The 3rd Asia Conference
on Business and Economic Studies

August 27 – August 28, 2021

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

University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City
279 Nguyen Tri Phuong, Ward 5, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Business and Economics are one of the most rapidly growing fields in research in Asia and in many other parts of the world. With the aim of providing opportunities for researchers to publicise and discuss their findings besides a number of policy implications for business and economic development. University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City and Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies, Vietnam, would like to invite all academics and practitioners to participate in the 3rd Asia Conference on Business and Economic Studies on August 27–August 28, 2021.

The 3rd Asia Conference on Business and Economic Studies (the 3rd ACBES) will be organised 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 will be organised on August 27–August 28, 2021 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam basing on the success of the 1st and 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.

At the Conference, active and lively discussions are expected among paper presenters and other participants. There will also be intriguing keynote speeches by renowned scholars as well as workshops for empirical/econometric methodologies and for psychological/experimental methodologies.

The Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies, the official journal of University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, published by Emerald, welcomes any submissions from conference papers for Regular Issue after the conference.


We welcome submissions on topics in any areas of Business and Economics, although we encourage submissions dealing with questions that originate from Asia or are relevant to Asia today. Submissions on traditional areas of Business and Economics as well as on new topics are welcome, and we will consider both theoretical and empirical research. We will consider any topics in or related to Business and Economics, including but not limited to the following:

  • Investment, Trade, and Globalisation
  • International Finance
  • Fiscal Policies and Public Finance
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Environmental Economics
  • Employment and Income
  • Human Resources Development
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Development of Economic Sectors and/or Industries
  • Business Administration
  • Business Development
  • Economic impacts of pandemic
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Regional Studies
  • Regional Policies
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Economics and Law
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Economics of Fintech
  • Monetary Economics
  • Institutional Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Insurance and Workplace
  • Sustainability
  • Ecological Economics

We also welcome topics related to other fields of Economics and Business

Keynote speakers

PROF. Bart Lambrecht

Judge Business School, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Director of the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)

former Editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance 

Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance

Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting

PROF. Carlos Alós-Ferrer

NOMIS Professor for Decision and Neuroeconomic Theory at the University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Editor in chief of the Journal of Economic Psychology (ABDC:A)

PROF. Les Oxley

University of Waikato (New Zealand)

Co-Director of Responsible and Sustainable Management Unit – New Zealand Institute for Business Research

Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Economic Surveys

PROF. Ilan Alon

University of Agder (Norway)

Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Emerging Markets

Research Awards

UEH Research Award – US$200 will be awarded for the best paper (Sponsored by University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam).

Lincoln University Research Awards – US$100 will be awarded for the best paper in sustainable finance and US$100 will be awarded for the best paper in fintech (Sponsored by Lincoln University (New Zealand)

Important dates

July 15, 2021: Submission deadline for papers

July 30, 2021: Notification of Acceptance

August 10, 2021: The registration deadline for accepted authors

August 26, 2021: Special training workshop

August 27 – August 28, 2021: Conference Day

Guideline for Contributors

  • All submissions are made through the submitting system of JABES, please choose the Article Type as: The 3rd ACBES when generating your submissions.
  • An abstract without a draft paper may be considered (although priority will be given to submissions with a draft paper).
  • Include on the first page of your submission the following information: paper title, authors’ names and affiliations, and contact information including e-mail address for the corresponding author. You must add all co-authors and make sure the order of all co-authors when generating your submissions.
  • Title and Author information of Submitted abstracts and/or draft papers will be posted on the Conference website and will be circulated on site.
  • Submissions should be sent in MS Word format.

For more detail, please see at: Guide for Authors


The registration fee includes one luncheon, three tea and coffee breaks, a gala dinner, a welcome reception gathering, attending all sessions and keynote speeches, Handbook with detail program and all abstracts of accepted papers with ISBN number, a certificate of presentation, name badge and a conference bag. To organise such a scale of international conference, the registration fee is used to cover all conference operation costs while maintaining quality service to all participants.

Due to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, ACBES offers a fee waiver to all participants. Also, For each paper/abstract, at least one author must make registration affer accepted for presentation.


Regular Author Registration Fee

US$ 75 Free

Student Author Registration Fee

US$ 50 Free

Observers Registration Fee

US$ 50 Free

Conference Organizers

Organizing Council

Nguyen Trong Hoai

Chairman of the Conference

Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Contact Information

Inquiries regarding the Conference should be sent to the following e-mail address:

Further information on the Conference will be posted on the website:

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