LD provides intensive applied researches and policy analyses. These research activities have included numerous field surveys (both quantitative and qualitative), secondary data analyses, and population planning activities.
A sample of major research topics of research interests and consultancies conducted by LD in 2015-2016 are:

  1. Farmers Information Source Survey in East Java, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara
  2. Determinants and Patterns of Living Arrangement among Older People
  3. Analysis of Vocational School Graduates in Labor Market
  4. Analysis of Household Balance Survey (Survei Neraca Rumah Tangga / SNRT)
  5. Price Modelling for Used Cars
  6. Spatial Analysis of Mode of Transportation
  7. Mapping of Two Million Job Opportunities in Indonesia
  8. Roadmap of Tobacco Excise Policy
  9. Profile of National Population Development
  10. Family Planning and 1000 First Days of Life
  11. Expanding Electricity in Riau Islands: An Analysis of Electricity Demand and NonElectricity Substitution
  12. Survey on Wellbeing of Bank Mandiri Retirees
  13. Monitoring on “Program Simpanan Keluarga Sejahtera”
  14. Survey on Identification of Economy Potential in Jambi Province