• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersIndonesia
  • Founded2001

SMERU Research Institute

The SMERU Research Institute is an independent institution for research and public policy studies. They professionally and proactively provide accurate and timely information, as well as objective analyses, on various socioeconomic and poverty issues considered most urgent and relevant for the people of Indonesia. All of our work is directed toward our primary goal of encouraging pro-poor policies at national and regional levels through evidence-based research. Since its establishment in 2001, SMERU has been a leader in poverty and inequality research in Indonesia. SMERU conducts qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method studies on various socioeconomic issues affecting Indonesia's poorest and most vulnerable people. They are also at the forefront of the research effort to highlight the impact of development programs and policies, and we actively publish and report our research findings. Their work focuses on areas of socioeconomic research that are of fundamental importance to contemporary development issues.
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Staff at SMERU Research Institute have experience in


  • development
  • research & development
  • economic policy
  • public administration
  • anti-poverty / social justice


  • goal global


  • indonesia
  • australia
  • kenya
  • afghanistan
  • philippines


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Events / Training
Anti-Poverty / Social Justice
Farming / Crops
Research & Development
Architecture / Design
Knowledge Management
Public Administration

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Company Offices

  • Indonesia (headquarters)
  • Jakarta
  • Jl. Cikini Raya No. 10A