Call for Papers



The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) in collaboration with Hasanuddin University invites scholars, practitioners and graduate students to submit papers to be presented in the 12th Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) Conference in Makassar, South Sulawesi, on June 2-3, 2014 and theme of the conference is Political Economy of Regional Development in Indonesia

Potential topics to be discussed in this conference include, but are not limited to: 

Extended paper abstract of about 300-500 words should be submitted online via IRSA 2014 conference website. Abstract should consist of background, data and methodology, and potential contribution to knowledge. Please provide keywords and JEL number. Abstract should be in English, as also the full paper.

The deadline for abstract submission is 28 February 2014 (new deadline)Those whose abstracts accepted should submit their full papers by 15 April 2014 and register to attend the conference by 20 April 2014 in order for their paper to be included in the final program.

The conference will have four prominent scholars and experienced practitioners as keynote speakers. Among others are Prof. Armida Alisjahbana (Padjadjaran University / Minister of National Development Planning), Prof. Iwan Jaya Azis (Cornell University / Asian Development Bank), Prof. Anne Booth (SOAS, University of London), and Prof. Ari Kuncoro (University of Indonesia). Paper sessions are seminar-style with a discussant for each paper and time for discussion and for participants to provide constructive feedback to authors. Paper presentations will be in English.