For developing welfare states like Indonesia, the role of government throughout the overall social process is usually very dominant. It occurs because in those countries, through rules and policies, the government has an excessive forcible power to intervene the whole social pattern of it societies. This situation makes the effectiveness degree for the overall government performance very important to accommodate the social dynamic advancements. The government institutional research division focuses itself conducting researches on fundamental question concerning the development process as well as providing valid and essential input both historically and contextually, to guide regional development policies and interventions in Bali. In the end, the division is expected to be able to introduce an applicable development models that are suitable with the characteristics of Bali’s local civil society and good governance.
Regional Development and Effectiveness Studies
The regional autonomy program has transformed the development strategic planning, which is used to be centralistic, to be more grounded adapting the development needs of each local region. The regional development and effectiveness studies is composed to identify and study Bali’s development process within the local structures of society and the effectiveness of its overall government performance.
Law and Policy Studies
The effectiveness of law and government policies depends fully on its quality. In order to achieve high standards, a law or a policy must accommodate the needs of flexibility supported with valid and essential information which is contextual, relevant and comprehensive. The law and policy studies identifies and studies all important issues associated with law and policy effectiveness in Bali, which in the end can be use as references for the government strategic planning.
Regional Informational Management System Studies
Whatever the research and the strategic planning is for, it certainly needs to be supported with sufficient information related to the relevant problematic situation. Therefore, the accessibility of information holds a vital key for the regional development. By facilitating an effective informational dissemination, the government of a particular region helps researchers conducting research about various topics associated with the region. The regional informational system management studies seeks to identify a full set of information related with Bali as well as to study the appropriate information management system for Bali.