Our Research

SMERU specializes in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method research on a range of topics related to poverty and inequality in Indonesia. Focusing primarily on socioeconomic research, SMERU conducts studies on poverty and inequality, social protection, education, health, children and youth, community-driven development, labor, microfinance, and more.

Current Research

SMERU conducts research both independently and in collaboration with regional, national, and international partners. Current projects include:

Areas of Expertise

SMERU has extensive expertise in conducting qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method research investigating poverty and related issues in Indonesia. We specialize in poverty analysis, policy research, and monitoring and evaluation.

Research Topics