As observers warn of Indonesia’s democratic retreat, Dr Robertus Robet questions the growing belief that authoritarianism is a shortcut to development

Lisa Cameron and Diana Contreras Suarez make the case for better policies for women’s empowerment and the national economy.

How is the Indonesian economy performing and what are the key economic issues for voters? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to economist Dr Lana Soelistianingsih about these issues and more in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

What could the government be doing to reduce inequality? Dr Asep Suryahadi examines the drivers and future of inequality, and suggests that despite government efforts, Indonesia may have to get used to higher levels of inequality.