Archive for November, 2008

  • Links between the Indonesian government and the ANU are strong. Every year there are many exchange visits between Indonesian government agencies and the University. The latest area of cooperation involving the Crawford School and the Indonesia Project involved a four-week capacity-building program for 12 executive staff from the Menko Perekonomian […]

    Working with Government Agencies in Indonesia

    Links between the Indonesian government and the ANU are strong. Every year there are many exchange visits between Indonesian government agencies and the University. The latest area of cooperation involving the Crawford School and the Indonesia Project involved a four-week capacity-building program for 12 executive staff from the Menko Perekonomian […]

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  • Ross McLeod made a presentation to a group of senior officials from the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs on 12 November 2008. The team was nearing the end of a four week visit to Australia on a program intended to provide capacity-building activities in the overall coordination of economic policies […]

    Review of Governance Issues

    Ross McLeod made a presentation to a group of senior officials from the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs on 12 November 2008. The team was nearing the end of a four week visit to Australia on a program intended to provide capacity-building activities in the overall coordination of economic policies […]

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  • The December 2008 issue of the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies is now available online. Here’s a summary of the contents: As was the case exactly 11 years ago, the ‘Survey of recent developments’ in this issue, contributed by Vincent Ashcroft and David Cavanough, was being finalised just at the […]

    What’s New in the Latest Issue of BIES?

    The December 2008 issue of the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies is now available online. Here’s a summary of the contents: As was the case exactly 11 years ago, the ‘Survey of recent developments’ in this issue, contributed by Vincent Ashcroft and David Cavanough, was being finalised just at the […]

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  • Unbelievers in capitalism and markets have been quick to pour scorn on both as the global financial crisis rapidly worsens, often focusing on the tendency of the private sector to operate according to herd instinct. If there are signs of a possible collapse in asset prices—whether this refers to shares, […]

    The Herd Instinct

    Unbelievers in capitalism and markets have been quick to pour scorn on both as the global financial crisis rapidly worsens, often focusing on the tendency of the private sector to operate according to herd instinct. If there are signs of a possible collapse in asset prices—whether this refers to shares, […]

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