ANU Indonesia Project at AIFED Forum by the Indonesian Minister of Finance

Arianto Patunru at AIFED 2018, Indonesian Ministry of Finance

The Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance held its eight Annual International Forum on Economic Development and Public Policy (AIFED) on 6-7 December 2018 in Bali (, The theme was “Building for the Future: Strengthening Economic Transformation in Facing Forward Global Evolution” with speakers included Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Fiscal Policy Office Chairman Suahasil Nazara, along with academics Robert Lawrence (Harvard), Jong-Wha Lee (Korea University), Rathin Roy (NIPFP India), representatives from international institutions such as Asian Development Bank, Australian Treasury, and the World Bank. The young entreprenurs session featured Indonesian successful stories of startups like Brodo Shoes, Queen Rides, and Indonesia Mengajar. A member of the ANU Indonesia Project, Arianto Patunru,  was invited to chair a session  on human capital investment with Jong-Wha Lee and Camilla Holmemo as speakers.