Academic staff

Blane Lewis
Blane Lewis
Associate Professor and Head of ANU Indonesia Project, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Coordinating Editor of BIES.
Research interests: decentralisation, federalism and regional autonomy in Asia, particularly Indonesia.
Mari Elka Pangestu
Mari Elka Pangestu
Thee Kian Wie Visiting Professor, ANU Indonesia Project, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics.
Research interests: macroeconomics, international trade and finance.

Budy P. Resosudarmo
Budy P. Resosudarmo
Professor, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics
Research interests: resource & environmental economics, development economics, public policy, resource & environmental modelling, inter-regional modelling.
Arianto Patunru
Arianto Patunru
Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, and Policy Engagement Coordinator
Research interests: international economics, industrial organisation, environment and natural resources economics.

Xue (Sarah) Dong
Xue (Sarah) Dong
Research Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, and Research Network Coordinator
Research interests: development economics, labor economics, informal sector in developing countries, gender issues in developing countries.
Firman Witoelar
Firman Witoelar
Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics
Research interests: labour economics, health economics, demography.

Pierre van der Eng
Pierre van der Eng
Associate Professor, Research School of Management
Research interests: strategies of Japanese firms in Southeast Asia; agricultural development, economic growth and productivity change in Indonesia.
John McCarthy
John McCarthy
Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy
Research interests: agricultural policy, agrarian change & land tenure; social capital, participation & environmental management; forest management, biodiversity conservation & climate change; politics, policy & natural resources governance in a developing context.

Edward Aspinall
Edward Aspinall
Professor, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
Research interests: Indonesian politics, Aceh, democratisation, social movements, civil society, nationalism, peace processes & peacebuilding, ethnic conflict.
Marcus Mietzner
Marcus Mietzner
Associate Professor, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
Research interests: The political role of the military in Indonesia; Indonesian political parties, particularly campaign financing issues; elections in Indonesia; comparative electoral politics in Southeast Asia.

Greg Fealy
Greg Fealy
Associate Professor, Department of Political & Social Change, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs.
Research interests: Indonesian politics, modern Islamic political history; democratisation & Islamism, jihadist ideology & strategy.
Ross Tapsell
Ross Tapsell
Lecturer, Asian Studies, School of Culture, History & Language.
Research interests: Indonesia; Malaysia; media; journalism; history; Australia-Indonesia relations.

Ariane Utomo

Ariane Utomo
Honorary Lecturer, Crawford School of Public Policy.
Research interests: changing marriage patterns in Indonesia, gender, education and the labour market, transition to adulthood in Southeast Asia, family demography.


Haryo Aswicahyono
Senior Economist, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Indonesia
Prema-chandra Athukorala
Professor of Economics, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics
Iwan Jaya Azis
Professor of Economics, University of Indonesia
Adjunct Professor, Cornell University, United States of America

Mohammad Chatib Basri
Former Finance Minister, Republic of Indonesia.
Paul Burke
Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy
Lisa Cameron
Professor, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne

Katy Cornwell
Research Fellow, Monash University
Tadjuddin Nur Effendy
Professor, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
Ross Garnaut
Professorial Research Fellow in Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne

Hal Hill
Emeritus H W Arndt Professor of Southeast Asian Economies,
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics
Sisira Jayasuriya
Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Monash University
Frank Jotzo
Associate Professor and Director, Center for Climate Economics & Policy and Resources Environment and Development (RE&D) program, Crawford School of
Public Policy

Sherry (Tao) Kong
Associate Professor, Peking University, China
Ari Kuncoro
Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
Chris Manning
Adjunct Associate Professor, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics

Peter McCawley
Visiting Fellow, Indonesia Project
Ross McLeod
Adjunct Associate Professor, Arndt-Corden Deparment of Economics
Susan Olivia
Senior Lecturer, The University of Waikato, New Zealand

Mari Pangestu
Professor, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Rizal Sukma
Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Kingdom
Daniel Suryadarma
Deputy Team Leader, RISE; Senior Researcher, SMERU Research Institute, Indonesia

Asep Suryahadi
Director, SMERU Research Institute, Indonesia
Peter Warr
Adjunct John Crawford Professor of Agricultural Economics and Convener, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics
Chikako Yamauchi
Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan

Arief Anshory Yusuf
Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Padjajaran, Bandung
Robert Sparrow
Associate Professor, Development Economics Group, Wageningen University, Netherlands

Advisory Board Members (2018-present)

Michael Wesley
Julie Heckscher
Lisa Elliston
Helen Sullivan
Blane Lewis
Hal Hill
Greg Fealy
M Chatib Basri
Mari Pangestu
Asep Suryahadi
Lisa Cameron
Michele Ford
Dian Fatwa
Stephen Grenville
Jacqui Baker



Kate McLinton
Project Manager and Development Coordinator (currently on extended leave)
Olivia Cable
Project Manager and Development Coordinator



Sean Muir
Associate Editor, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies
Nurkemala Muliani
Outreach Manager

Lydia Napitupulu
Indonesia Liaison Officer
Ruth Nikijuluw
Project Research Assistant

Hieu Nguyen
Research Associate
Agnes Samosir
Editorial support, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies

PhD students

Deni Friawan
The impact of free trade area (FTA) on Indonesian manufacture sector
Umbu Raya Kedamaki
Social classes, institutional changes and the livelihood of the poor

Yessy Vadila
Tariff reforms and welfare in Indonesia
Mohamad Agung Widodo
Childhood living conditions and human development in Indonesia

Rus’an Nasrudin
Development in lagging and natural disaster prone regions of Indonesia
Adrianus Hendrawan
Effects of political decentralisation on local fiscal policy and service

Deasy Pane
Does export experience improve firm performance? Evidence from Indonesia
Anna Falentina
Micro and small enterprises in Indonesia

Chitra Septyandrica
Institutional changes and resource exploitation in Indonesia
Abdul Nasir
The impact of Law no 22/2001 (Oil & Gas Law) on the efficiency of the
up-stream oil and gas sector in Indonesia

Ruth Nikijuluw
Essays on local government spending and service delivery in Indonesia
Human capital formation in Indonesia: the role of early-life conditions

Umi Yaumidin
Essays on system of Rice Intensification (SRI) and sustainable agriculture
Wishnu Mahraddika
Capital flows and macroeconomic policies

Nurina Merdikawati
Essays on the impact of minimum wage
Chandra Putra
The role of product quality and scope in the framework of love-of-variety:
the case of Indonesian manufacturing sector

Made Krisna Gupta
Trade policy in Indonesia – a General Equilibrium approach
Donny Pasaribu
Indonesia experience with resource booms, Dutch Disease and resource curse: a tale of two booms

To be announced
Barli Suryanta
Indonesia integration into the regional economy and the global economy

Yuventus Effendi
Inter-regional fiscal policy analysis