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COMMENTARY: Jokowinomics in the making

Jakarta | Tue, May 30, 2017 | 08:28 am
COMMENTARY: Jokowinomics in the making President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo speaks in a press conference at the Merdeka Palace in Jakarta. (JP/Wienda Parwitasari)

PREMIUM This person, at first glance, is pragmatic — not at all philosophical or ideological in his policies. But toward his third year in office, he issued a very ideological economic policy: ekonomi berkeadilan (economic justice policies). If this gets implemented well, it would be the birth of Jokowinomics. In terms of economic policy, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo took a very dif...

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