The Indonesian Development Experience:
A Collection of Writings and Speeches
This book, written by Widjojo Nitisastro, the influential economist and architect of the economy during the beginning of the New Order in Indonesia, will be published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in the middle of 2011. It has a rich selection of speeches and writings of Professor Widjojo Nitisastro during 1968 to 1993. Much of his life’s work was dedicated to radically changing Indonesia’s command economy (during Soekarno era) to focus on development planning using economic analysis. He is one of the most respected and influential economists of the twentieth century.
This book provides invaluable insight for all who are interested in Indonesia’s economic development. It is divided into six parts: Indonesia’s Development Plan; Implementation of Indonesian Development; Facing Economic Crises; Foreign Debt Management; Equity and Development; and Indonesia and the World.(*)