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We publish a variety of reports, working papers, policy briefs, and other publications for policymakers and the public. Explore our publications dating back to 1998.

Heterogeneous Impact of Internet Availability on Female Labor Market Outcomes in an Emerging Economy: Evidence from Indonesia

In this paper, we examine the effect of internet availability on five dimensions of women's labor market outcomes in Indonesia, focusing on the heterogeneity in the impact of internet availability on female labor market outcomes.

Estimating the Effect of a Fuel Price Increase on Poverty and Inequality: Evidence from a Fuel Subsidy Reduction in Indonesia

We attempted to estimate the effect of fuel price increase on poverty and inequality using microsimulations by leveraging information on inflation and household demand.
December, 2022 | Palmira Permata Bachtiar, Hening Wikan Sawiji, Paul Vanderberg
This brief explains how cities across Indonesia can develop enabling ecosystems that foster technology startups and include tailored incubator and accelerator programs, access to mentors, and the development of tech and entrepreneurial talent.
December, 2022 | Luhur Bima, Rachma Indah Nurbani, Sofni Indah Arifa Lubis, Rendy Adriyan Diningrat, Cecilia Marlina, Emmy Hermanus
This study aims to gain a deep understanding of the characteristics of poverty and disparities experienced by children living in poor households in urban areas, and factors affecting their experience, seen from the perspective of the children.
November, 2022 | Palmira Permata Bachtiar, Niken Kusumawardhani, Veto Tyas Indrio, Anna T. Falentina
This study examines whether internet usage among micro and small enterprises (MSEs) could influence household membersʼ use of the internet in terms of intensity as well as usage for productive activities.
November, 2022 | Asep Suryahadi, Pingkan Umboh, Noviana Aisyiah, Tita Adelia, Shinta Widimulyani, Tanty N. Djafar
This chapter explores the approaches used by think tanks in Indonesia to produce research that can influence policy decisions.

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