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Welcome to the 14th Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) International Conference. This annual conference will be held on 23-24 July 2018 in Surakarta, Central Java, and is hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Business, Sebelas Maret University in collaboration with IRSA. Sebelas Maret University is an Indonesian public university that plays an important role in promoting research and education in Indonesia. The theme of this year’s IRSA conference is Strengthening Regional and Local Economies. The Conference This conference is IRSA’s main annual event that promotes the advancement of research across the country. The conference will facilitate open discussions and debates, transfer of knowledge, strategies for policy formulation, and networking amongst scholars and policymakers. Each year since its establishment, the IRSA annual conference has been attended by a large number of academics and policymakers from numerous Indonesian institutions. IRSA has also created a large network of academics and policymakers who are concerned with issues of regional development. This network has now reached a critical mass that can play a major role not only in the academic arena through research and publications but also contribute to the evidence-based regional development policies nationally, regionally, and locally. Call for Paper 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. Extended paper abstract of about 250-500 words should be submitted online via by 1 April 2018. Impportant date Dec 1st, 2017 : Call for Papers Jan 1st, 2018 : Abstract Submission Opening Apr 1st, 2018 : Abstract Submission Deadline May 1st, 2018 : Early Bird Registration Open May 1st, 2018 : Notification of Abstract Acceptance Jun 1st, 2018 : Early Bird Registration End Jun 23rd, 2018 : Full Paper Submission Deadline Jun 25th, 2018 : Paper Presenter Registration Deadline Jul 13th, 2018 : Non Presenter Registration Deadline Jul 21-22nd, 2018 : Pre-conference Training Abstract should consist of background, data and methodology, potential contributions, 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. Speakers 1. Prof Lisa Cameron 2. Dr. Yuri Sato 3. Prof. J.J Sarungu Venue The 14th Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) International Conference will be held in the Best Western Premier Hotel, Solo Baru, Central Java, Indonesia Contact Sebelas Maret University IR Sutami no. 36A, Kentingan, Surakarta, Central Java – Indonesia 57126 Phone: +62-271 647481 Email:

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