Archive for March, 2014

  • Indonesia Project at the Australian National University is again accepting applications for travel grants. Individual students undertaking or planning to undertake research for which they would benefit from traveling to Indonesia are invited to apply. The selected grantees will be awarded up to $5,000 each. These grants are open to […]

    Research travel grants 2014

    Indonesia Project at the Australian National University is again accepting applications for travel grants. Individual students undertaking or planning to undertake research for which they would benefit from traveling to Indonesia are invited to apply. The selected grantees will be awarded up to $5,000 each. These grants are open to […]

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  • This post was originally published by Margin Magazine from ANU College of Business and Economics. In December 2013, Dr Mari Elka Pangestu, the Indonesian Minister for Tourism and the Creative Economy, was presented with an honorary degree from ANU. She took time out during her visit to talk to Margin. […]

    MC for the creative economy

    This post was originally published by Margin Magazine from ANU College of Business and Economics. In December 2013, Dr Mari Elka Pangestu, the Indonesian Minister for Tourism and the Creative Economy, was presented with an honorary degree from ANU. She took time out during her visit to talk to Margin. […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Economic foundation is still shaky. Following last week address by Federal Reserve chairwoman Jannet Yellen, the Fed policy’s plan to raise its rate next year has triggered shock to Indonesian economy. Jakarta Composite Index dropped by 2.5 percent and local currency rupiah depreciated by 0.83 percent. […]

    News Summary: 15-21 March 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Economic foundation is still shaky. Following last week address by Federal Reserve chairwoman Jannet Yellen, the Fed policy’s plan to raise its rate next year has triggered shock to Indonesian economy. Jakarta Composite Index dropped by 2.5 percent and local currency rupiah depreciated by 0.83 percent. […]

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  • As reported by Wildan Noor Ramadhan Speakers: Suhel (Sriwijaya University): Economics of scale analysis of sharia banking industry in Indonesia (doctoral dissertation). Sa’adah Yuliani (Sriwijaya University): Economic, social, capital and religiosity factors on the repayment of loans. Sharia banking grew in terms of assets in 2012 at a rate higher […]

    Economies of scale analysis of sharia banking, and factors on the repayment of loans (FKP series)

    As reported by Wildan Noor Ramadhan Speakers: Suhel (Sriwijaya University): Economics of scale analysis of sharia banking industry in Indonesia (doctoral dissertation). Sa’adah Yuliani (Sriwijaya University): Economic, social, capital and religiosity factors on the repayment of loans. Sharia banking grew in terms of assets in 2012 at a rate higher […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir  The upcoming general election would be an economic turning point. The upcoming general election could be Indonesia’s turning point to grow in line with its potential. Indonesia has never achieved a double-digit growth because it wasted some good opportunities in the past; argued president of Boston […]

    News Summary: 8-14 March 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir  The upcoming general election would be an economic turning point. The upcoming general election could be Indonesia’s turning point to grow in line with its potential. Indonesia has never achieved a double-digit growth because it wasted some good opportunities in the past; argued president of Boston […]

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  •   A series of FKP seminars was held in three cities, Banda Aceh, Palembang and Banjarmasin on 11-13 March 2014. The roadshows were designed to showcase the research based seminars held by Forum Kajian Pembangunan to cities outside Java, as most FKP seminars are held in Jakarta and other cities […]

    FKP Roadshows in Banda Aceh, Palembang and Banjarmasin

      A series of FKP seminars was held in three cities, Banda Aceh, Palembang and Banjarmasin on 11-13 March 2014. The roadshows were designed to showcase the research based seminars held by Forum Kajian Pembangunan to cities outside Java, as most FKP seminars are held in Jakarta and other cities […]

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  • Members of the Indonesia studies academic community in Canberra were saddened by the departure of our friend and colleague, Thee Kian Wie, in Jakarta recently. An informal function by friends of Kian Wie, organised by Peter McCawley, was held to remember our wonderful colleague on Wednesday 5 March at the […]

    In memory of Thee Kian Wie

    Members of the Indonesia studies academic community in Canberra were saddened by the departure of our friend and colleague, Thee Kian Wie, in Jakarta recently. An informal function by friends of Kian Wie, organised by Peter McCawley, was held to remember our wonderful colleague on Wednesday 5 March at the […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Inflation slows in February, while trade turns deficit as ore export ban kicks in.  Following three months trade surplus, Monday (3/3), Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency recorded a trade deficit of USD 430 million for January this year. Exports fell 5.8 year-on-year percent to USD 14.5 billion […]

    News Summary: 1-7 March 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Inflation slows in February, while trade turns deficit as ore export ban kicks in.  Following three months trade surplus, Monday (3/3), Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency recorded a trade deficit of USD 430 million for January this year. Exports fell 5.8 year-on-year percent to USD 14.5 billion […]

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  •   Two outstanding Indonesians, Bimo Wijayanto and Diana Setiyawati, are the first recipients of Hadi Soesastro Prize. Foreign Minister Julia Bishop awarded the Prize in a ceremony at the Parliament House in Canberra on 24 February 2014. Bimo Wijayanto is currently a Phd student at the University of Canberra, researching […]

    Inauguration of the Hadi Soesastro Prize

      Two outstanding Indonesians, Bimo Wijayanto and Diana Setiyawati, are the first recipients of Hadi Soesastro Prize. Foreign Minister Julia Bishop awarded the Prize in a ceremony at the Parliament House in Canberra on 24 February 2014. Bimo Wijayanto is currently a Phd student at the University of Canberra, researching […]

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