Tuesday, May 21, 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...

Nilai Sumber Daya Alam Masyarakat Adat Melebihi Nilai Perekonomian Daerah

Nilai sumber daya alam masyarakat adat suku Moi Kelim di Kampung Malaumkarta di Sorong melebihi nilai perekonomian daerah tersebut. Hal ini harus menjadi dasar dalam perencanaan pembangunan. Perencanaan pembangunan...

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,...

The SDGs – What’s Your Baseline?

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 other...

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 promise and pitfalls of Indonesia’s village law

It has the power to reduce poverty and foster development. But has Indonesia’s much celebrated village law lived up to expectations? In January 2014, Indonesia’s new law on villages (Law no 6/2014) generated quite some excitement. Village heads were cheering in...

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...

Gender Bias and Indonesian Education System

“No industry or country can reach its full potential until women reach their full potential.” (Sheryl Sandberg) Within the legal formal context, Indonesian women have equal rights to the access to education. However, in practice and in reality, as reflected in...

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)...