International Journal of Regional Development

International Journal of Regional Development is an online journal,  peer-reviewed and published by Macrothink Institute. The Journal has a broad coverage from theoretical and methodological contributions to empirical observations and experiences in the regional field. The treated topics include a wide range of subjects that following:

  •     Urban
  •     Geography
  •     Spatial
  •     Resource Management
  •     Land Use
  •     Environmental and Ecological
  •     Regional Economics and Development issues
  •     Other Regional Related Topics
The journal provides a very useful insight in to the regional problems all over the world, proving its utility by sustaining ideas and information exchange across various academic disciplines connected to this filed.

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 Current IssueVol.3, No.2, 2016

 All Issue: 2014-2016


Call for Papers

International Journal of  Regional Development (IJRD) welcomes papers in all aspects related to regional research, planning, geography, and the environment. 

For paper submission, please register a username with this website and submit your paper online.

If you have any questions, please contact with the Editor at


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-2 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (100USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



: Indexed by OAJI

International Journal of Regional Development is indexed  by OAJI, which can be found more details at  
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: Indexed by EconBib

Internatioan Journal of Regional Development has been included in the EconBib index, which can be found at  
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: Indexed by RePec


We are honored to notifiy you that International Journal of Regional Development has just been indexed by RePec Database. Please get more information at

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: Recruiting Reviewers


We are recruiting reviewers for the International Journal of Regional Development. Please find the details at and send your compelted application to

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