CIPS studies a range of issues that impact the ability for individuals and communities to generate their own source of livelihoods. The topics we study include:
Community forestry and property rights on forests
CIPS analyzes the positive impacts of property rights for Indonesian villagers who reside around the forests in order to improve their livelihood, as well as ensure the success of forest conservation programs.
CIPS suggests policies that facilitate low-skilled labour migration as it is of critical importance for the income generation and capacity development of marginalized communities in Indonesia.
CIPS studies the unintended consequences of existing alcohol policies in Indonesia and suggests policy options to minimize harmful effects on public health and social behaviours.