Disasters and Regional Development in Indonesia

Release Date:September 2020
Editor(s):B.S. Nazamuddin, Saiful Mahdi, Cut Dewi, M. Saleh Sjafei, Alin Halimatussadiah, Djoni Hartono, Devanto Pratomo, Hefrizal Handra and Budy P. Resosudarmo
ISBN:978-623-94282-0-4
Publisher:IRSA Press
Series:IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 18
Price:IDR 100,000 (USD 10)

Due to its location, Indonesia is prone to large seismic activities, some of which have caused a significant number of fatalities and damages to human livelihoods. The country, hence, has to always be prepared and resilient toward these kinds of event. Abilities to soften the human and economic impact of natural shocks and to bounce back the economy as quickly as we can are crucial in sustaining the human and economic development of the country. This book presents disaster-related issues, including disaster management, sustaining regional development, improving human capital in the country, rural development and conserving the environment. Hopefully this book can attract more regional scientists to work on disasters and regional development issues.

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Book launch: Disasters and Regional Development in Indonesia

Date: Thursday, 3 September 2020

Time: 10 – 11:30 am WIB

Join via Zoom (registration required): bit.ly/fkp3september

Program

  • Introduction by moderator: Cut Dewi (Director, ICAIOS, and Lecturer, Universitas Syiah Kuala)
  • Launch: Arief A. Yusuf (President, Indonesian Regional Science Association, and Professor, Universitas Padjadjaran)
  • Presentation by authors:
    1. The impact of disaster on mental health: the case of the 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake,
      Mustika Septiyas Trisilia, Catur Sugiyanto and Diana Setiyawati (Universitas Gadjah Mada)
    2. Comparative analysis of healthcare service quality across regions in Indonesia,
      Muhammad Mulia, Amirusholihin and Edy Purwanto (SurveyMeter)
  • Discussant: Bernadette Robiani (Professor, Universitas Sriwijaya)
  • Q & A
  • Closing by moderator: Cut Dewi

Join via YouTube (no registration):  https://www.youtube.com/user/ANUIndonesiaProject/live

Download event poster here.

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IRSA Book Series on Regional Development Call for Papers

The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) is preparing its IRSA Book Series on Regional Development No. 19. The topic of this book will be on regional aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia. Hence, we seek papers reporting and/or analysing local dynamics related to the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in a region of Indonesia.

Potential topics to be covered include, but not limited to:

  • health and public health
  • politics and governance
  • economics and regional development
  • education, human capital and labour market
  • regional finance and fiscal policy
  • industry and trade
  • infrastructure and services
  • food and agriculture
  • technology, innovation and creative work
  • social capital, community and trust
  • environment, natural resources and sustainable development

English written papers of maximum 4,000 words should be submitted to budy.resosudarmo@anu.edu.au by 5.00pm WIB on 15 September 2020. Main authors of papers selected will be given registration fee waivers and slots to present their papers in the upcoming IRSA Conference (https://yogyakarta2021.irsa.or.id).

The book will be edited by Budy P. Resosudarmo, D.S Priyarsono, Arief A. Yusuf, Alin Halimatussadiah, and Devanto Pratomo. The book is expected to be published by mid 2021.

For more information about IRSA Book Series on Regional Development, please contact Budy P. Resosudarmo at budy.resosudarmo@anu.edu.au.

President IRSA
Arief A. Yusuf

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Quick On-line Survey Result among Economists on Policies to Manage the Covid-19 Crisis

A team of young economists consisting of:

  • Rizki Nauli Siregar (UC Davis)
  • Rus’an Nasrudin Ph.D (UI)
  • Gumilang Sahadewo Ph.D (UGM)
  • Rizal Shidiq Ph.D (Leiden University)
  • M. Halley Yudhistira Ph.D (UI)
  • Muhammad Hanri Ph.D (UI)
  • Jahen Fachrul Rezki Ph.D (UI)

has recently conducted a quick online survey among Indonesian economists asking their opinions re policies to manage the Covid-19 crisis.  The result is here.

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