Perspectives

Perspectives features summaries of findings from the center’s research; view and opinion contributed by our staff and associates, as well as reposts of trending articles from other institutions. It aims to reach non-academic audience in Indonesia and beyond including policy makers, journalists, and public at large. The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in articles featured here are entirely those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of SDGs Center Unpad.

SDGs Implementation of SEA Nations: WIEF Interview with Professor Armida Alisjahbana

Professor Armida Alisjahbana, the director of SDGs Center UNPAD, was interviewed by World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation about SDGs Implementation of South East Asian Nations (SEA) nations on 5 October 2017 in Jakarta, when WIEF Roundtable 2017 was held. She discussed what…
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Sustainable Infrastructure Investment

Prof. Dr. Armida S. Alisjahbana, SE., MA. Infrastructure needs and investment is high on the Global Development Agenda. Its realization depends not only on each country’s capacity to address its infrastructure needs in isolation. Often times, cooperation among countries and…
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Percepatan Pencapaian SDGs: Belajar dari Provinsi NTB

Prof. Dr. Armida S. Alisjahbana, SE., MA. Sudah lebih dari satu tahun pencanangan Komitmen Global untuk Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan atau Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), namun belum ada informasi tentang bagaimana pencapaian SDGs di Indonesia ataupun daerah-daerah di Indonesia selama dua…
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Information and Statistics in Public Policy Making

By Boediono** While I am not a statistician by profession, statistics have never been far from my works throughout most of my career. I took up my first job in government more than thirty years ago at our national planning…
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Ketimpangan dan pertumbuhan yang menyengsarakan

Oleh: Arief Anshory Yusuf* Pertumbuhan ekonomi sering digadang-gadang sebagai senjata ampuh untuk meningkatkan kesejahteraan, termasuk menghapuskan kemiskinan. Tak mengherankan, bila pemimpin daerah dari propinsi hingga kabupaten kota di seluruh negeri ini umumnya fasih dengan istilah laju pertumbuhan ekonomi (LPE). Inilah…
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Resolving Nutrition Emergency as Precondition to Inclusive Growth

Arief Anshory Yusuf Indonesia: Middle income country with poor nutrient status Comparison of some welfare indicators between Indonesia and Cambodia indicates a number of highly disturbing anomalies (Table 1). Indonesia is a country that falls under the middle income countries…
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Menyelesaikan Darurat Nutrisi Anak sebagai Prasyarat Pertumbuhan Inklusif

Arief Anshory Yusuf Indonesia: Negara berpendapatan menengah dengan status gizi rendah Membandingkan beberapa indikator kesejahteraan antara Indonesia dan Kamboja memunculkan beberapa anomali yang cukup menganggu (Tabel 1). Indonesia adalah negara yang termasuk kelompok pendapatan menengah berdasarkan standar Bank Dunia (middle-income…
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The SDGs – What’s Your Baseline?

Zach Christensen. Some prominent critics have argued that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aren’t measurable. This is a problem, they say, because for goals to be meaningful, you need a baseline to understand where things are starting and at least one…
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Who is responsible for state-owned enterprises’ debts?

Kyunghoon Kim. In its first two years, the administration of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo pursued a state-centered development strategy and supported the expansion of state-owned enterprises (SOE) with capital injections. State capital injections into SOEs increased from Rp 3 trillion (US$222…
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Focusing on Indonesia’s SDG priorities

Armida S. Alisjahbana.  Almost a year ago the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda was adopted by world leaders at the UN Summit. The extent and breadth of the global commitment is evident by quoting the UN Outcome Document on the…
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