Kwik Kian Gie

Kwik Kian Gie (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: Guō Jiànyì) (born 11 January 1935 in Juwana, Central Java) was the Indonesian Coordinating Minister of Economics and Finance from 1999–2000, and Minister of National Development Planning from 2001-2004.[1]He is a prominent Indonesian economist who often wrote columns in the newspaper KOMPAS criticizing the policies of the Suharto administration in the late 1980s and 1990s. He is well known for being outspoken and is regarded as an honest politician and economist although his writings are sometimes considered controversial.


Following working in a teaching post in the Economics Department in the University of Indonesia, he undertook further studies in the Nederlandse Economische hogeschool (currently Erasmus University Rotterdam) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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Bahasa Indonesia: Kwik Kian Gie
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