Opinion

Indonesia Needs No Exceptionally High Growth

Indonesia Needs No Exceptionally High Growth

World Bank issued its Development Policy Review today (June 23, 2014) in Jakarta. In the event the World Bank Country Director for Indonesia Rodrigo Chaves said “Indonesia should grow 9 percent to avoid the trap of the middle class.” We are less agreed. The priority at this time is not of high economic growth, but ensuring quality growth. That is,…

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Jangan Abaikan Peringkat Kompleksitas Ekonomi

Rahmanda Muhammad Thaariq *) Sejak indeks daya saing diperkenalkan oleh World Economic Forum pada 2008, Indonesia telah berhasil menunjukkan kemajuan yang signifikan. Bagaimana tidak? Pada tahun pertama Indonesia berada di peringkat 58 dunia dan kini merangsek di posisi 36. Tapi tunggu dulu, dibalik keberhasilan memperbaiki peringkat daya saing, peringkat kompleksitas ekonomi Indonesia justru tengah melorot. Pada 2008 peringkat kompleksitas ekonomi…

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”Infinity War” and SDGs

Setyo Budiantoro*)  Thanos has concerns like the Development Goals Sustainable development goals / SDGs, the earth’s resources will not adequately meet the needs of all humans. However, the way out to overcome is very different. Thanos took a shortcut. In Infinity War, he destroyed some humans. The SDGs are otherwise more optimistic. Through global transformation carried out together, human life…

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