Institute for Economic and Social Research, known as LPEM FEB UI, is a research institute under the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia. LPEM FEB UI was established in November 1953 by Prof Soemitro Djojohadikusumo, who served as Dean of the Faculty of Economics University of Indonesia. For more than 67 years, LPEM FEB UI has become one of the leading academic institutions in Indonesia, which plays an essential role in contributing ideas through research, consulting, and training.
Our research and consulting activities focused on broad aspects of issues. We organized ourselves in 7 research groups: Regional and Energy Resources Policy, Macroeconomics and Political Economy, Environmental Economics, Digital Economy and Behavioral Economics, Business Climate and Global Value Chains, Social and Community Empowerment, and Social Protection and Labor. Our research staff consists of nearly 60 economists, social researchers, anthropologists, statisticians, and public policy analysts.
Our training activities are concentrated under our training center. LPEM FEB UI Training and Education Center focuses on the teaching of public policy, economics, and social science courses. Our objective is to enable the knowledge transfer process from our experts to the students who learn under our training and education center. Over the past years, numerous government officials, private entities, CSOs, MSMEs, and general audiences have joined our courses.