First, whether Indonesia would meet its target to become a high-income country by 2045 (Indonesia Emas 2045) – and why such obsession may potentially have limited effects on poverty alleviation. Second, whether at the current level of income per capita, Indonesia has met the necessary and sufficient conditions to reach the goal on time. And third, whether and why Indonesian long-run economic policies on the road to 2045 need a significant reorientation to accelerate the country’s socio-economic mobility, reduce income inequality, and improve equality of opportunity i.e., social protection system and access to quality education.
Teguh Dartanto is the Dean of Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia. He is also a Head of Cluster Research on Poverty, Social Protection and Development Economics at Institute for Social and Economic Research (LPEM) in the same department. His expertise lies in poverty analysis, social protection, development economics, and health economics. His research has been published in numerous journals, including the Lancet, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Economic Modelling, Tobacco Control, World Development Perspectives, International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, Energy Policy and Singapore Economic Review. He is actively engaged in research collaboration with domestic and international counterparts such as JPAL Southeast Asia, ANU, ADB, UNDP, JICA, and OECD.
Rizal Shidiq is a lecturer at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies. He is an economist by training with primary fields in development economics and monetary theory, and secondary field public choice. His current research topics are on political connections in developing countries, religious intolerance, and democratic vulnerabilities. He has extensive knowledge on Indonesian economy and politics.
This seminar will be held in the conference room of KITLV (room 1.68) on Monday 5 February, from 15.30– 17.00 PM (CET).
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This seminar is organized by the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS) and KITLV.