Why e-commerce is key to Indonesia's small businesses
New research has found that e-commerce is helping Indonesian entrepreneurs survive the pandemic. They also need government support and digital training
Maria Monica Wihardja is an Economist at the World Bank Office in Jakarta. In 2017, she was seconded to the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Indonesia as a senior advisor to the Deputy Chief Staff in charge of strategic economic issues. She has a PhD in Regional Science from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, and Master’s Degree in Economics from Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.