Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP) is an affiliate of Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) dedicated to Vietnam’s sustainable division and prosperity through expert analysis and policy recommendations.
Founded in 1983, IWEP has been well-known as one of the oldest high-ranking think-tank in Vietnam devoted to the study of international economic and political issues such as trade and investment, finance and banking, world’s economies, international peace and security, international relations, governance and non-traditional security.
We are proud to be ranked 18th in the Top 100 Think Tanks in South and Southeast Asia and the Pacific, and 23rd among 2019 Best Government-Affiliated Think Tanks based on Global Go To Think Tank Index 2019.
IWEP is formed on the basis of four core values:
Our mission is to provide independent, high-quality research, capacity building and policy advisory through evidence-based and objective studies together with global lessons of experience.