Archive for March, 2012

  • The April 2012 Issue of the Bulletin of Indonesia Economic Studies is now available online. Here’s a preview of the contents. The latest survey of recent developments, by Raksaka Mahi and Suahasil Nazara, argues that although the global financial crisis had an impact on the growth of exports and imports, GDP […]

    What’s New in the Latest Issue of BIES

    The April 2012 Issue of the Bulletin of Indonesia Economic Studies is now available online. Here’s a preview of the contents. The latest survey of recent developments, by Raksaka Mahi and Suahasil Nazara, argues that although the global financial crisis had an impact on the growth of exports and imports, GDP […]

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  • By Peter McCawley This article was originally published in Jakarta Globe. Widjojo Nitisastro, one of Indonesia’s best-known and respected economic policy makers for three decades up until the mid-1990s, died in Jakarta on Friday. He was 84. Widjojo’s body was buried at the Kalibata Heroes Cemetery in South Jakarta, following […]

    [Obituary] Widjojo Nitisastro: An Economic Leader

    By Peter McCawley This article was originally published in Jakarta Globe. Widjojo Nitisastro, one of Indonesia’s best-known and respected economic policy makers for three decades up until the mid-1990s, died in Jakarta on Friday. He was 84. Widjojo’s body was buried at the Kalibata Heroes Cemetery in South Jakarta, following […]

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  • This article was originally posted in Global Asia as part of a debate on whether corruption can derail growth in Indonesia. By Hal Hill Indonesia’s unexpected and stellar growth over four decades shows clearly that corruption does not have to be a barrier to a booming economy. The key is […]

    Corruption Harms Development? It’s Not That Simple

    This article was originally posted in Global Asia as part of a debate on whether corruption can derail growth in Indonesia. By Hal Hill Indonesia’s unexpected and stellar growth over four decades shows clearly that corruption does not have to be a barrier to a booming economy. The key is […]

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  • The 2007 Indonesia Update Book, Expressing Islam: Religious Life and Politics in Indonesia edited by Greg Fealy and Sally White, has an Indonesian version recently launched, titled Ustadz Seleb, Bisnis Moral & Fatwa Online: Ragam Ekspresi Islam Kontemporer Indonesia. The book was launched on 16 February 2012 at Wisma Proklamasi, Jakarta, […]

    Update Book Launch (editors: Greg Fealy and Sally White) in Jakarta

    The 2007 Indonesia Update Book, Expressing Islam: Religious Life and Politics in Indonesia edited by Greg Fealy and Sally White, has an Indonesian version recently launched, titled Ustadz Seleb, Bisnis Moral & Fatwa Online: Ragam Ekspresi Islam Kontemporer Indonesia. The book was launched on 16 February 2012 at Wisma Proklamasi, Jakarta, […]

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