Indonesia

The elderly in Southeast Asia are at greater risk of poverty amidst major shifts in labour markets, technology and deficient social protection policies. Photo: Shutterstock

CEPAR researchers are working with the World Bank and the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning to create a powerful social policy tool to improve the economic welfare of millions of people.

Indonesia is largely covered in the press in Australia these days – mainly about the three B’s – boats, beef and Bali.

Economist Tim Harcourt discusses the Indonesian-Australian economic partnership ahead of the arrival of Indonesian President Joko Widodo. 

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Moving the capital from Jakarta to a sparsely populated location in East Kalimantan may cause environmental degradation, but the country needs it regardless.

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Psychology PhD student Sandersan Onie is working on removing the stigma surrounding mental health and improving science-based interventions in his home of Indonesia.

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Jessica Cong says working for local NGOs gives valuable insight into how the skills she is developing at university can be applied in unique real-world situations.

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Indonesia, with its market of 262 million people, is more important to Australia than many Australians realise.

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The Prime Minister's trip to Indonesia is to secure a free trade agreement with a vastly under-rated economic partner, says UNSW Business School's Tim Harcourt.

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A star of Indonesian television is one of the guests visiting UNSW for the Indonesian Students Association of UNSW's ideas conference, ICON 2017.

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The conviction of Jakarta’s Christian Governor Ahok on blasphemy charges is a sign of the tensions at the heart of Indonesia’s legal system, writes Melissa Crouch.

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Better knowledge about the local market helps Indonesia's ridesharing startup Gojek beat Silicon Valley tech company Uber, writes Nick Wailes.

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