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Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 3:00pm to 5:00pm


Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, 4th floor

MountainThe World’s Most Pressing Issues from the Perspective of the World’s Largest Majority-Muslim Democracy

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About the Event
Join us for public lectures about Indonesia by three visiting scholars: Chatib Basri contrasting Indonesia’s exports in 1998 and 2008, Jeffrey Winters comparing the oligarchies of Singapore and Indonesia, and Adam Schwarz assessing the economic consequences of low carbon emission goals in Indonesia. Light refreshments will be served. Lecture titles and speaker bios follow.

“Should Indonesia Say Goodbye to an Export Facilitating Strategy?”
Chatib Basri, Senior Lecturer of Economics, Universitas Indonesia.

“Criminal Democracy and Authoritarian Legalism: Indonesian and Singaporean Oligarchies in Comparative Perspective”
Jeffrey Winters, Associate Professor of Political Economy, Northwestern University

“Green Growth in Indonesia”
Adam Schwarz, Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company Asia

This lecture is organized by the HKS Indonesia Program, with the support of the Rajawali Foundation.