[Call for Commentary] Why Are Political Elites So Inclined with the MSME Digitization Policy?


Author: Maulana Aji Negara Editor: Alfredo Putrawidjoyo The development of MSMEs has become one of President Jokowi’s main focuses, as contained in the 2020-2024 Rencana Pembangunan Jangka Menengah Nasional (RPJMN).i One of the most popular efforts to develop MSMEs is […]

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Technology and Business in Indonesia’s Digital Economy


Author: Alifian Arrazi Editor: Jasmine Andretha Putri Technological advancements have brought about numerous changes in various sectors of business. Rising internet penetration and the Covid-19 pandemic also make the role of technology more significant for society, where it has the […]

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Digital-Based Herd Mentality on Consumers and Workers


Author: Katya LovianaEditor: M Perdana Karim Background The herd mentality, commonly also known as mob mentality, has always been around. The phenomenon shows how wanting-to-be-with-the-crowd strongly affects people’s behaviour, especially with the trending term, the “fear of missing out” (FOMO). […]

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[PRESS RELEASE] KOMINFO RI, CfDS UGM, & Google Indonesia Encourage Interdisciplinary Initiatives to Boost the National Digital Economy | DET #11


Now, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are predicted to be the backbone of the Indonesian economy. Seeing this opportunity, the Ministry of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia (Kominfo RI) and CfDS UGM support various initiatives to […]

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Investment in the Digital Economy Era: Quo Vadis?


Nowadays, investment, as one of important process in the world’s economy, is highly influenced by the pervasiveness of digital technology. One of its effects is the inevitable rise of digital multinational enterprises. Digitalization serve as a tool to expand their […]

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Countries’ Strategy in Growing the Digital Economy


Governments need to adapt and take advantage of the digital transformations that is happening around them today, as it can make or break the economy. This is why each country has its own unique strategies to develop its digital economy. […]

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Digital Economy 101: Definition and Importance


Author: Josia Paska Darmawan The phrase “digital economy” has been increasingly mentioned in the past years, not only by the developed economies but also by the emerging ones. Indonesia, for instance, has set up the Indonesia Digital Economy 2020 vision […]

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