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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.

Bringing Think Tanks Closer to Policymakers for Evidence-Informed Policymaking

This chapter explores the approaches used by think tanks in Indonesia to produce research that can influence policy decisions.

The Families First Program to Prevent Child Abuse: Results of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in West Java, Indonesia

The objective was to evaluate the effects of Families First on physical and emotional punishment.
March, 2001 | Sudarno Sumarto, Asep Suryahadi, Wenefrida Dwi Widyanti
The findings of this study indicate that implementation of the programs was plagued by problems of targeting beneficiaries and delivering benefits to intended target groups.
February, 2001 | Syaikhu Usman, Vita Febriany, M. Sulton Mawardi, Nina Toyamah, Ilyas Saad, Asep Suryahadi, Sudarno Sumarto
The management of SMERU has chosen regional autonomy as the central focus of this edition. Hence, the articles are mostly based on the results of an ongoing study of decentralization and regional autonomy conducted by the SMERU team since April 2000.
December, 2000 | The SMERU Research Institute
SMERU is at present undergoing an exciting transition. This is the last year that we will operate under the umbrella of the World Bank. Beginning in January 2001 SMERU will be operating as an independent research organization.
November, 2000 | John Maxwell, Hariyanti Sadaly, Sri Kusumastuti Rahayu, Sudarno Sumarto, Asep Suryahadi
The special theme of this issue of our newsletter is smallscale credit. How to deliver efficient and effective credit services to those individuals seeking small amounts of capital is not a new problem in Indonesia
October, 2000 | John Maxwell, Hudi Sartono, Pamadi Wibowo, Akhmadi , Hastuti , Wawan Munawar, Sri Budiyati, Musriyadi Nabiu, Sudarno Sumarto, Syaikhu Usman
We feature here a summary report and some case studies drawn from a SMERU investigation into how tertiary graduates in three cities have fared after losing their jobs in the formal sector

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