AAJI-IRSA Call for Systematic Review Proposal

For Indonesian and Overseas Researcher

AAJI-IRSA Award on Systematic Review of Determinant of Life Insurance Development in Developing Countries Context and Its Implication on Indonesia.

We welcome systematic review proposal within the theme “Determinant of Life Insurance Development in Developing Countries Context and Its Implication on Indonesia”, which will cover the following topics but not limited to:

  • Development of world-class life insurance products and services by prioritizing customer centricity, customer protection, and digital experience.
  • Life insurance industry, and macroeconomic environment.
  • Support from the government & regulators in encouraging and maintaining industrial growth & stability.
  • Improvement of the operational excellence of the life insurance industry through strengthening governance and risk management.
  • Reinforcement of capital and investment portfolio.
  • Accelerating digital transformation and managing human capital in Life Insurance industry.
  • Determinant of life insurance penetration.
  • Life insurance demand and customer preferences.

Please find all the details on the following poster:

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IRSA would like to congratulate the following recipients of the 2022 IRSA Research Supports.

  • On Regional Development in Small Island Economies:

Alan Dwi Wibowo (Lambung Mangkurat University) and Andante Hadi Pandyaswargo (Waseda University) for their research proposal: ”Designing an appropriate renewable energy system for small-isolated islands communities”.

  • IRSA Research Support on Regional Development in Aceh:

Affandi (Universitas Teuku Umar) and Lukman Hakim (Universitas Sebelas Maret) for their research proposal: “The role of human capital and social culture on poverty reduction in Aceh Province”.

Sylvia Agustina (Universitas Syiah Kuala), Irin Caisarina (Universitas Syiah Kuala), and Elysa Wulandari (Universitas Syiah Kuala) for their research proposal: “The impact of major infrastructure development on village planning: Case study of Sibanceh Toll and villages in Lembah Seulawah, Aceh Besar”.

We received a large number of proposals for each grant category and the selection processes have been highly competitive. We hence hope good quality of research outputs could come out from these research projects. It is expected that the winners will present their projects at the 17th IRSA International Conference in Lombok.

Coordinators of the Grant Selection Committee

Professor Devanto S. Pratomo and Dr. Cut Dewi

Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) Secretariat

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CALL FOR PAPERS – 17th IRSA International Conference

The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) in collaboration with Universitas Mataram invite scholars, practitioners, and students to submit papers to be presented in the 17th IRSA International Conference. The theme of the conference is COVID-19 Disruption and Regional Development in Small Island Economies, and it will be held in Mataram, Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara on 18-19 July 2022.

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

  1. Social and economic impact of COVID-19
  2. Regional Government Policy in dealing with COVID-19
  3. SMEs development during the pandemic
  4. Economic disruption
  5. Health, human resources, and small island communities
  6. Food security and malnutrition in small island communities
  7. Livelihood, poverty, and regional disparity in small island communities
  8. Tourism and creative industries in small islands
  9. Economic digitalization
  10. Local government innovation and governance
  11. Trade, investment, and economic growth

Extended paper abstract of about 500 words should be submitted online by 18 April 2022 via https://www.conftool.com/irsa2022.

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

4 Dec 2021     : Call for Paper
15 Jan 2022    : Abstract Submission Opening
18 Apr 2022     : Abstract Submission Deadline
1 May 2022     : Early Bird Registration Open
1 May 2022     : Notification of Abstract Acceptance
1 Jun 2022      : Early Bird Registration End
15 Jun 2022        : Full Paper Submission Deadline
15 Jun 2022        : Paper Presenter Registration Deadline
4 Jul 2022           : Non-Presenter Registration Deadline
16-17 Jul 2022  : Pre-conference training
18-19 Jul 2022  : Conference Date

Conference Secretariat:
Faculty of Economics and Business
Universitas Mataram
Mataram City, Lombok Island
West Nusa Tenggara 33125 Indonesia
Phone: +62 818 03673168 or +62 819 37749197
Email: mansurafifi[at]yahoo.de or diswandi[at]unram.ac.id

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Regional Perspectives of COVID-19 in Indonesia

Release Date:August 2021
Editor(s):Budy P. Resosudarmo, Tri Mulyaningsih, Dominicus S. Priyarsono, Devanto Pratomo and Arief A. Yusuf
Publisher:IRSA Press
Series:IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 19
Price:IDR 100,000 (USD 10)

In mid 2020, IRSA produced a call for papers inviting Indonesian academics to report and analyse issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic at regional level in Indonesia in order to provide regional perspectives on how the pandemic has affected local people, and how local people responded to this treat and what policy gaps seen from the regions.  Thirty-five academics responded to this call, resulting in these 15 selected chapters for this book. These chapters deal with inter-regions as well as specific region analysis. The specific region analyses cover from issues in large cities such as Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Manado to those in remote areas such as Tual islands, border areas of West Kalimantan and Papua. The COVID-19 related issues in this book are rich, as they also include the issues of regional election, people mobilities, social capital, poverty and food prices.

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