Archive for May, 2014

  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Two presidential hopefuls set to join July election. Monday and Tuesday this week, two presidential hopefuls Joko Widodo from Indonesia Struggling Democratic Party (PDI-P) and Prabowo Subianto from Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) have confirmed their participation for the coming presidential election on July 11. Joko Widodo […]

    News Summary: 17-23 May 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Two presidential hopefuls set to join July election. Monday and Tuesday this week, two presidential hopefuls Joko Widodo from Indonesia Struggling Democratic Party (PDI-P) and Prabowo Subianto from Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) have confirmed their participation for the coming presidential election on July 11. Joko Widodo […]

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  • School of Architecture, Planning and Development (SAPPK), Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), together with ANU Indonesia Project will host the launch of 2013 Update Book, Regional dynamics in a decentralised Indonesia (editor Hal Hill, published by ISEAS 2014). The book will be launched by the Rector of ITB/Dean of SAPPK […]

    School of Architecture, Planning and Development (SAPPK), Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), together with ANU Indonesia Project will host the launch of 2013 Update Book, Regional dynamics in a decentralised Indonesia (editor Hal Hill, published by ISEAS 2014). The book will be launched by the Rector of ITB/Dean of SAPPK […]

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  • By Arianto Patunru (Indonesia Project, ANU) At the beginning of 2013 Indonesia’s economy looked to be in good shape. Growth was still over 6 per cent; inflation was manageable at below 5 per cent. Then on 22 May 2013 came a signal from the US Federal Reserve that it would […]

    Building a more equitable and productive Indonesia

    By Arianto Patunru (Indonesia Project, ANU) At the beginning of 2013 Indonesia’s economy looked to be in good shape. Growth was still over 6 per cent; inflation was manageable at below 5 per cent. Then on 22 May 2013 came a signal from the US Federal Reserve that it would […]

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  • Economics researchers in Indonesia, we still need your help. The Indonesia Project at ANU is looking to provide about 80 institutions with two years’ free access to our academic journal, the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES), via Taylor & Francis Online. The initiative’s underway, and we’re now rolling out […]

    Free access to BIES in Indonesia—an update

    Economics researchers in Indonesia, we still need your help. The Indonesia Project at ANU is looking to provide about 80 institutions with two years’ free access to our academic journal, the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES), via Taylor & Francis Online. The initiative’s underway, and we’re now rolling out […]

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  • A special ISG Panel on the 2014 parliamentary elections in Indonesia was held by Greg Fealy, Marcus Mietzner and Ed Aspinall, ANU most prominent political scientists on Indonesia from the School of International, Political and Strategic Studies. Greg Fealy, Ed Aspinall and Marcus Mietzner discussed the results of the 2014 […]

    The 2014 parliamentary elections in Indonesia: Patterns and consequences – A special ISG Panel

    A special ISG Panel on the 2014 parliamentary elections in Indonesia was held by Greg Fealy, Marcus Mietzner and Ed Aspinall, ANU most prominent political scientists on Indonesia from the School of International, Political and Strategic Studies. Greg Fealy, Ed Aspinall and Marcus Mietzner discussed the results of the 2014 […]

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  •     This year Sadli Lecture was given by Peter McDonald, Professor of Demography in the Crawford School of Public Policy. Held on 22 April at Borobudur Hotel, Peter delivered a Lecture titled The demography of Indonesia in comparative perspective. This Lecture was jointly organised by the Institute for Economic […]

    2014 Sadli Lecture: The demography of Indonesia in comparative perspective

        This year Sadli Lecture was given by Peter McDonald, Professor of Demography in the Crawford School of Public Policy. Held on 22 April at Borobudur Hotel, Peter delivered a Lecture titled The demography of Indonesia in comparative perspective. This Lecture was jointly organised by the Institute for Economic […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir   Indonesia is the 10th largest economy, according to World Bank. Based on a new report by the World Bank’s affiliation, Indonesia is the world’s 10th largest economy by share of world GDP in 2011, climbing five stages in six years. The report was compiled by […]

    News Summary: 3 – 9 May 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir   Indonesia is the 10th largest economy, according to World Bank. Based on a new report by the World Bank’s affiliation, Indonesia is the world’s 10th largest economy by share of world GDP in 2011, climbing five stages in six years. The report was compiled by […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir   Government plans to redefine Indonesia’s regional autonomy. As President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s (SBY) term comes to an end, a plan of redefining Indonesia’s regional autonomy through law emerges. Although the detail of the concept remains confidential, Ministry of Finance’s director general for fiscal balance Boediarso […]

    News Summary: 26 April – 1 May 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir   Government plans to redefine Indonesia’s regional autonomy. As President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s (SBY) term comes to an end, a plan of redefining Indonesia’s regional autonomy through law emerges. Although the detail of the concept remains confidential, Ministry of Finance’s director general for fiscal balance Boediarso […]

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  • Reported by Wildan Noor Ramadhan Speakers Andy Sumner from King’s College, London, UK) Susan Olivia from Monash University, Monash, Australia Andy Sumner’s presentation is based from his ongoing project with Lukas Schlogl, also from King’s College, on an alternative approach in identifying Indonesia’s ‘new middle class’ using asset-based approach. Specifically, […]

    Indonesia’s ‘scooter’ class and value added from space (FKP series)

    Reported by Wildan Noor Ramadhan Speakers Andy Sumner from King’s College, London, UK) Susan Olivia from Monash University, Monash, Australia Andy Sumner’s presentation is based from his ongoing project with Lukas Schlogl, also from King’s College, on an alternative approach in identifying Indonesia’s ‘new middle class’ using asset-based approach. Specifically, […]

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