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How Badly is Indonesia’s Economy Really Doing?
September 13, 2018
How Badly is Indonesia’s Economy Really Doing?
While comparisons to the Asian Financial Crisis may be premature or overly alarming, there are reasons for worry.
How Badly is Indonesia’s Economy Really Doing?
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
September 05, 2018
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Indonesia’s rupiah is nearing levels last seen in the Asian Financial Crisis. Here's why this time is different.
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Indonesia’s Looming Energy Challenges
June 01, 2018
Indonesia’s Looming Energy Challenges
As the country heads to elections next year, assessing progress of the government’s energy policies will be key.
Indonesia’s Looming Energy Challenges
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
July 20, 2017
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
The 50-year relationship between Indonesia and its largest taxpayer comes under scrutiny.
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
Indonesia Revives Rupiah Redenomination Plan
December 23, 2016
Indonesia Revives Rupiah Redenomination Plan
Southeast Asia’s largest state may redenominate its currency for the second time in three years.
Indonesia Revives Rupiah Redenomination Plan
Can Jokowi Fix Indonesia's Economic Woes in 2016?
March 05, 2016
Can Jokowi Fix Indonesia's Economic Woes in 2016?
The country’s president is likely to continue to face difficulties this year on the economic front.
Can Jokowi Fix Indonesia's Economic Woes in 2016?
Indonesia Eyes New Rice Deal with India Amid Shortage
January 08, 2016
Indonesia Eyes New Rice Deal with India Amid Shortage
The country’s trade minister says Jakarta is mulling a new pact with New Delhi.
Indonesia Eyes New Rice Deal with India Amid Shortage
ASEAN's Economic Future
September 25, 2015
ASEAN's Economic Future
ASEAN's economic future and the implications of the AEC, the TPP, and China's economic slowdown.
ASEAN's Economic Future
Why Indonesia is Going Nowhere Fast Under Jokowi
September 04, 2015
Why Indonesia is Going Nowhere Fast Under Jokowi
Jakarta is losing the international perceptions game.
Why Indonesia is Going Nowhere Fast Under Jokowi
What Does Indonesia’s Cabinet Reshuffle Mean?
August 13, 2015
What Does Indonesia’s Cabinet Reshuffle Mean?
A look at who’s in, who’s out, and why it matters.
What Does Indonesia’s Cabinet Reshuffle Mean?
The Trouble With Indonesia's Rudderless Economic Policy
July 04, 2015
The Trouble With Indonesia's Rudderless Economic Policy
Concerns are growing that the Jokowi government does not have a clear direction.
The Trouble With Indonesia's Rudderless Economic Policy
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Foreign Policy Priorities Under Jokowi
January 09, 2015
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Foreign Policy Priorities Under Jokowi
Jakarta has outlined its foreign policy priorities. Actually achieving them could be a challenge.
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Foreign Policy Priorities Under Jokowi
A False Hope? Indonesia’s Economic Miracle
February 05, 2013
A False Hope? Indonesia’s Economic Miracle
Indonesia has made a remarkable economic comeback. Yet, its amazing growth is neither sustainable nor inclusive.
A False Hope? Indonesia’s Economic Miracle
Indonesia's Economy Presses Ahead
October 24, 2012
Indonesia's Economy Presses Ahead
While the world’s economic picture increasingly looks gloomy, Indonesia seems to be on a roll.
Indonesia's Economy Presses Ahead
The Next Asian Tiger
October 01, 2012
The Next Asian Tiger
Peaceful and populous Indonesia is set to buck predictions of a global economic downturn.
The Next Asian Tiger
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