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Bali - Indonesia, August 29-30, 2019


The Themes

The region’s premier institution, Bank Indonesia Institute, is pleased to host the inaugural international conference on the theme “Maintaining Stability, Strengthening Momentum of Growth Amidst High Uncertainties in Digital Era”, in collaboration with Asian Development Bank and the Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association. The conference will be held in Bali, Indonesia on the August 29-30, 2019.


Papers in all areas relating to the theme are welcomed. Specific topics of interest relate to but not limited to:

Global economic landscape shift (topics that explore new sources of economic growth; trade policy issues; and spill-over of global shocks are particularly welcomed).

Macroeconomic dynamics (papers that explore determinants of inflation, exchange rate and interest rate dynamics including forecasting are particularly welcomed).

Macro-financial linkages (papers that explore issues relating to financial intermediation; and linkages between business and financial cycles including central bank role and policy strategy are particularly welcomed).

Post-GFC policy implications (papers that explore lessons for public policy including inflation targeting framework (ITF) and monetary policy in the post-GFC era are particularly welcomed).

Macroeconomic fundamentals (papers that explore research issues in areas of supply-side economy, productivity and technology shock, labor and human capital, as well as the impact of demographic shift on macroeconomic fundamentals are particularly welcomed).

New growth model (papers that explore the role of demographic transition, human capital and growth potentials; and the role of financial and technological innovations and productivity in economic growth are particularly welcomed).

Digital innovation (papers that analyse the role of digital innovation in macroeconomic and financial system behaviour are particularly welcomed).

Payment system platform and new financial services (papers that develop hypotheses relating to e-ecommerce and the role of financial technology are particularly welcomed).

Development issues in Asia and the Pacific (empirical papers, survey articles, historical analyses, and policy-oriented work that advances the understanding of Asia’s development, specifically in ADB’s member countries, including papers that discuss:  (a) the role of digitalization for financial inclusion and development; (b) the linkage between financial sector development, inequality, and structural transformation; and (c) the distributional impact of macroeconomic policy).

Across all the above topics, papers related to computable general equilibrium and dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models are equally welcomed.


Papers presented at the conference will be eligible for publication in SCOPUS journals (Asian Development Review, Studies in Economics and Finance and Journal of Central Banking Theory & Practice through the standard journal review process through the standard journal review process) & a conference proceeding, including Bank Indonesia’s flagship journal, the Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking. Details regarding paper submission will be conveyed after the conference.


There is no registration fee.


Important Dates

July 8th, 2019: Due date for paper submission

July 25th,2019: Final decision on submissions

August 4th, 2019: Registration deadline

Authors from Indonesia are invited to submit their research papers (IN ENGLISH) with  (at least) 3 JEL CLASSIFICATIONS, in word version, to:; or this link visit :


Authors from other countries are invited to submit their research papers (IN ENGLISH) with (at least) 3 JEL CLASSIFICATIONS, in word version, to:  and

Organising Committee

Tobing, Lutzardo (Bank Indonesia Institute) – Co-Chair

Sakti, Ali (Bank Indonesia) –Co-Chair

K.P, Prabheesh (Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India)—Co-Chair

Phan, Dinh (Monash University, Malaysia)—Co-Chair

Sukmana, Raditya ( Airlangga Universtity, Indonesia)

Adrison, Vid (University of Indonesia)

Setiastuti, Sekar Utami (Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia)

Irawan, Tony (Bogor Institute of Agriculture, Indonesia)

Fahmi, Mohamad (Padjadjaran University, Indonesia)

Scientific Committee

Batten, Jonathan (Monash University, Australia)

Narayan, Paresh (Deakin University, Australia)

Ibrahim, Mansor (INCEIF, Malaysia)

Choong, Chee Keong (UTAR, Malaysia)

Au Yong, Hui Nee (UTAR, Malaysia)

Tran, Vuong Thao (Monash University, Malaysia)

Narayan, Seema (RMIT University, Australia)

Rizvi, Syed Aun R. (LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan)

Rath, Badri (IIT, Hyderabad, India)

Phan, Dinh (Monash University, Malaysia)

Sharma, Susan (Deakin University, Australia)

Mishra, Vinod (Monash University, Australia)

Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah Mohd (INCEIF, Malaysia)

Hamid, Baharom Abdul (INCEIF, Malaysia)

Thuraisamy, Kannan (Deakin University, Australia)

Reddy, Krishna (Waikato School of Management, New Zealand)

Singh, Baljeet (University of the South Pacific, Fiji)

Ahmed, Huson (Deakin University, Australia)

Bannigidadmath, Deepa (Deakin University, Australia)

Hayat, Aziz (Deakin University, Australia)

Liu, Ruipeng (Deakin University, Australia)

Saba, Irum (IBA, Pakistan)

Wagner, Niklas (University of Passau, Germany)

K. P, Prabheesh (Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India)

Sukmana, Raditya (Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia)