economic growth Archive

  • On 22 November 2016, Bhayu Purnomo from the Fiscal Policy Office (Badan Kebijakan Fiskal or BKF), Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance, presented a long term economic model based on population, participation, and productivity (3P) framework. The model was the result of his secondment at the Australian Treasury and would be implemented […]

    Long term economic model : in cooperation between Australia Treasury and Indonesia Ministry of Finance

    On 22 November 2016, Bhayu Purnomo from the Fiscal Policy Office (Badan Kebijakan Fiskal or BKF), Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance, presented a long term economic model based on population, participation, and productivity (3P) framework. The model was the result of his secondment at the Australian Treasury and would be implemented […]

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  • Since August 2015 the Indonesian government had been implementing a new set of reforms on global engagements and competitions, compared with the previous regime’s  inward-looking and defensive policies. Dr James Castle from CastleAsia elaborated Indonesia’s current political economics situations in an Indonesia Study Group (ISG) seminar on 25 May. In […]

    [ISG] Indonesia’s political economy: a change in direction?

    Since August 2015 the Indonesian government had been implementing a new set of reforms on global engagements and competitions, compared with the previous regime’s  inward-looking and defensive policies. Dr James Castle from CastleAsia elaborated Indonesia’s current political economics situations in an Indonesia Study Group (ISG) seminar on 25 May. In […]

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  • Decentralisation in Indonesia has increased the power of local government to manage their budget, regional development, and strategic policy. This urge of democracy has sparked the number of political parties in Indonesia from only 3 parties to over 40 parties and established the direct election of district head; assuming that […]

    [ISG] District Head’s political party and local development: observing the results of Indonesia’s 2005-2013 direct local elections

    Decentralisation in Indonesia has increased the power of local government to manage their budget, regional development, and strategic policy. This urge of democracy has sparked the number of political parties in Indonesia from only 3 parties to over 40 parties and established the direct election of district head; assuming that […]

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  • On 23 March 2016, Indonesia Project held an ISG for three Research Travel Grants recipients. The students conducted field study in Indonesia for several months. The event was attended by 22 participants of academics, students, and general public of which half of them were women. The first presentation was The […]

    [ISG] Presentation of Research Travel Grant Recipients

    On 23 March 2016, Indonesia Project held an ISG for three Research Travel Grants recipients. The students conducted field study in Indonesia for several months. The event was attended by 22 participants of academics, students, and general public of which half of them were women. The first presentation was The […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Economic growth 2015 slowed but better than expected. The final figure for 2015 economic growth was just released this week by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS), it was recorded at 4.79 percent. Growth marked the fifth consecutive annual decline, but was a surprise considering earlier […]

    News Summary 16 January – 5 February 2016

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Economic growth 2015 slowed but better than expected. The final figure for 2015 economic growth was just released this week by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS), it was recorded at 4.79 percent. Growth marked the fifth consecutive annual decline, but was a surprise considering earlier […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir  Statistics update: Inflation is back in November due to food prices. After recording deflation in the last two consecutive months, consumer price index (CPI) rose again by 0.21 percent in November due to increasing food prices. Deputy of Head for Distribution and Service Statistics at […]

    News Summary 21 November – 4 December 2015

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir  Statistics update: Inflation is back in November due to food prices. After recording deflation in the last two consecutive months, consumer price index (CPI) rose again by 0.21 percent in November due to increasing food prices. Deputy of Head for Distribution and Service Statistics at […]

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  •   Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: Indonesia recorded trade surplus in October 2015. Based on the recently launched data by the country’s Central Statistics Agency, Indonesia recorded a USD 1.01 billion trade surplus in October 2015. Export was USD 12.08 billion, a 4 percent decline compared to September […]

    News Summary 7 – 20 November 2015  

      Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: Indonesia recorded trade surplus in October 2015. Based on the recently launched data by the country’s Central Statistics Agency, Indonesia recorded a USD 1.01 billion trade surplus in October 2015. Export was USD 12.08 billion, a 4 percent decline compared to September […]

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  •     Statistics update: Economic growth in Q3 was 4.73 percent. This week saw the launch of Q3 economic data by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency: the country grew at a higher pace than last quarter at 4.73 percent. Despite the slight growth from last quarter – last quarter’s growth was […]

    News Summary 24 October – 6 November 2015

        Statistics update: Economic growth in Q3 was 4.73 percent. This week saw the launch of Q3 economic data by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency: the country grew at a higher pace than last quarter at 4.73 percent. Despite the slight growth from last quarter – last quarter’s growth was […]

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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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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir   President launches first economy policy package to stimulate the economy. To help propel the economy, Indonesian government launches a policy package; the formal announcement was made on Wednesday (09/09). The first set which was announced on that day was a part of four-set policy […]

    News Summary 29 August – 11 September 2015

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir   President launches first economy policy package to stimulate the economy. To help propel the economy, Indonesian government launches a policy package; the formal announcement was made on Wednesday (09/09). The first set which was announced on that day was a part of four-set policy […]

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