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Job-Education Mismatch: A Challenge to the SDGs

Job-education mismatch is a ticking time bomb for Indonesia. Such is because Indonesia is bound to enjoy its demographic dividend in the period between 2020 to 2030, when its productive age group outsizes the non-productive one. However, for the dividend…
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SDGs Center Meluncurkan Buku dalam Acara Puncak Perayaan Dies Natalis UNPAD ke-60

SDGs Center meluncurkan buku berjudul “Menyongsong SDGs: Kesiapan Daerah-daerah di Indonesia” dalam acara puncak perayaan Dies Natalais UNPAD ke-60, pada 11 September 2017. Direktur SDGs Center yang juga Guru Besar Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis Unpad, Prof. Armida Salsiah Alisyahbana, menyerahkan…
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Konferensi Pembangunan Jawa Barat III: Perkuat Sinergi Demi Membangun Jawa Barat

Pencapaian target pembangunan di Jawa Barat tidak hanya menjadi tanggung jawab penyelenggara pemerintahan. Seluruh lapisan masyarakat memiliki peran dalam mendukung peningkatan pembangunan dan kesejahteraan masyarakat. Bupati Garut H. Rudy Gunawan, S.H., M.H., M.P., menyadari betul peran pelaku bisnis hingga akademisi…
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UN Report highlights rising inequality of opportunities in Indonesia

“I dream of a time when we can no longer guess who, among high school graduates, will be more likely to pass university entrance test just by knowing who their parents are. That is how I envision a society with…
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Immiserizing Growth: A Clear and Present Danger

The body of literature provides the empirical basis for the accepted notion that economic growth is inclusive in a general sense: on average, the poverty headcount falls and the incomes of the poorest rise in line with average income growth….
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Jonah Busch: “Forests contribute to climate stability and sustainable development”

Concrete actions to protect and conserve forests are needed so that their impact on climate stability and sustainable development can be maintained. And these actions need to take place starting now. Such was conveyed by Jonah Busch, PhD, in his…
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Peter Drysdale: “Indonesia Punya Kesempatan Jadi Elemen Sentral Perdagangan Internasional”

Indonesia memiliki peran strategis dalam strategi ekonomi dan perdagangan dunia saat ini. Menurut Peter Drysdale, Emeritus Professor of Economics at The Australian National University, Indonesia memiliki peran penting dalam strategi ekonomi di ASEAN. Sudah saatnya Indonesia unjuk diri dalam kebijakan…
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A new global research network on poverty and inequality dynamics launched

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of ending global poverty by 2030 will require that high growth rates are sustained and that growth is inclusive and shared across society so that poverty reduction is maximised. The former, high and sustained growth,…
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We Need Sustainable Infrastructure: Prof. Armida Alisjahbana

Indonesia economic growth has been constrained by serious infrastructure deficiency. Thus, the government-led infrastructure investment has been the focus of the Indonesian government in recent years. However, new concern arises on how this infrastructure development can be consistent with social…
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Fishing without License: An Obstacle to 2030 Agenda

Illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing – IUU fishing for short – costs Indonesia at least 9 trillion rupiahs every year. Such was said by Mr. Zulficar Mochtar, the Head of Research and Human Resource Division, Ministry of Marine Affairs and…
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