Economic dimensions of COVID-19 in Indonesia: responding to the crisis


Since December 2019 the coronavirus has swept through all regions of the world. COVID-19 has wreaked havoc everywhere and shows no signs of entirely abating. This conference focuses on the economic dimensions of COVID-19 in Indonesia. It considers both macro- and micro-economic effects and short- and long-term impacts. It constitutes the first comprehensive analysis of Indonesia’s response to the crisis from an economic perspective.

This conference is held over four days online from 7-10 September 2020.

Monday, 7 September. 1-3.30 pm AEST (10-12.30 WIB)
Not your usual Indonesia Update Conference: an overview.

Tuesday 8 September. 1-3pm AEST (10-12 WIB)
Money and finance: double whammy

Wednesday 9 September. 1-3pm AEST (10-12 WIB)
Trade, labour and poverty: sharing the pain

Thursday, 10 September. 1-3pm AEST (10-12 WIB)
Health, human capital and gender: trouble behind, trouble ahead


His Excellency Gary Quinlan, Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia
Boediono, Indonesia’s former Vice President
M Chatib Basri, Universitas Indonesia and Indonesia’s former Finance Minister
Brian Schmidt, Vice-Chancellor, The Australian National University
Ari Kuncoro, Rector Universitas Indonesia
Vivi Alatas, Asa Kreativita
Hal Hill, Professor Emeritus of Southeast Asian Economies, The Australian National University
Masyita Crystallin, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Indonesia
and many others


Blane Lewis (The Australian National University)
Firman Witoelar Kartaadipoetra (The Australian National University)


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Dates & times

Monday 07 September 2020 to Thursday 10 September 2020



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