Yanuar Nugroho

Dr Yanuar Nugroho is a Visiting Senior 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 (7)

Jokowi’s Dilemma: To Stay or To Go?

Yanuar Nugroho

Although President Jokowi has officially announced the date of the next Indonesian presidential election, there are important strategic and personal considerations that could tempt him to seek to remain in power.

Parsing Objections to Moving Indonesia’s Capital

Yanuar Nugroho

There are substantial and valid concerns about the government’s decision to move Indonesia’s capital to East Kalimantan. It should have taken these concerns into account.

A Roadmap for Consolidating Jokowi’s Legacy

Yanuar Nugroho|Hui Yew-Foong

With about two years left in power, Jokowi needs a viable roadmap and sound execution of policies to achieve significant results for his stated priorities. This Long Read proposes some steps to consider.

Moving the Indonesian Capital: Political Ambition or Realistic Vision?

Yanuar Nugroho

Legislation to approve moving the Indonesian capital to East Kalimantan is expected soon. Meticulous planning and execution will be required to avoid huge problems in future.

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.