About SASE

Founded in 1989, the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) is an international, inter-disciplinary organization with members in over 50 countries on five continents. The academic disciplines represented in SASE include economics, sociology, political science, management, psychology, law, history, and philosophy. The membership of SASE also includes business people and policy makers in government and international organizations.

Consult the SASE meetings archive to view past conference themes and locations.

SASE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization organized under US law domiciled in Washington, DC.


To advance the understanding of economic behavior across a broad range of academic disciplines.

To support the intellectual exploration of economic behavior and its policy implications within the context of societal, institutional, historical, philosophical, psychological, and ethical factors.

To balance inductive and deductive approaches to the study of economic behavior at both micro and macro levels of analysis.