The Spanish Economic Association aims at promoting the dissemination of scientific knowledge in Economics, by organizing congresses, promoting publications and, in general, through any other means leading to that goal.
Its main activities are the organization of an annual congress, the Symposium of the Spanish Economic Association (SAEe), the publication of SERIEs-Journal of the Spanish Economic Association and the organization of the Market for Research Economists. It also has committees on the Situation of Women in Economics (COSME), on Teaching in Economics, and on the Dating of the Spanish Economy.
Its members are primarily academic economists, affiliated with universities and research centers in Spain and in the rest of the world. Anyone who shares its aims can become a member of the Association and there is a reduced fee for students.
The General Assembly of the members meets annually during the Symposium. The Spanish Economic Association is governed by a Council, whose members are elected annually by the Association members for a period of three years. At the same time the Second Vice-President is elected, who then becomes First Vice-President in the following year, then President, and lastly Past President. Daily management of the Association affairs is entrusted to the Executive Committee, formed by the President, the Vice-Presidents and the Past President, with the support of a Secretary-Treasurer.