Archive for July, 2015

  • Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa In their paper Hal Hill and Haryo Aswicahyono make the case that Indonesia is not trapped in the so-called Middle Income Trap; if anything, Indonesia is just slowing down. Although, this condition still raises some questions to be addressed, such as why Indonesia have not […]

    FKP 24 June 2015: Is Indonesia Trapped in the Middle?

    Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa In their paper Hal Hill and Haryo Aswicahyono make the case that Indonesia is not trapped in the so-called Middle Income Trap; if anything, Indonesia is just slowing down. Although, this condition still raises some questions to be addressed, such as why Indonesia have not […]

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  • Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa Evelyn Sasmito, Ira Titiheruw and Raymond Atje (all from CSIS) was the second presenter in the series of FKP hosted by CSIS Jakarta during the month of June 2015. The researchers are interested in the recent cases of capital flow volatility, noting they were mainly […]

    FKP 17 June 2015: an Analysis of Indonesia’s Capital Flow 2004-2014

    Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa Evelyn Sasmito, Ira Titiheruw and Raymond Atje (all from CSIS) was the second presenter in the series of FKP hosted by CSIS Jakarta during the month of June 2015. The researchers are interested in the recent cases of capital flow volatility, noting they were mainly […]

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  •   Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Economic team on the edge. Amidst poor performance of the economy, all eyes are now on President Joko Widodo’s (Jokowi) line of economic ministers. Rumours on reshuffle is at this time unavoidable and even escalating further following a meeting between President and a group […]

    News Summary 27 June – 17 July 2015

      Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Economic team on the edge. Amidst poor performance of the economy, all eyes are now on President Joko Widodo’s (Jokowi) line of economic ministers. Rumours on reshuffle is at this time unavoidable and even escalating further following a meeting between President and a group […]

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  • Reported by: Bayu Tegar Perkasa The Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business University of Indonesia (FEB UI) hosted an FKP presentation on 12 May 2015 at the FEB UI Campus in Depok. Prof. Sri Moertiningsih Adioetomo (Demographic Institute, FEB UI) presented a topic on School to Work Transition: […]

    FKP 12 May 2015: School to Work Transition – An Overview of Youth Employment in Lampung and Karawang

    Reported by: Bayu Tegar Perkasa The Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business University of Indonesia (FEB UI) hosted an FKP presentation on 12 May 2015 at the FEB UI Campus in Depok. Prof. Sri Moertiningsih Adioetomo (Demographic Institute, FEB UI) presented a topic on School to Work Transition: […]

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  • ACTIVITIES At a glance, during the first six months of 2015 the Indonesia Project was involved in many offshore activities, mainly in Indonesia, but also in the USA. Our most recent activity, held in Indonesia in June for the third consecutive year, is the very popular Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum […]

    ANU Indonesia Project News no 19, January-June 2015

    ACTIVITIES At a glance, during the first six months of 2015 the Indonesia Project was involved in many offshore activities, mainly in Indonesia, but also in the USA. Our most recent activity, held in Indonesia in June for the third consecutive year, is the very popular Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum […]

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  • Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa Inggrid (Petra Christian University) was the first presenter of FKP in May (7 May 2015) at Rumah Cikini hosted by Indonesia Project. The topic was on the largest Community Development District (CDD) program in the world, the PNPM Mandiri and its role in the 2009 […]

    FKP 7 May 2015: PNPM Grants and Swing Voters

    Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa Inggrid (Petra Christian University) was the first presenter of FKP in May (7 May 2015) at Rumah Cikini hosted by Indonesia Project. The topic was on the largest Community Development District (CDD) program in the world, the PNPM Mandiri and its role in the 2009 […]

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  • Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa The first speaker of the last FKP hosted by LPEM FEB UI on 29 April 2015 was M.Haley Yudhistira (LPEM FEB UI) who presented the topic of seaport development in Indonesia. Utilizing sample data of 488 districts of Indonesia in 2011, he found that the […]

    FKP 29 April 2015: Presentation on Seaport Development and on Australia-Indonesia Economic Relations

    Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa The first speaker of the last FKP hosted by LPEM FEB UI on 29 April 2015 was M.Haley Yudhistira (LPEM FEB UI) who presented the topic of seaport development in Indonesia. Utilizing sample data of 488 districts of Indonesia in 2011, he found that the […]

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  • Author: Blane Lewis, ANUNearly 15 years after embarking on its large scale decentralisation initiative, Indonesia has decided to extend its efforts to the village level. Decentralising to the nearly 74,000 villages is intended to improve service delivery performance at the lowest administrative tier and reduce social inequality and poverty. But […]

    Indonesian village decentralisation is all money no plan

    Author: Blane Lewis, ANUNearly 15 years after embarking on its large scale decentralisation initiative, Indonesia has decided to extend its efforts to the village level. Decentralising to the nearly 74,000 villages is intended to improve service delivery performance at the lowest administrative tier and reduce social inequality and poverty. But […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir    Indonesian economy not yet improving, vulnerable to external account destabilisation. Following the slowdown of domestic economy and lack of ability of the government to address several structural and political problems, views from internal and external stakeholders emerge. Most comments appear to highlight signs of […]

    NEWS SUMMARY 20 – 26 June 2015

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir    Indonesian economy not yet improving, vulnerable to external account destabilisation. Following the slowdown of domestic economy and lack of ability of the government to address several structural and political problems, views from internal and external stakeholders emerge. Most comments appear to highlight signs of […]

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  •   Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: trade surplus recorded but exports continue to weaken. Based on the statistics launched this week by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS), it is reported that the country posted a trade surplus of USD 950 million in May. The surplus, however, occurred not […]

    NEWS SUMMARY 13 – 19 June 2015  

      Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: trade surplus recorded but exports continue to weaken. Based on the statistics launched this week by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS), it is reported that the country posted a trade surplus of USD 950 million in May. The surplus, however, occurred not […]

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