According to the most recent RePEC (Research Papers in Economics) database - a leading database of publications and institutions - CEDS ranks third among Indonesian economics research institutions. This ranking is based mainly on the impact (citations and download) of staff’ research publication. Three of CEDS researchers are also recorded in RePEC as among top 25% authors in Indonesia.
On average, CEDS’ publish a new research paper every month. Papers in CEDS’ working paper series, Working Papers in Economics and Development Studies (WoPEDS) which is listed in RePEC, since its inception in 2007, have been downloaded at least 16,700 times or 293 download every months on average.
In 2008, CEDS was selected among 15 institutions in 15 developing countries to be partners in a Global Development Network (GDN) project on Strengthening Institutions to Improve Public Expenditure Accountability. The project run for 5 years and still ongoing. The fundamental goal of this project is to improve development outcomes by increasing the effectiveness with which governments allocate and use their resources.
CEDS is a member of East Asian Development Network (EADN) and now is running an EADN-supported research project on labor market, poverty, and economic policies.
CEDS is an active partner of the Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA), a regional network of environmental economics researchers covering Southeast Asia and China. We have hosted and contributed resource persons to at least three training on environmental economics attended by researchers from Southeast Asia and China.
CEDS is a leading institution with expertise in economic modeling, particularly economy-wide modeling. We have been actively and continuously supporting Indonesian government agencies such as BAPPENAS and Fiscal Policy Office to promote the use of such modeling in policy formulations particularly in terms of trainings and development of economic models.