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Welcome to the 12th Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) Conference. The conference will be held on 2-3 June, 2014 in Makassar, the capital of South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia and hosted by the Faculty of Economics, Hasanuddin University.

The conference is the annual event of IRSA and will be a venue for regional scientists and researchers of various different disciplines from Indonesia and beyond to share research findings and discuss current topics on the regional aspects of various issues. We invite submissions of papers and posters on all areas of regional science including any areas in the social science that has spatial or regional dimension. We also invite organizations to submit proposal for sessions relevant for the regional science community and regional development policies.

Makassar also is gateway to Eastern part of Indonesia and entry point to an adventurous tour to the Tana Toraja highlands, deep in the fertile plateaus of Sulawesi, or also known as Celebes. The unique Torajan culture, including their animistic burial rites call it Rambusolo, makes this region one of the most fascinating wonders in Indonesia. Your visit will be a memorable one.

The Local Organizing Committee

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Abstract Submission

You are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers in any areas of regional science for presentation at the 12th Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) Conference to be held in Makassar, Indonesia, June 2-3, 2014. Papers can only be submitted electronically through the online platform from December 20, 2013. To access the online paper submission, please click here.


Please indicate the topic most suitable to your abstract from the selection below: 

  • Political economy and governance of regional development
  • Public policy, regional and urban planning and regional development 
  • Urban, agriculture and rural development
  • Poverty, inequality and inter-regional disparities, 
  • Housing, education, transportation and other regional infrastructures issues
  • Regional/international trade, finance and inflation
  • Spatial modelling and simulation.

The abstract (max 500 words) must include the motivation for this research, the research questions, the methodology used and the research findings.


Abstract Submission Opens from December 20, 2013
Deadline for Abstract Submission is February 28, 2014 (new deadline)
Notification of Abstract Acceptance will be sent by March 15, 2014

Those whose abstracts accepted should submit their full papers by April 15, 2014 and register by April 20, 2014 to attend the conference in order for their paper to be included in the final program.

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