Yanuar Nugroho

Dr Yanuar Nugroho is a Visiting Fellow at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. He was the former Deputy Chief of Staff to the President of Indonesia 2015-2019. He is an Honorary Fellow at the University of Manchester, UK; senior advisor for Centre for Innovation Policy and Governance (CIPG) Indonesia; and a member of Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences (ALMI).

Articles by Yanuar Nugroho (3)

To Lockdown or Not? Indonesia’s Dilemma in Handling the Covid-19 Second Wave

Yanuar Nugroho

The Jokowi government appears to be on the verge of imposing a hard lockdown to curb a second wave of Covid-19 infections. But this belies longstanding hesitancy to adopt drastic measures that could hurt the economy.

Students from Banda Aceh

Lost in the Shuffle: Research and Innovation in Indonesia

Yanuar Nugroho

The Jokowi administration’s recent reshuffling of ministries complicates research and innovation policy.

Joko’s Fire and Fury: A Chance to Reform the Cabinet?

Yanuar Nugroho

As a recession looms, President Joko Widodo has unleashed his fury on his ministers for their mishandling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Speculation about a Cabinet reshuffle is rife. Instead of focusing on personalities, however, the emphasis should be on areas which desperately need reform