Sunday, May 19, 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.

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...

Information and Statistics in Public Policy Making

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 agency...

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...

Moi Kelim Saves Millions of Dollars by Keeping Forests

Moi Kelim tribe member Adolfina Sapisa has lived all her life in Malaumkarta village, Sorong Regency, West Papua, and has spent most of it fishing, farming, as well as gathering sago and others plans from the surrounding forests.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...