Archive for April, 2013

  • As part of the FEB Unpad Lecture Series, Vikram Nehru from Carnegie Endowment for International Peace not only presented at the Sadli Lecture, but he also gave a Public Lecture with similar title, Manufacturing in India and Indonesia: Performances and Policies, in Bandung, organised by the Center for Economics and […]

    Vikram Nehru’s Public Lecture in Padjajaran University

    As part of the FEB Unpad Lecture Series, Vikram Nehru from Carnegie Endowment for International Peace not only presented at the Sadli Lecture, but he also gave a Public Lecture with similar title, Manufacturing in India and Indonesia: Performances and Policies, in Bandung, organised by the Center for Economics and […]

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  • Note: Complete Vodcast of Sadli Lecture’s by Vikram Nehru is available at ANU Indonesia Project’s YouTube Channel. You would be able to view his presentation and discussants’ comments in the video. This year’s Sadli Lecture is the 7th in the series. It was held in Sumba Room Hotel Borobudur Jakarta […]

    The Seventh Sadli Lecture by Vikram Nehru

    Note: Complete Vodcast of Sadli Lecture’s by Vikram Nehru is available at ANU Indonesia Project’s YouTube Channel. You would be able to view his presentation and discussants’ comments in the video. This year’s Sadli Lecture is the 7th in the series. It was held in Sumba Room Hotel Borobudur Jakarta […]

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  • Summarized by Agnes Samosir Chief economics minister named acting finance minister. Minister of Coordinating Economics Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, has been appointed as acting finance minister by President Yudhoyono. He will replace Agus Martowardojo, who will be inaugurated as the new central bank governor in May. As acting finance minister, he […]

    News from Indonesia: 19-25 April 2013

    Summarized by Agnes Samosir Chief economics minister named acting finance minister. Minister of Coordinating Economics Affairs, Hatta Rajasa, has been appointed as acting finance minister by President Yudhoyono. He will replace Agus Martowardojo, who will be inaugurated as the new central bank governor in May. As acting finance minister, he […]

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  • Summarized by Agnes Samosir Government’s solution over debate of subsidized fuel. Following the prolonged debate over solutions to limit subsidized-fuel consumption, Indonesian government announces that it will start a “dual pricing policy”. Although the final decision in price has not been made, the government has estimated that the price for […]

    News from Indonesia: 12-18 April 2013

    Summarized by Agnes Samosir Government’s solution over debate of subsidized fuel. Following the prolonged debate over solutions to limit subsidized-fuel consumption, Indonesian government announces that it will start a “dual pricing policy”. Although the final decision in price has not been made, the government has estimated that the price for […]

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  • On 3 April 2013 ANU Indonesia Project and SMERU Research Institute organized the first Indonesian Development Research Workshop, at the IPB Convention Centre in Bogor. This workshop is part of the new research network activities by ANU Indonesia Project, to support and strengthen the rigour of social science research conducted […]

    Indonesian Development Research Workshop

    On 3 April 2013 ANU Indonesia Project and SMERU Research Institute organized the first Indonesian Development Research Workshop, at the IPB Convention Centre in Bogor. This workshop is part of the new research network activities by ANU Indonesia Project, to support and strengthen the rigour of social science research conducted […]

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  • On 19-20 March 2013, ANU Indonesia Project together with AusAID, Australian Treasury and Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance held a High Level Policy Dialogue in Hotel Borobudur Jakarta. The HLPD was opened by Indonesia’s Minister of Finance, H. E. Agus Martowardojo. Bambang Brodjonegoro gave an overview of macroeconomic conditions in Indonesia […]

    Indonesia Australia High Level Policy Dialogue

    On 19-20 March 2013, ANU Indonesia Project together with AusAID, Australian Treasury and Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance held a High Level Policy Dialogue in Hotel Borobudur Jakarta. The HLPD was opened by Indonesia’s Minister of Finance, H. E. Agus Martowardojo. Bambang Brodjonegoro gave an overview of macroeconomic conditions in Indonesia […]

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  • Summarized by Agnes Samosir Business is cautious over Rupiah.  Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) raises its concern over the depreciating Rupiah. Rupiah depreciates as the country’s foreign reserve is draining to compensate the rising oil price for imports of subsidized fuel. Apindo chairman Sofjan Wanandi warns the government that if no […]

    News from Indonesia: 5-11 April 2013

    Summarized by Agnes Samosir Business is cautious over Rupiah.  Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) raises its concern over the depreciating Rupiah. Rupiah depreciates as the country’s foreign reserve is draining to compensate the rising oil price for imports of subsidized fuel. Apindo chairman Sofjan Wanandi warns the government that if no […]

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  • by Hal Hill (ANU) and Monica Wihardja (University of Indonesia) This op-ed was first published in Wall Street Journal, 3 April 2013. Needed: an articulate, liberal voice from the developing world to sort out the global trade mess An international election process arguably more complex than the recent deliberations in […]

    Mari Pangestu for WTO Chief

    by Hal Hill (ANU) and Monica Wihardja (University of Indonesia) This op-ed was first published in Wall Street Journal, 3 April 2013. Needed: an articulate, liberal voice from the developing world to sort out the global trade mess An international election process arguably more complex than the recent deliberations in […]

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  •   We at the Indonesia Project were delighted to hear the announcement from the Australian Government on the creation of Hadi Soesastro Prize. “Professor Hadi Soesastro fostered warm relations between Australians and Indonesians,” Senator Carr said. “He made major contributions in several fields including economics, Asia-Pacific cooperation, and development in […]

    Australian Government announced Hadi Soesastro Prize

      We at the Indonesia Project were delighted to hear the announcement from the Australian Government on the creation of Hadi Soesastro Prize. “Professor Hadi Soesastro fostered warm relations between Australians and Indonesians,” Senator Carr said. “He made major contributions in several fields including economics, Asia-Pacific cooperation, and development in […]

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  • Summarized by Agnes Samosir March inflation hits record high. Indonesian Central Statistic Agency (BPS) records an inflation rate of 0.63 percent for March this year, while year-on-year inflation 5.9 percent. The March inflation hits a record high in the last five years. Head of Central Statistic Agency Suryamin explains that […]

    News from Indonesia: 29 March – 4 April 2013

    Summarized by Agnes Samosir March inflation hits record high. Indonesian Central Statistic Agency (BPS) records an inflation rate of 0.63 percent for March this year, while year-on-year inflation 5.9 percent. The March inflation hits a record high in the last five years. Head of Central Statistic Agency Suryamin explains that […]

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