Indonesia Under Martial Law

“With the stroke of a pen, President Joko Widodo has nullified Indonesia’s Constitution, cancelled all Human Rights and placed the military in charge of enforcing his unilateral dictatorial edict, and all on the eve of the country’s 75th anniversary of independence.”

Life On The Far Side: Indonesia Under Martial Law (

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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