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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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 ijrd@macrothink.or--------------------------------------------------------

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 4-10 weeks.

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

d). The authors revise paper and pay the Article Processing Charge (Formatting and Hosting)(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.


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Vol 9, No 2 (2022)

International Journal of Regional Development, Vol. 9 No. 2, December 2022

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