The Centre aims to become a leading research centre in disseminating knowledge by research and consultancy, as well as collaboration with other research institutions. 

The Centre aims to inculcate among the faculty and the academic community a culture of commitment to effective dissemination of knowledge and vigorous scholastic research activities with high international standard publication. The Centre works towards its mission through doing research in multi-disciplinary areas, i.e., economics and finance, and carrying out  applied research and consultancy works by members. 

  • To coordinate, encourage and enhance academic research, teaching and consultancy among members.
  • To maintain good contact and collaborative links with local and overseas universities and public institutions.
  • To provide information to members on research grants and conferences in the areas of economics.
  • To promote and encourage research and development activities at individual and collaborative levels among faculty staff.