Monday, June 18, 2018

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.

Resolving Nutrition Emergency as Precondition to Inclusive Growth

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 group based on...

SDG Indicators: Serious Gaps Abound in Data Availability

Casey Dunning and Jared Kalow. The world has collectively endorsed the goals, targets, and indicators that make up the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and we are already 126 days into implementation. You’d think it would be time to get down to business,...

Can the SDGs be achieved by 2030?

Chris Hoy. On September 2015, world leaders agreed to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will replace the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) and shape the next 15 years of international development. The goals are very ambitious, aiming to end poverty, improve human rights and...

Provinsi Paling Timpang

SENIN, 18 September 2015, BPS mengumumkan angka ketimpangan terbaru. Disebutkan bahwa, tingkat ketimpangan di Indonesia mengalami penurunan pada September 2015 dibandingkan dengan 6 bulan sebelumnya Maret 2015. Tingkat ketimpangan tersebut diukur dengan indikator yang disebut rasio gini yang nilainya...

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...

Sejarah Panjang Praktik Pasung di Indonesia

PEMASUNGAN masih terus terjadi di tanah air meskipun praktik tersebut telah dilarang oleh pemerintah semenjak tahun 1977. Orang yang mengalami gangguan kejiwaan dianggap sebagai orang yang tidak lagi punya harapan untuk menjalani kehidupan secara normal. Tidak jarang mereka diperlakukan...

Focusing on Indonesia’s SDG priorities

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 SDGs. “Alongside continuing...

Who is responsible for state-owned enterprises’ debts?

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 million)...

Sustainable Infrastructure Investment

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 countries with international institutions is needed...

Keadilan untuk Pertumbuhan

Arief Anshory Yusuf. ROBERT LUCAS —ekonom peraih Nobel dari University of Chicago—dalam sebuah artikelnya, ”The Making of Miracle” (1993), menemukan bahwa kondisi perekonomian Korea (Selatan) dan Filipina pada tahun 1960 memiliki banyak kemiripan. Struktur ekonomi, pendapatan per kapita, jumlah penduduk,...