Archive for October, 2015

  • by Haryo Aswicahyono (CSIS) and Hal Hill (ANU) Indonesia became a middle-income country in 2004. Indonesia’s growth rates — while superior to those of most developing countries — remain below those of East Asia’s most dynamic economies. So why hasn’t the country grown faster still and why does growth appear […]

    Is Indonesia trapped in the middle?

    by Haryo Aswicahyono (CSIS) and Hal Hill (ANU) Indonesia became a middle-income country in 2004. Indonesia’s growth rates — while superior to those of most developing countries — remain below those of East Asia’s most dynamic economies. So why hasn’t the country grown faster still and why does growth appear […]

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  •   Congratulations to Rumayya Batubara from The University of Western Australia and Wenny Bekti Sunarharum from The University of Queensland for winning the 2015 Hadi Soesastro Prize, awarded by the Australian Government.   We were delighted to witness and to participate in the Hadi Soesastro Prize award ceremony, which took place […]

    2015 Hadi Soesastro Prize

      Congratulations to Rumayya Batubara from The University of Western Australia and Wenny Bekti Sunarharum from The University of Queensland for winning the 2015 Hadi Soesastro Prize, awarded by the Australian Government.   We were delighted to witness and to participate in the Hadi Soesastro Prize award ceremony, which took place […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir   Government unveils fourth and fifth policy package. Indonesian government on October 12th launched the fourth policy package, which focuses on helping Indonesian workforce survive layoffs through entrepreneurship on top of simplifying the annual wage formula in order to create business certainty. Two days after […]

    News Summary 10 – 23 October 2015  

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir   Government unveils fourth and fifth policy package. Indonesian government on October 12th launched the fourth policy package, which focuses on helping Indonesian workforce survive layoffs through entrepreneurship on top of simplifying the annual wage formula in order to create business certainty. Two days after […]

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  •   This year marked the 33rd annual Indonesia Update Conference. The 2015 Indonesia Update, Land and development in Indonesia: searching for the people’s sovereignty, was held on 18-19 September in the Coombs Lecture Theatre, ANU. Rural development, food security, land reform and infrastructure are high on the agenda of President Joko […]

    The 2015 Indonesia Update, Land and development in Indonesia: searching for the people’s sovereignty

      This year marked the 33rd annual Indonesia Update Conference. The 2015 Indonesia Update, Land and development in Indonesia: searching for the people’s sovereignty, was held on 18-19 September in the Coombs Lecture Theatre, ANU. Rural development, food security, land reform and infrastructure are high on the agenda of President Joko […]

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  •   Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Indonesia announces second economic package. Tuesday, September 29, Indonesian government launched the second economic package as part of its comprehensive program to improve the plummeting economy. It contained new policies to accelerate domestic investment in a bid to boost domestic economy. The package this […]

    News Summary 26 September – 9 October 2015

      Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Indonesia announces second economic package. Tuesday, September 29, Indonesian government launched the second economic package as part of its comprehensive program to improve the plummeting economy. It contained new policies to accelerate domestic investment in a bid to boost domestic economy. The package this […]

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  • From December 2003 to August 2015, the print version of the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES) regularly published abstracts, in English, of recently completed doctoral theses on the Indonesian economy. During these years, the journal introduced its readers to significant new research and important new researchers, including M. Chatib […]

    Call for PhD abstracts (English or Bahasa)

    From December 2003 to August 2015, the print version of the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES) regularly published abstracts, in English, of recently completed doctoral theses on the Indonesian economy. During these years, the journal introduced its readers to significant new research and important new researchers, including M. Chatib […]

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  • Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa On 25 August 2015, Bappenas hosted two researchers, both presenting on the topic of agricultural productivity and export. Jeff Neilson (University of Sydney) presented his research with Bill Pritchard (University of Sydney) on Indonesia’s changing position within the global food production network, with a case […]

    FKP 25 August 2015: Cocoa and Palm Oil (CPO) Productivity and Trade

    Reported by Bayu Tegar Perkasa On 25 August 2015, Bappenas hosted two researchers, both presenting on the topic of agricultural productivity and export. Jeff Neilson (University of Sydney) presented his research with Bill Pritchard (University of Sydney) on Indonesia’s changing position within the global food production network, with a case […]

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