Wealth and Poverty in Jakarta

These are links to articles I’ve written about Jakarta’s changing economy, and particularly the impact of the new economy on the lives of poor Jakartans.

On Poverty and Prosperity

A tale of two farmers / Kisah dua orang petani

On inequality: Drivers of Progress / Kisah dua orang sopir

Pak Tomo’s Tub / Bak mandinya Pak Tomo

The Great Escape / Tanah menjadi marmer – tiga rahasia menjadi kaya

The New Economy – Gojek, UBER and the rest

UberX: Pak Ade and the new economy / Pak Ade dan ekonomi baru

Call me / Ojek Katolik

Guerrilla taxis and the revolution in your pocket / Ojek gerilya dan revolusi dalam kantongmu

Perspectives

Ibu Y

Jakarta Time Machine

Pull’s Ferry: Jakarta, Norwich / Geteknya Pak Tarik: Jakarta, Norwich

Pramoedya Ananta Toer on Jakarta streets, 1951 / tentang jalanan Jakarta, 1951