The World Association for Political Economy (WAPE), registered in Paris, is an international academic political economy organization founded by Marxist economists and related groups around the world. The mission of WAPE is to utilize modern Marxist economics to analyze and study the world economy, reveal its laws of development, and offer policies to promote economic and social progress on the national and global levels. The World Review of Political Economy (WRPE) , the journal of WAPE, is a quarterly, peer-reviewed title published with Pluto Journals since 2010.

As an international academic political economy organisation the World Association of Political Economy runs forums. The last fourteen WAPE forums were successively held in Shanghai (China), Shimane (Japan), Beijing (China), Paris (France), Suzhou (China), Amherst (USA), Mexico City (Mexico), Florianopolis (Brazil) and Hanoi (Vietnam), Johannesburg (South Africa), Patiala (India), Moscow (Russia), Berlin (Germany) and Winnipeg (Canada) annually between 2006 and 2019. Participants in past WAPE forums have come from over 50 countries across Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America.

AN INVITATION TO THE FIFTEENTH FORUM OF THE WORLD ASSOCIATION FOR POLITICAL ECONOMY RETHINKING ECONOMIC ANALYSIS: PERSPECTIVE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY

The 15th WAPE Forum will be held on 18-19 December 2021, at Shanghai International Studies University, China. International participants will attend online due to COVID epidemic. This forum will be co-organized by World Association for Political Economy, Greek Association of Political Economy, and Shanghai International Studies University. To join the forum, please register here at https://www.bagevent.com/event/7913235.

This conference aims to juxtapose Political Economy and Economics and contrast their positions on the various fields and areas of economic analysis. Within its broad theme, WAPE 2021 invites all contributions that enrich the perspective of Political Economy and expand the ground for further discussion. Within the official invitation you can read indicatively but not exclusively, proposed issues that papers can touch upon.

HOW TO REGISTER? Submit your paper abstract (within 500 words) and full curriculum vitae in English at https://www.bagevent.com/event/7913235   by 30 November 2021. Confirmation of acceptance will be sent out by 5 December 2021. Full papers must be submitted by 10 December 2021.

Both individual papers and complete panels on the main theme and proposed topics are welcome. Papers on any topic related to political economy are also welcome. There is also the option to apply to attend the forum without a paper.

To register for the 15th WAPE Forum, you are recommended to become a WAPE member first.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF JOINING WAPE? WAPE has decided to develop itself as a membership organization in order to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, new thought and research across the divide of languages and geography, and offer its members access to certain benefits.

Previous World Association for Political Economy (WAPE) Conference, Closing Plenary Speeches

The 14th annual conference of the World Association for Political Economy (WAPE) was hosted by the Geopolitical Economy Research Group in Winnipeg in July 2019. These are the closing plenary speeches

Marxian Economics Award

World Association of Political Economy (WAPE) was established  in 2011. As an international academic political economy organisation WAPE’s aim is to promote the prosperity and development of the research of Marxist economics around the world by granting the award to economists of different countries in the world who have made important innovations in the research of theories, methodology and application of Marxian economics.

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The Annual Wape Forum

The last fourteen WAPE forums were successively held in Shanghai (China), Shimane (Japan), Beijing (China), Paris (France), Suzhou (China), Amherst (USA), Mexico City (Mexico), Florianopolis (Brazil) and Hanoi (Vietnam), Johannesburg (South Africa), Patiala (India), Moscow (Russia), Berlin (Germany) and Winnipeg (Canada) annually between 2006 and 2019. Participants in past WAPE forums have come from over 50 countries across Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America.

The last fourteen WAPE forums were successively held in Shanghai (China), Shimane (Japan), Beijing (China), Paris (France), Suzhou (China), Amherst (USA), Mexico City (Mexico), Florianopolis (Brazil) and Hanoi (Vietnam), Johannesburg (South Africa), Patiala (India), Moscow (Russia), Berlin (Germany) and Winnipeg (Canada) annually between 2006 and 2019. Participants in past WAPE forums have come from over 50 countries across Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America.

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