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CALL FOR PAPERS | 11th IRSA International Conference | Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan | 9-11 July 2012


The 11th IRSA International Conference

Natural Resources, Environment and People’s Welfare in Decentralized Indonesia


Call for Papers

The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) in collaboration with Lambung Mangkurat University invites scholars, practitioners and graduate students to submit papers to be presented in the 11th IRSA International Conference. The conference will be held in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, on 9-11 July 2012 and theme of the conference is Natural Resources, Environment and People's Welfare in Decentralized Indonesia.

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

o natural resource and environmental management, forest and land use policy, mining development and implication, climate change policy

o fiscal decentralization, financing regional development, public-private partnerships, regional investment climate and competitiveness, regional bureaucratic reforms

o urban and regional transportation, regional and urban planning, regional modelling, agriculture and rural development

o poverty and inter-regional disparities, health and education services, clean/drinking water provision, energy and other regional Infrastructures Issues

o political economics of regional development, governance.

Extended paper abstract of about 250-400 words should be submitted online via http://irsa2012.irsa.or.id/. 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.

Important deadlines:

Abstract submission: 1 April 2012

Abstract acceptance notification: 15 April 2012

Full Paper submission: 15 June 2012

Early bird registration: 30 June 2012

The Conference: 9 – 11 July 2012

The conference will have six prominent scholars and experienced practitioners as keynote speakers. Paper sessions are seminar-style with a discussant for each paper and ample time for discussion and for participants to provide constructive feedback to authors. Paper presentations will be in English.


Conference Secretariat:

Faculty of Economics, Lambung Mangkurat University

Banjarmasin, Indonesia.

Phone/Fax: 0511-3305116

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Contact Person:

Muzdalifah SE, M.Si. (Secretary): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. M. Handry Imansyah (Chairman): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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