THE 16th IRSA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2021

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The 16th IRSA International Conference.

Welcome to the 16th Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) International Conference. This annual conference will be virtually held through Zoom on 12-13 July 2021, and is hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Business at Universitas Gadjah Mada in collaboration with IRSA. Universitas Gadjah Mada is the main public university in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, and it plays an important role in promoting research and education in Indonesia. The theme of this year’s IRSA conference is Institutions, Human Capital, and Development.

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.

The Secretariat

Faculty of Economics and Business – Universitas Gadjah Mada
Jl. Sosiohumaniora 1 Bulaksumur
Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, 55291
Phone : +62274548510
Fax : +62274563212
Homepage : https://www.feb.ugm.ac.id

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) in collaboration with Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Gadjah Mada invite scholars, practitioners, and students to submit papers to be presented in the 16th IRSA International Conference. The theme of the conference is Institutions, Human Capital, and Development. The conference will be virtually held through Zoom on 12-13 July 2021.

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

  1. Institutions and economic growth
  2. Institutional economics of corruption and reform
  3. Agricultural, natural resources and rural institutional
    development
  4. Property rights and innovations
  5. Institution and environmental management
  6. Religion and its long-term impact
  7. Social capital and trust
  8. Early childhood development and long-term outcomes
  9. Curriculum, pedagogy, education technology and student achievement
  10. Education spending and educational outcomes
  11. Regional disparities in educational outcomes
  12. Teacher labour supply and teacher incentives
  13. Skills development and vocational training
  14. Health and economic growth
  15. Child and mother health in developing countries
  16. Demand and supply of health care

Extended paper abstract of about 500 words should be submitted online via http://www.conftool.com/irsa2021 by 4 April 2021. 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.

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IMPORTANT DATES

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

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