Submit a Presentation Proposal

Submit a Presentation Proposal

Mid-Continent Regional Science Association – 53rd Annual Conference

IMPLAN National User’s Conference – 15th Biennial Conference

June 7-9, 2023

Eberhard Center at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI.

The deadline for submission is April 15, 2023.

Call for Papers

Please join us for the 53rd annual conference of the Mid-Continent Regional Science Association and the 15th biennial IMPLAN National User’s Conference to be held June 7-9, 2023. The program committee welcomes papers on a wide range of topics relating to applied economics, economic development, planning, geography, business, public administration, sociology, and political science.

Presentation Proposals: Participants are encouraged to organize a session in an area of interest. Those authors wishing to present a paper should submit an abstract online.

Organized sessions and papers are invited in any topic pertaining to urban areas and regions including:

Regional ModelingBenefit-cost Analysis
Rural DevelopmentEducation Finance
Regional TradeGrowth Management
Location of Economic ActivityInvestment Theory
LaborStructure of Government
HousingEducation and Training Issues
Public Sector IssuesRegional and Urban Planning
TransportationComparative Country Studies
Tourism and RecreationLocal and Regional Development
Natural ResourcesTaxation and Government Finance
Economic Growth & ChangeRegional Indicators and
Environmental QualityInput/Output Theory and
Impact AnalysisZoning and Land Use Controls
MigrationBusiness Cycles
Industry AnalysisInnovation and Entrepreneurship

Conference Registration: There are two ways to register for the MCRSA/IMPLAN conference. You can download a registration form and pay by check, or you can pay electronically. Links to both are found on the MCRSA Conference Registration page.

For more information about paper submission, MCRSA membership, conference registration, or local arrangements contact:
Jason Jolley – Executive Director, MCRSA
Phone: (740) 593-9797; Email: