Thursday, January 24, 2019

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.

Education the Only Goal on Track in Asia-Pacific

The year 2019 will be a landmark one for the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Four years will have passed since world leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), four years since governments recommitted themselves...

Asia-Pacific Takes Stock of Ambitious Development Targets

Ministers and senior policymakers across Asia and the Pacific are gathered in Bangkok this week to focus on population dynamics at a crucial time for the region. Their goal: to keep people and rights at the heart...

The Growth Obsession

Thirteen economists, including a Nobel laureate and four formerchief economists of the World Bank, put forward the so-called Stockholm Statement of development principles in 2016. Topping the list of eight key principles is a warning that economic growth is not...

Solving Land Problems for Sake of Indigenous Peoples

Land issues can never be separated from indigenous peoples. Various pressures and deprivation of rights of customary land continue to occur along with development of forest areas for practical economic purposes, both by the government and private sector. Current...

Kemiskinan di Indonesia dalam Perspektif Komparatis

Selama kurun waktu lebih dari 40 tahun pembangunan, dari 1970-an sampai sekarang, kemiskinan di Indonesia mengalami penurunan yang cukup berarti. Bandingkan misalnya di awal tahun 1970-an dimana lebih dari 60% penduduk Indonesia masuk kategori miskin, dengan kondisi di tahun...

The Rise of the Robot Reserve Army: Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Lukas Schlogl and Andy Sumner both of King’s College London are launching a new CGD paper today. To save you actually having to read it, they have helpfully picked out the headlines. The rise of a new global ‘robot reserve army’ will have profound effects on developing...

SDGs dan Pembangunan

Dalam sejarah, belum pernah ada kesepakatan global yang begitu ambisius seperti Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): merengkuh tujuan sosial, ekonomi dan lingkungan sekaligus.  Indonesia patut bangga menjadi salah satu inisiator dan kini role model, karena leadership presiden yang memimpin sendiri...

Pilkada & SDGs

Semarak menghadapi salah satu pesta demokrasi prosedural, Pilkada Serentak 2018, tengah gencar diperankan oleh berbagai pihak.  Berbagai strategi dilakukan oleh partai induk semangnya demi meraih pemenangan suara di daerahnya masing-masing. Jawa Barat jelas menjadi arena sangat signifikan bagi para pelaku...

Trade-off antara Pertumbuhan, Keadilan dan Lingkungan: Mitos atau Realitas?

Artikel ini adalah naskah dari Orasi Ilmiah Berkenaan dengan Penerimaan Jabatan Guru Besar dalam bidang Ekonomi Lingkungan pada Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Padjadjaran dari Prof. Arief Anshory Yusuf, Senior Researcher dari SDGs Center Universitas Padjadjaran yang disampaikan pada...

Beras, Pangan dan Kemiskinan

Walaupun status ekonomi Indonesia termasuk kedalam kelompok negara berpendapatan menengah, banyak data-data menunjukkan kondisi kemiskinan kita masih cukup mengkhawatirkan. Di negara-negara ASEAN tingkat kemiskinan kita tertinggi kedua setelah Laos (Bank Dunia). Selain itu, Data Bank Dunia tahun 2017 menunjukkan...