Local impacts of resource booms: three quantitative case studies from Indonesia, with Burke, P. J.
Selected work in progress.
An experiment designed to curtail fires and deforestation on Sumatra and Kalimantan, with the Stanford Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) and the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K). Funding secured. Baseline and project launch early 2018.
Do better quality employees deliver more effective public services? The case of Papua's community cash transfers, with Budy P. Resosudarmo.
The industrial organization of palm oil processing plants and impacts on forest clearing, fires, and extensification dynamics
Can agricultural manufacturing investments drive proto-urbanization and local structural change?
Catastrophe and regeneration in Indonesia's peatlands, Invited book review for the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies.
Has natural resource extraction reduced poverty? Invited article for upcoming special issue of Inside Indonesia.
Invited book review.
Policy and other writing.
How has our rising palm oil consumption affected the communities where it comes from? World Bank Development Impact Blog. [link]
Resource wealth and direct dividend payments: what's missing? Development Policy Center Blog. [link]
Has this government compromised the most sacred process of all, the Budget? Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times, the Age. [link]
[website updated June 2017]