2018 the Twelfth Biennial ACFEA Conference, Fuzhou, China

The 12th Biennial Conference of Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association (ACFEA)


School of Economics and Management at Fuzhou University

 2 Xue Yuan Road, University Town, Fuzhou, Fujian 350108,P. R. CHINA


July 11-14, 2018



Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association

School of Economics and Management at Fuzhou University





The central topic of the conference is (but NOT limited) to improve the well-being of consumers and families. We would like to broadly invite researchers to submit original micro- and macro-level studies to this conference. Professionals in (but NOT limited to) the following fields are welcome to submit papers, poster proposals, and panel proposals addressing empirical, theoretical, methodological, pedagogical, and policy issues as they apply in any countries’ context (NOT limited to Asian countries/ regions).


Family Economics


Consumer Economics

Labor Economics

Financial Economics/ Microfinance

International Economics


Real Estate Market

Public Economics

Regional Studies

Health Economics

Institutional Economics

Demography/ Population Economics

Gender Economics

Political Science


Social Security


Sociology/Social Work

Home Economics


We also welcome you to organize panels for special issue of Economic Modelling Special Issue, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, and Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, respectively, if articles are not really closed to the consumer and family economics but related to the main themes of three special issues as mentioned below.

Although English is the only language for your presentations in this conference, Chinese papers are also acceptable this time for encouraging more Chinese scholars who are more comfortable in speaking Chinese to attend this conference.Therefore, if you want to present papers in Chinese or to propose Chinese panels, please put a note on your submissions and proposals. However, only papers written in English can be submitted to the following three special issues. 




All papers presented in the conference will be published in the proceedings; in addition, articles presented in the 12th Biennial Conference of ACFEA are most favorable for special issues of the following three excellent journals: 


To submit a paper or inquiries, please contact the conference secretary Mr. Kenny Chang at: asiancfea@gmail.com. 



1. Dr. Sushanta MALLICK

Professor of International Finance at the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London, UK. He is also currently Co-editor-in-Chief of Elsevier Journal: Economic Modelling (indexed in SSCI, IF:1.481).

Topic: Does social identity matter in individual alienation? Household-level evidence in post-reform India

2. Dr. Jack W. HOU

Professor of Economics at California State University, Long Beach, USA and specialized Co-editor of Contemporary Economic Policy (indexed in SSCI, IF: 0.887).

Topic: Does Father’s Income Matter? Causal Mechanisms in Intergenerational Transmission of Income in China