Indonesia’s Strategy in Rising US-China Trade Tension

While there has been rising uncertainty due the recent escalating tension in US-China’s trade, Indonesia will maintain its neutral position and keep positive engagements. Before...

Indonesia Tightens Trade Links With Tunisia

Apart from expanding in Asia, Indonesia has started to eye Africa as a market for its exports, one of the main drivers of the...

Indonesia and China: Friends or Foes? Quality Competition and Firm Productivity

We define and measure “firm-product-destination-year-specific export quality” and investigate how quality competition from China affects Indonesian firm productivity in the domestic and export markets....

Reform in an Imperfect World: the Case of Indonesia

Almost all economic policy recommendations cite the importance of economic reform; and it should be noted that economic reform has brought significant economic change to several countries, as it...

India and Indonesia: Lessons Learned from the 2013 Taper Tantrum

In May 2013, the US Federal Reserve began to talk about the possibility of ending its program of quantitative easing. This tapering talk had...

Policy Brief: How Restrictive Are ASEAN’s Rules of Origins?

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How Much Will China Save? Projecting China’s National Savings Through 2040

This paper projects China's national savings through 2040 based on China's national account data, demographic data, and data on rural and urban life-cycle income...