Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions regarding the event.


The AASLE 2022 Conference will be hosted by The University of Tokyo, Japan on December 8-10, 2022. At this point, we are intending to host an in person event but will adjust according to global COVID-19 guidelines. We will notify participants immediately upon any changes that might occur.


The three-day conference will include parallel sessions, panels and talks by keynote and invited speakers:

Keynote Speakers 

Barbara Petrongolo (University of Oxford)

Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich)

Invited Speakers

Chao Fu (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Attila Lindner (University College London)

Katrine Vellesen Løken (Norwegian School of Economics)

Albert Francis Park (Asian Development Bank)

Registration is now open!


To attend the conference you need to be an AASLE member. To get your membership go here.


Once an AASLE member you can register by clicking the button below. The last day for registration is 31st October 2022. We also have a special price for early-bird registration, which will be closed on 25th September 2022.

Presentations will be scheduled from Thursday 8th December until 10th December 2022. Guidelines for presentations will be posted here closer to the conference dates.


If you are presenting, please make sure you use the same email address you used for your paper submission. Do note that in order to have your presentation scheduled in the programme, your payment must be received by the 25th September 2022.

If you are attending in person, please be reminded to plan for your own travel arrangements including allowing sufficient time to apply for a travel visa if required. You are also advised to book your accommodation early as December is a busy travel month in Tokyo. Tokyo has numerous accommodation options. Please find our recommendations here



Under the latest border measure, a visa is required to enter Japan for some countries or regions only. Please check the list of countries and regions for visa exemption and the required documents for visa application at the links below. If you are planning to participate in person and need a visa, we are more than happy to help prepare the necessary documents.


If you need visa support, please find the link to the visa support form in your registration confirmation email.

(Note: The ERFS certificate required before is no longer needed for entries after October 11.)


18 April 2022
Paper Submission Opens
17 July 2022
Deadline for Paper Submission
4 September 2022
Notification to Authors
25 September 2022
Early Regitration Closes
23 October 2022
Draft Programme Released
31 October 2022
Late Registration Closes
8-10 December 2022


  • Jungmin Lee (Seoul National University)

  • Maria Lambrianidou (AASLE)

  • Stacey Chen (UTokyo) 

  • Drew Griffen (UTokyo)

  • Daiji Kawaguchi (UTokyo) 

  • Keisuke Kawata (UTokyo) 

  • Ayako Kondo (UTokyo) 

  • Suk Joon Son (UTokyo) 

  • Ryuichi Tanaka (UTokyo) 

  • Shintaro Yamaguchi (UTokyo) 

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