Transnational social policy development: The case of Indonesia

Professor Dr Alexandra Kaasch (University of Bielefeld, Germany), Dr Mulyadi Sumarto (Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia) and Dr Brooke Wilmsen (Social Inquiry, La Trobe University)

This research project intends to undertake a study of global and national perspectives on social policy development in Indonesia, and explore potentially new and transformative social policies that have been used for a number of decades.

This project is funded by the United National Research Institute for Social Development ($62,000)


Kaasch, A; Sumarto, M. and Wilmsen, B. (2015) Transnational Social Policy Development: The Case of Indonesia. New Directions in Social Policy: Alternatives from and for the Global South. United Nations Research Institute for Social Development: Geneva.

Kaasch, A., Sumarto, M. and Wilmsen B. (2018) Indonesian Social Policy Development in a Context of Global Social Governance, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Working Paper 2018-6: Geneva.

Wilmsen, B. Kaasch, A. and Sumarto, M. (2017) The Development of Indonesian Social Policy in the Context of Overseas Development Aid, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Working Paper 2017-5: Geneva.