Since democratization, Indonesia has experienced remarkable economic growth, making it one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and moving it into the low-middle income range. On-going commitment to policy reform and investments in infrastructure is called for if Indonesia is to sustain current levels of economic growth.
Drawing on strong institutional capacity in statistical analysis and econometric research, SMERU provides comprehensive and incisive analyses of the socioeconomic impacts of policy reforms. These studies include sector-specific and regional evaluations as well as broader assessments of national socioeconomic policy.
The Role of the Fiscal Stimulus Program in Expanding Labor-Intensive Infrastructure in Response to the Impact of the 2008/09 Global Financial CrisisDecember, 2012
Targeted programs in an economic crisis: empirical findings from Indonesia’s experience in 1998-99 during the Asian CrisisDecember, 2012
Beyond the Overall Economic Downturn: Evidence on Sector-specific Effects of Violent Conflict from IndonesiaDecember, 2012