Archive for March, 2015

  • Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa In the second session of FKP on 19 March 2015 hosted by the Fiscal Policy Agency (Ministry of Finance), Yose Rizal Damuri (CSIS) talked about Indonesia’s recent developments in the fourth quarter of 2014. He discussed quite a wide range of topics ranging from the global […]

    FKP 19 March 2015 Survey of Recent Developments in Indonesia

    Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa In the second session of FKP on 19 March 2015 hosted by the Fiscal Policy Agency (Ministry of Finance), Yose Rizal Damuri (CSIS) talked about Indonesia’s recent developments in the fourth quarter of 2014. He discussed quite a wide range of topics ranging from the global […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Market regains confidence after the Fed decision. The decision of Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting has been cheered by capital and securities market in Indonesia. The dovish message of the Fed, that is to increase the rate only if good performance continues in the US labor […]

    News Summary: 14 – 20 March 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Market regains confidence after the Fed decision. The decision of Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting has been cheered by capital and securities market in Indonesia. The dovish message of the Fed, that is to increase the rate only if good performance continues in the US labor […]

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  • Reported by Wildan Noor Ramadhan Speaker: Paul Burke (ANU) In the first forum of the year 2015, Paul Burke (ANU) presented on the  topic of the relationship between the fuel subsidy and road deaths. Specifically, Paul used international data to examine the effects of fuel increases on fuel use; emission […]

    FKP 7 January 2015: Do Fuel Subsidies Lead to More Road Deaths? International Evidence

    Reported by Wildan Noor Ramadhan Speaker: Paul Burke (ANU) In the first forum of the year 2015, Paul Burke (ANU) presented on the  topic of the relationship between the fuel subsidy and road deaths. Specifically, Paul used international data to examine the effects of fuel increases on fuel use; emission […]

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  • Reported by Wildan Noor Ramadhan Speaker: Ross McLeod (ANU) Ross began the forum by explaining the crisis 1997’s background. As we know that crisis in 1997 was started in Thailand and spread to Indonesia in Juli 1997. In that year, Thailand was facing a classic devaluation forced by rapid international […]

    FKP 16 October 2014: The ill-fated Currency Board Proposal for Indonesia

    Reported by Wildan Noor Ramadhan Speaker: Ross McLeod (ANU) Ross began the forum by explaining the crisis 1997’s background. As we know that crisis in 1997 was started in Thailand and spread to Indonesia in Juli 1997. In that year, Thailand was facing a classic devaluation forced by rapid international […]

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  • “We see good efforts to combat corruption and poverty. Indonesian economics are not that bad but not as good as they could be.” – Budy Resosudarmo Recently, Budy Resosudarmo and Arianto Patunru from the ANU Indonesia Project were interviewed and quoted by Knowledge @ Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, on the […]

    Indonesia has potential as economic powerhouse, yet, what are the challenges?

    “We see good efforts to combat corruption and poverty. Indonesian economics are not that bad but not as good as they could be.” – Budy Resosudarmo Recently, Budy Resosudarmo and Arianto Patunru from the ANU Indonesia Project were interviewed and quoted by Knowledge @ Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, on the […]

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  • Two important Indonesia Study Group (ISG) seminars on development in Indonesia were held on two consecutive days in March. You can read the first one by Sidney Jones and Solahudin here. The second seminar on Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s President, was delivered by Marcus Mietzner, Associate Professor from the Coral Bell School […]

    [ISG] Jokowi: From Electoral Sensation to Presidential Disappointment?

    Two important Indonesia Study Group (ISG) seminars on development in Indonesia were held on two consecutive days in March. You can read the first one by Sidney Jones and Solahudin here. The second seminar on Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s President, was delivered by Marcus Mietzner, Associate Professor from the Coral Bell School […]

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  • Sidney Jones and Solahudin from the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC) gave a presentation on the changing patterns of support for ISIS and al-Qaeda in Indonesia during an Indonesia Study Group (ISG) seminar in Canberra on 11 March. Sidney and Solahudin argued that the tiny extremist fringe in […]

    [ISG] Changing patterns of support for ISIS and al-Qaeda in Indonesia

    Sidney Jones and Solahudin from the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC) gave a presentation on the changing patterns of support for ISIS and al-Qaeda in Indonesia during an Indonesia Study Group (ISG) seminar in Canberra on 11 March. Sidney and Solahudin argued that the tiny extremist fringe in […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir President Jokowi approves proposals to mitigate impact of rupiah fall. A number of measures has been approved by President Joko Widodo to narrow the current account deficit and help mitigate the impact of rupiah depreciation. The proposals from Ministry of Finance and other government agencies will provide […]

    News Summary: 7 – 13 March 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir President Jokowi approves proposals to mitigate impact of rupiah fall. A number of measures has been approved by President Joko Widodo to narrow the current account deficit and help mitigate the impact of rupiah depreciation. The proposals from Ministry of Finance and other government agencies will provide […]

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  •   On 12 March 2015 Dr Mari Pangestu, Professor of International Economics at the University of Indonesia and Former Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Indonesian Government, delivered the Harold Mitchell Development Policy Annual Lecture on the new economy and development: an Indonesian perspective. Held at the Molonglo Theatre, Crawford […]

    The new economy and development in Indonesia by Dr Mari Elka Pangestu

      On 12 March 2015 Dr Mari Pangestu, Professor of International Economics at the University of Indonesia and Former Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Indonesian Government, delivered the Harold Mitchell Development Policy Annual Lecture on the new economy and development: an Indonesian perspective. Held at the Molonglo Theatre, Crawford […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Statistics update: Inflation slowed in February and trade balance posted surplus. Indonesia’s inflation eased more than expected in February this year as the lower fuel price supported prices decline across various goods. The consumer price index (CPI) rose by 6.29 percent in February, but remained lower than […]

    News Summary: 28 Feb-6 Mar 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Statistics update: Inflation slowed in February and trade balance posted surplus. Indonesia’s inflation eased more than expected in February this year as the lower fuel price supported prices decline across various goods. The consumer price index (CPI) rose by 6.29 percent in February, but remained lower than […]

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