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CALL FOR PAPERS | 16th IRSA International Conference Yogyakarta, 13-14 July 2020


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 held in Yogyakarta on 13-14 July 2020.

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

Extended paper abstract of about 500 words should be submitted online via http://www.conftool.com/irsa2020 by 6 April 2020. 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.

Important Dates

Jan 6, 2020: Abstract Submission Opening

Apr 6, 2020: Abstract Submission Deadline

May 4, 2020: Early Bird Registration Open

May 4, 2020: Notification of Abstract Acceptance

Jun 1, 2020: Early Bird Registration End

Jun 22, 2020: Full Paper Submission Deadline

Jun 22, 2020: Paper Presenter Registration Deadline

Jul 6, 2020: Non-Presenter Registration Deadline

Jul 10-11, 2020: Pre-conference training

Jul 13-14, 2020: Conference Date


Conference Secretariat:

Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Jalan Sosiohumaniora 1, Bulaksumur

Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, 55291, Indonesia

Phone : +62274548510

Fax : +62274563212

Homepage : https://yogyakarta2020.irsa.or.id

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