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. SASE organizes a main annual meeting, apart from other regional ones, local academic events, and as well, publishes a journal, —The Socio-Economic Review (SER).

 In 2013, the first Ibero-American meeting on Socioeconomics was held at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. The second was held in 2015, and took place in Porto Alegre, at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and the third in 2018 in Cartagena, Colombia. In the year 2019, the fourth Ibero-American meeting on Socioeconomics will be held in Heredia, Costa Rica. On this occasion, the organization of the meeting will be led by the School of Economics from the Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica.




• Dr. Álvaro Martín Parada Gomez (UNA-Costa Rica)
• Dr. André Moreira Cunha (UFRGS–Brasil)
• Dr. Andrés Escobar (U de Cartagena–Colombia)
• Dr. Andrew Schrank, (Bronw University-EEUU)
• Dr. Antonio Martin Artiles (UAB-España)
• Dr. Carlos del Cairo Silva (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana –Colombia)
• Dr. Carlos Ochando (UV-España)
• Dr. Ciro Murayama (INE-México)
• Dr. Daniel Toro (UTB-Colombia)
• Dr. Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, (Oxford U.-UK)
• Dr. Diego Silva Ardila (UIS – Colombia)
• Dr. Fernando González Laxe (UDC-España)
• Dr. Frederico Rocha (UFRJ-Brasil)
• Dr. Gerardo Fujii (UNAM-México)
• Dr. Gueibi Peres Souza (UFSC - Brasil)
• Dr. Hoover Ríos Suta (UNMSM-Perú)
• Dr. Isabel Novo Corti (UDC-España)
• Dr. Jorge Carrera (UNLP-Argentina)
• Dr. Jorge Iván González (Universidad Externado-Colombia)
• Dr. Jorge Mario Martínez Piva (Cepal)
• Dr. Jorge Quintero (Uninorte-Colombia)
• Dr. Juan Carlos Moreno Brid (UNAM-México)
• Dr. Julimar da Silva Bichara (UAM-España)
• Dr. Leonardo Lomeli (UNAM-México)
• Dr. Luis Enrique Alonso, (UAM-España)
• Dra. Maria Adelaida Farah (PUJ–Colombia)
• Dra. Maria Cristina Cacciamali, (USP-Brasil)
• MSc. Maria Leonela Artavia Jiménez (UNA-Costa Rica)
• Dr. Michael Piore, (MIT - EEUU)
• Dr. Miguel Atienza (UCN-Chile)
• Dr. Olman Villareal Guzmán (UCR–Costa Rica)
• Dr. Pedro Fonseca (UFRGS-Brasil)
• Dr. Rafael Agacino (Universidad de Chile)
• Dr. Rafael Arias Ramírez (UNA-Costa Rica)
• Dr. Rolando Cordera, (UNAM-México)
• Dr. Santos M. Ruesga (UAM, Comité Ejecutivo SASE)
• Dra. Tania Jiménez Castilla (UTB-Colombia)
• Dra Shirley Benavides Vindas (UNA-Costa Rica)
• Dr. Victor Cantillo (Uninorte–Colombia



• Álvaro Parada Gómez (UNA-CR)
• Carlos Armas Morales (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos-Perú)
• Catherine L. González Castillo (UTB – CO)
• Fernando Herrero Acosta (UNA-CR)
• Isabel Novo Corti, (UdC, España)
• Julimar da Silva Bichara (UAM-España)
• Laura Pérez Ortiz (UAM-España)
• Leonela Artavia Jiménez (UNA-CR)
• Mónica Arley Valverde (UNA-CR)
• Rafael Arias Ramírez (UNA-CR)
• Santos M. Ruesga (UAM-España)
• Shirley Benavides Vindas (UNA-CR)
• Tania Jiménez Castilla (UTB-Colombia)
• Yenén Mejías San Lee (UNA-CR)






WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20, 2019

*From 8:30 to 17:00 REGISTRATION
*From 8:30 to 9:00
OPENING OF THE IV RISE: Most excellent Mr. President of UNA, President of SASE, Dean of the Social Sciences Faculty, UNA and Director of Economics School, UNA
*From 9:00 to 10:00
Keynote speech: Dr. Rebeca Grynspan, General Secretary of the Ibero-American Summits
*From 10:00 to 10:30 COFFEE AND SNACKS
*From 10:30 to 12:00
Breakout sessions (1)
*12:00 to 13:30 FREE LUNCH
*From 13:30 to 15:00
Breakout sessions (2)
*From 15:00 to 16:30
DEBATE PANEL 1: "Infrastructure for Development: Port Systems"; Moderators Ennio R. Céspedes and Fernando G. Laxe
*From 15:00 to 16:30
Breakout sessions (3)
THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2019
*From 8:00 to 8:30 REGISTRATION
*From 8:30 to 9:30
Keynote speech: Dr. Akos Rona-Tas, University of San Diego, President of SASE.
*From 9:30 to 10:00 Cultural Presentation
*From 10:00 to 11:00
Conference Dr. Enrique Dussel, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
*11:00 to 11:30   COFFEE AND SNACKS

*From 11:30 to 13:00

Breakout sessions (4)

Breakout sessions (5)

*From 13:30 to 14:30 FREE LUNCH

*From 14:30 to 16:00
DISCUSSION PANEL 2. "Evaluation Systems of Indexed Journals", Moderators: Isabel Novo and Roxana Morales
*From 14:30 to 16:00
Breakout sessions (6)
*From 16:00 to 17:30
Breakout sessions (7)
FRIDAY, NOV. 22, 2019
From 8:00 to 8:30 REGISTRATION
From 8:30 to 10:00
Breakout sessions (8)
From 10:00 to 10:30 COFFEE AND SNACKS
From 10:30 to 12:00
DEBATE PANEL 3. "Evaluation of institutions and professors in the academic world", Moderators, Santos M. Ruesga and Rafael Arias
From 10:30 to 12:00
Breakout sessions (9)
From 12:00 to 13:00
Magisterial Conference: Dr. Santos M. Ruesga, Autonomous University of Madrid.
At 13.00
CLOSURE OF THE IV RISE: Director of the ESUNA, Julimar da Silva, Member C.E. SASE
13:00 - 14:00 Closing Lunch



Important Dates






Submission of Presentation Summary:

  1. You only need to send a summary of the paper. For the postulation and participation in the panel or the presentation in the IV RISE SASE, it is not necessary to send the complete article.
  2. Panels: you must include a global summary for the panel and summaries for each of the 3-4 communications that make up the panel. The same criteria that are requested for summaries of individual communications are required for the panel.
  3. The Scientific Committee will define the accepted papers and communicate the speakers, then will publish the abstracts on the website.
  4. The deadline for the presentation of abstracts will be august 31, 2019  (extended to september 15)
  5. Each researcher can submit a maximum of two papers.
  6.     The summary must contain at least these elements:
        Objective (s)
        Names, email and academic credits of all authors
  7. It must have an extension of up to 500 words maximum.
  8. Abstracts will be accepted in Spanish, Portuguese and English, official languages of the event.
  9. Indicate the theme to which it is postulated from 1 to 12 .
  10. Complete the registration form from the following link:

If you submit an individual paper, please complete the following form (you can only register a maximum of two papers).

If you want to participate in panels you must include a global summary for the panel and summaries for each of the 3 (minimum) or 4 (maximum) communications that make up the panel.

If you wish to participate in the congress without presenting a paper, you must register by completing this form.




Registration fee

Early Bird (Discounted advance payment before 11/15/2019) Regular Rate (after 11/15/2019)
SASE Members (meeting fee):


Non-members (SASE membership + meeting fee)
Student non-members (SASE membership + meeting fee)


Academic and Student from the UNA School of Economics  Free  Free






The 4th SASE-RISE offers the opportunity of publish the best works presented in peer-reviewed journals. Authors interested in publication should send their full paper before 31 December 2019 and must comply with the guidelines for evaluation and publication of each journal. The requirements to participate in the call for papers in journal in the 4th SASE-RISE are:

a.       Submit your abstract for the conference by the deadline.

b.       The author must be registered for the conference and all co-authors of the document must be SASE members.

c.       The paper must have been presented at the conference.

d.       Send the full paper prior to December 31, 2019 to the 4th SASE-RISE address

Escuela de Economía, Universidad Nacional, Campus Omar Dengo. Heredia, Costa Rica.
+506 2562-4142 +506 2562-6187
+506 88193476
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