Publications

Maritime Infrastructure and Regional Development in Indonesia

Release Date: July 2018
Editor(s): Noldy Tuerah, Joy E. Tulung, Hizkia H.D. Tasik, Alin Halimatussadiah, Djoni Hartono and Budy P. Resosudarmo
ISBN: 978-602-432-530-5
Publisher: Brawijaya University Press (UB-Press)
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 16
Price: IDR 100,000 (USD 10)

The current President of Indonesia, Jokowi, has expressed his desire for Indonesia to become a strong maritime country.  His vision is for maritime transportation, infrastructure and economic activities to become the backbone of Indonesian economy.  The challenges to achieve this goal, however, are immense. Based on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitive Report for 2013/2014, Indonesia’s infrastructure and connectivity ranked 61 out of 149. This book addresses problems related to Indonesia’s maritime infrastructure and regional development through deeper analysis of local, regional and national perspectives and offers solutions.

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Demographic Changes and Regional Development in Indonesia

Release Date: July 2017
Editor(s): Devanto S. Pratomo, Dias Satria, Budy P. Resosudarmo, D.S. Priyarsono and Hefrizal Handra
ISBN: 978-602-432-225-0
Publisher: Brawijaya University Press (UB-Press)
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 15
Price: IDR 100,000 (USD 10)

This book discusses demographic changes and regional development in Indonesia. The first part consists of chapters discussing the demographic dividend period, characterized by a decrease in the Indonesian dependency ratio, thus posing less of a challenge to both the Indonesian economy and regional development. Chapters in the second part of the book focus on migration, urbanization, and inter-connectivity, as the movement of people is an important issue governing regional demographic and labour market balances. Chapters related to education and health issues as the driver of human capital investment make up the third part of this book. Finally, the last part discusses classical regional inequality issues that will remain a challenge for Indonesia for several decades to come.

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Tourism and Sustainable Regional Development

Release Date: July 2016
Editor(s): I Komang Gde Bendesa, Luh Gede Meydianawathi, Hefrizal Handra, Djoni Hartono, D.S. Priyarsono, Budy P. Resosudarmo and Arief A. Yusuf
ISBN: 978-602-624-253-2
Publisher: Padjadjaran University Press (UNPAD-Press)
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 14
Price: IDR 100,000 (USD 10)

This book is a collection of papers on the issues surrounding tourism. The first part contains papers discussing the issues of sustainable development in Indonesia. The second part focuses on the development of the tourism sector and its implications on regional development. The last part of the book discusses various aspects of the tourism sector, such as the issue of branding, image and environmental management.

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Regional Development in Indonesia : Some Notes for the Jokowi Government

Release Date: July 2015
Editor(s): Hamid Paddu, D.S. Priyarsono, Arief A. Yusuf, Djoni Hartono, Budy P. Resosudarmo
ISBN: 978-602-0810-41-6
Publisher: Padjadjaran University Press (UNPAD-Press)
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 13
Price: IDR 100,000 (USD 10)

This book is an attempt to identify several issues, not all, on regional development in Indonesia that have not commonly covered in previous recent books and public debates in the early 2015. The expectation is that topics selected in this book could attract the attention of the current government, the Jokowi Administration. In the first part of the book we discuss issues related to regional development and decentralization. Part two of the book is on human development and the last part of the book is on the environment.

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Government and Communities: Sharing Indonesia’s Common Goals

Release Date: May 2014
Editor(s): Mohamad Fahmi, Arief A. Yusuf, Muhamad Purnagunawan, Budy P. Resosudarmo, D.S. Priyarsono
ISBN: 978-602-9238-66-2
Publisher: Padjadjaran University Press (UNPAD-Press)
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 12
Price: IDR 100,000 (USD 10)

The contributors of this book are all researchers that can analyse clearly the dynamic of all the initiatives. Their judgement on its success or failures including the lessons learned are based on scientific and rigorous analysis. This book is divided into three parts. Part I sets the scene by providing information on the current status of how Indonesian society has progressed in achieving its shared development goals. Part II contains a compilation of our national, regional, and local efforts made to build strategies to achieve those goals. Part III is a showcase of initiatives from regions, cities, and communities across the countries.

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Regional Development, Natural Resources and Public Goods in Indonesia during the Global Financial Crisis

Release Date: May 2013
Editor(s): M. Handry Imansyah, Budy P. Resosudarmo, Suryani, Syahrituah Siregar, D.S. Priyarsono, Arief A. Yusuf
ISBN: 978-979-456-531-5
Publisher: University of Indonesia Press (UI-Press)
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 11
Price: IDR 75,000 (USD 7.5)

The general theme of this 11th IRSA Book is “Regional Development, Natural Resources and Public Goods in Indonesia during the Global Financial Crisis”. The main goal in choosing this general topic is to examine the dynamics of regional development, exploitation of natural resources and attitudes toward public goods in Indonesia during and after the 2008/2009 global financial crisis. The book is divided into 5 parts: Global Financial Crisis, Regional Development, Poverty, Natural Resources and Public Goods

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Regional Development and Finances: Challenges for Expanding and Financing Public Services

Release Date: June 2012
Editor(s): Hefrizal Handra, Budy P. Resosudarmo, Arief A. Yusuf, Elfindri and Efa Yonnedi
ISBN: 978-602-8821-36-0
Publisher: Andalas University Press
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 10
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About 100 papers have been presented and discussed at the 3rd IRSA International Institute. Finally only 14 papers are presented to be part of this book. This book is organized into four parts. Part I discuses the regional development in the era of decentralization. Part II reviews the disparities and poverty issues of regional development. Part III explains the challenges for improvement and expansion of public services from financial point of view. Part IV explores the environmental, human resources and governance issues in regional development.

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Regional Development in Indonesia

Release Date: July 2010
Editor(s): D.S. Priyarsono, Ernan Rustiadi
ISBN: 978-979-25-7258-2
Publisher: CRESTPENT PRESS
Center for Regional Systems Analysis, Planning and Development (P4W)
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 8
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This book contains selected papers presented in The Second IRSA International Institute held in Bogor, 21-23 July, 2009. They report important findings from the studies on three big issues of regional development in Indonesia: Problems of Regional Development (Poverty, Unemployment, Disparities, and Sustainability), Political Economics of Regional Development (Spatial Planning and Fiscal Policies), and Prospect of Regional Development (Optimizing Partnership and Local Potential Resources).

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Regional Development, Energy and the Environment in Indonesia

Release Date: June 2009
Editor(s): Bernadette Robiani, Budy P. Resosudarmo, Armida S. Alisjahbana, Aslamia Rosa
ISBN: 979-587-339-3
Publisher: Sriwijaya University Press
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 7
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This book contains 9 papers selected from papers presented at the 9th Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) International Conference, entitled “The Current and Future Issues of Regional Development, Energy and Climate Change”. 55 papers were presented at the conference, and 15 of them were submitted to be included in this book. This book is divided into 3 parts. Part I concern regional economics and development, Part II energy, and the last part climate change and the environment.

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Empowering Regional Economic Development toward Sustainable Poverty Alleviation

Release Date: September 2007
Editor(s): Candra F. Ananda, Budy P. Resosudarmo, Suahasil Nazara
ISBN: 979-525-145-7
Publisher: Faculty of Economics – Brawijaya University
Series: IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 6
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This book contains 9 papers selected among papers presented at the 8th Indonesia Regional Science Association (IRSA) International Conference entitled :”Empowering Regional Economic Development Toward Sustainable Poverty Alleviation”. There were 80 papers presented in the conference, and 30 of them were submitted to be included in the book. In selecting the papers, special attention was given to papers written by those who recently graduated with a master of the PhD program. The conference was held on August 18-19, 2006, at Brawijaya University, Malang, East Java. It was conducted by the IRSA, the faculty of economics, Brawijaya University, and the East Java Development Planning Agency. The conference would not have been possible without generous financial support from the East Java Development Planning Agency and the Research Center for Economic Policy (PPKE), Faculty of Economics – Brawijaya University, or the active participation of those attending the conference.

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