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Employment and Re-Industrialization in Post Soeharto Indonesia - (Hardcover)

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This book studies the challenges for Indonesia, once a miracle economy, as it faces premature deindustrialisation, rising inequality and domestic and external factors impacting its export-oriented industrialization. Since the fall of Soeharto, Indonesia has undergone a far-reaching systemic transition from centralised and autocratic governance to a highly decentralised and democratic system. Complicated by regional variations, the country is now being called upon to respect labour rights and, amidst slow global economic recovery, is facing increased competition from other low-labour-cost countries, especially within the ASEAN Economic Community. Tadjoeddin and Chowdhury posit that Indonesia cannot recreate its past miracle based on cheap labour and suppression of labour rights. It will need to move quickly to high value-added activities driven by productivity growth and to develop its domestic market.

Number of Pages: 221
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: International / Economics
Series Title: Critical Studies of the Asia-pacific
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Mohammad Zulfan Tadjoeddin & Anis Chowdhury
Language: English
Street Date: May 28, 2018
TCIN: 51157822
UPC: 9781137505651
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-6934

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