The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) in collaboration with Sebelas Maret University invite scholars, practitioners, and students to submit papers to be presented in the 14th IRSA International Conference. The theme of the conference is Strengthening Regional and Local Economy, and it will be held in Surakarta – also known as Solo, Central Java on 23-24 July 2018.
Potential topics to be discussed in the conference include, but not limited to:
Local business (including MSMEs) development and competitiveness,
Improving the effectiveness of regional growth centres,
Local government innovation, governance and business climate,
Green growth framework for local development,
Regional standard minimum services across Indonesia,
Local infrastructure, basic utilities and city management,
The role of village funds in developing physical and social infrastructure to enhance rural and periphery economy,
Local government budget and its impact on economy growth, human capital development, poverty alleviation and inequality,
Income inequalities and regional disparities,
Decentralization and sustainability,
Trade and regional development,
Macro and financial policies and local development.
The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) in collaboration with Sebelas Maret University will conduct in the 14th IRSA International Conference. The theme of the conference is Strengthening Regional and Local Economies, and it will be held in Surakarta (also known as Solo), Central Java on 23-24 July 2018. All are welcome to participate.
Devanto S. Pratomo, Dias Satria, Budy P. Resosudarmo, D.S. Priyarsono and Hefrizal Handra
Brawijaya University Press (UB-Press)
IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 15
IDR 100,000 (USD 10)
This book discusses demographic changes and regional development in Indonesia. The first part consists of chapters discussing the demographic dividend period, characterized by a decrease in the Indonesian dependency ratio, thus posing less of achallenge to both the Indonesian economy and regional development. Chapters in the second part of the book focus on migration, urbanization, and inter-connectivity, as the movement of people is an important issue governing regional demographic and labour market balances. Chapters related to education and health issues as the driver of human capital investment make up the third part of this book. Finally, the last part discusses classical regional inequality issues that willremain a challenge for Indonesia for several decades to come.
Call for Papers Maritime Infrastructure and Regional Development
The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) in collaboration with Sam Ratulangi University invites scholars, practitioners and graduate students to submit papers to be presented in the 6th IRSA International Institute. The theme of the conference is Maritime Infrastructure and Regional Development, and it will be held in Manado, North Sulawesi on 17-18 July 2017.
Potential topics to be discussed in this conference include, but are not limited to:
Eastern Indonesia Regional Development
Infrastructure Development and Financing Infrastructure Development
Logistic and Transportation
National and Regional Competitiveness
Public Private Partnership
Village Fund for Infrastructure
Political Economy and Governance of Regional Development
Regional/International Trade, Public Finance, Investment and Inflation
Other Topics Related to Regional Science or Regional Developmen
Extended paper abstract of about 250-500 words should be submitted online via http://manado2017.irsa-indonesia.org/abstract-submission by 14 April 2017. Abstract should consist of background, data and methodology, potential contribution to knowledge, and keywords. Abstracts must be submitted in English, as also the full paper.
Paper sessions are seminar-style for each paper and ample time for discussion and for participants to provide constructive feedback to authors. Paper presentations will be in English.
Important dates for conference:
□ Abstract submission open
□ Abstract submission due
□ Early bird registration open
□ Abstract acceptance notification:
□ Early bird registration due
□ Full Paper submission due
□ Paper presenter registration due
□ Non presenter registration due
□ Conference date
: Dec 30, 2016
: April 14, 2017
: May 1, 2017
: May 19, 2017
: June 2, 2017
: June 23, 2017
: June 25, 2017
: July 5, 2017
: July 17-18, 2017