Burhanuddin Muhtadi

Dr Burhanuddin Muhtadi is Visiting Fellow in the Indonesia Studies Programme at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, and Senior Lecturer at Islamic State University (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah.

Articles by Burhanuddin Muhtadi (6)

Out of the Frying Pan Into the Fire: Cooking Oil Burns Jokowi’s Popularity

Burhanuddin Muhtadi|Julia Lau

Rising inflation in Indonesia, especially for cooking oil prices, has dented President Joko Widodo’s popularity. If left unresolved, his party’s showing in the next elections could well be adversely affected by this issue.

Rising Support for Postponing Indonesia’s Elections? What the Data Really Says

Burhanuddin Muhtadi

Once again, key Indonesian politicians are floating trial balloons on the merits of postponing the 2024 Indonesian presidential election, citing mounting public support for it. But the data suggests otherwise.

What Indonesians Want Most in their President

Burhanuddin Muhtadi

Polls on voter preferences consistently suggest that Indonesians value 'honesty' and 'care for the people' as the two most important traits that Indonesia's President should have.

Extending Jokowi’s Presidential Term: Dead in the Water?

Burhanuddin Muhtadi|Kennedy Muslim

The date for the next Indonesian presidential polls has been formally announced, ostensibly ending speculation that President Jokowi would seek to extend his term in office.

PDI-P’s Presidential Nominee Race Will Shape Future Alliances

Burhanuddin Muhtadi|Norshahril Saat

The current internal struggle within the PDI-P to determine the party's 2024 presidential nominee will have a significant bearing on how broader political alliances will shape up thereafter.