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Higher education for the poor? It's Possible

To tackle the low participation of students from poor households in higher education, the  Government of Indonesia (GOI) and the private sectors introduced  Bidik Misi program in  2010, which provides opportunities for poor students to gain access to public universities.  However, despite Bidik Misi being a good incentive for poor students to perform well at high school,  most of them fail to meet the minimum academic requirement because students from high  socioeconomic status background outperform those from poor family backgrounds, both at high  school as well as in public university entrance examination. 

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Kota Bandung (Sebenarnya) Untuk Siapa?

Bandung adalah kota yang sangat dinamis. Pertumbuhan ekonomi-nya selama 5 tahun terakhir (sekitar 8% pertahun) selalu lebih tinggi dari pertumbuhan ekonomi nasional (6%). Sebagian besar pertumbuhan ekonomi tersebut ditopang oleh aktivitas ekonomi di sektor jasa. Sebagai kota jasa, dinamika aktivitas ekonomi di sektor tersebut juga terasa sangat kentara.

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Equality of opportunity: The currency of post-2015 development agenda

World leaders are now racing against time to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target by 2015. The MDG are a set of targets officially established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000.

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Center for Economics and Development Studies is a research center under the Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia. A leading research institute in Indonesia in the area of economics and development studies.  MORE..

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