ADB Papers on Indonesia
The ADB Papers on Indonesia are designed to provide information, analysis, and advice on issues of interest to Indonesia's development stakeholders. The series is produced by sector experts and maintained by the ADB Indonesia Resident Mission.
Improving Indonesia's Domestic Connectivity: An Inter-regional CGE Analysis
Indonesia's economic growth is slowed by poor transport infrastructure. This paper provides some rough estimates, generated using a regional CGE model (IndoTERM), of the possible benefits to Indonesia of reducing transport costs.
Indonesia's Summary Transport Assessment
Indonesia needs better connectivity across the nation and better infrastructure to facilitate a shift from a pattern of resource-driven growth to a knowledge-based growth process, geared towards high productivity and innovation.
Analysis of Trends and Challenges in the Indonesian Labor Market
Integrated solutions are required across education, infrastructure, economic sectors, and the social sectors, in order to promote quality employment and support employment creation in Indonesia.
Investing In Renewable Energy Generation and Power Transmission In Eastern Indonesia
This paper documents lessons learned during the implementation of two loans: the Renewable Energy Development Sector Project, and the Power Transmission Improvement Sector Project.
Summary of Indonesia's Private Sector Development Assessment
While Indonesia's rank in overall ease of doing business improved in 2015 according to World Bank's worldwide competitiveness ranking, overall ease of doing business still ranks unfavorably compared to its regional peers.
Summary of Indonesia's Finance Sector Assessment
Financial sector development is critical for reducing poverty through better access to financial products and services for the poor and low-income families.
Summary of Indonesia's Public Sector Management Sector Assessment
General outlook in terms of public financial management based on the 2012 Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) assessment indicates that Indonesia has a well-functioning public financial management system.
Constraints to Indonesia's Economic Growth
Indonesia's macroeconomic fundamentals remain solid despite the recent growth slowdown. However, vulnerabilities remain due to its open economy, increased dependence on private capital inflows, and widening external imbalances.
Summary of Indonesia's Energy Sector Assessment
This energy sector assessment reviews the state of the energy sector of Indonesia.
Summary of Indonesia's Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environment Sector Assessment
Indonesia is a net importer of grains, horticulture and livestock produce. The instability of food prices since 2008 has led to a renewed emphasis on food security.