to be organized online for foreign researchers under Hybrid Form.





We welcome Universities, Institutions, and Organisations to support this conference as Co-Organisers and Sponsors.

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University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) is a multi-disciplinary university, which is found in 1976, with various levels and modes of education, from bachelors to PhDs. UEH’s teaching staff all have been trained from high reputation institutes all over the world. Annually, there is a large enrolment number of students that makes UEH become one of the largest Vietnamese universities in the field economics and business administration.

The UEH’s primary objective is providing policy makers, administrators and experts in economics and business administration. In addition, UEH is also a centre for scientific research which focuses on economic discovery, analysis and consulting in the process of development of Vietnam as well as contribution to economic theories. Cooperation with domestic and foreign universities is always highly concerned so that UEH could gradually integrate into the international academic and scientific network, meeting nationally economic development demands.

Up to now, UEH is one of 14 key universities of Vietnam. Since 1976, UEH has trained about tens of thousands of qualified and prestigious officers, economists, administrators from undergraduate to post-graduate levels. With excellent achievements during more than 35 years of establishment and development, UEH has been awarded many honour medals as well as the noble title “Labour Hero in the Renovation Period” from the State and the Government. Especially, UEH is one of 4 state owned universities to be given greater autonomy by the Vietnamese Government in 2014 and is a member of the Best 1,000 Business Schools in the world.


Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies (JABES) is an international peer-reviewed semi-annual journal addressing development of business and economics.

Historically, JABES was named as Journal of Economic Development (JED) from 1994 to 2017 and was published by University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City as a monthly issue for Vietnamese version (from 1994) and a quarterly issue for English version (from July 2012) with assigned code ISSN 1859-1116. From 1st January, 2018, JED’s name was changed to JABES with monthly issue for Vietnamese version and semi-annual issue for English version. More importantly, JABES’s English version has been published on Emerald system from 2018.

JABES seeks to explore ways of improving the sustainability of business and economics by examining potential solutions to business and economic issues under both theoretical and empirical aspects with the recognition of ‘sustainable development’ as a process of change involving nations, economies, political alliances, institutions, groups, firms, and individuals into long-term benefits. JABES welcomes papers covering global, regional, national, or even local topics of business and economic development that are of wider policy significance, and of interest to international agencies, governments, public and private sector entities, local communities, non-governmental organisations, and businesses. Policy prescriptions are required to be supported by rigorous analysis and appraisal.