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Industrial Development in Cities
This paper uses data for eight manufacturing industries in 1970 and 1987 to test for and characterize dynamic production externalities in cities. We find evidence of both MAR externalities, which areExpand
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Industrial centralization in Indonesia
In certain situations' economic liberalization policies can increase the degree of spatial centralization of resources and spatial concentration of manufacturing in large metropolitan areas. InExpand
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Corruption and Business Uncertainty in Indonesia
The main purpose of the paper is to analyse the local business environment in Indonesia after decentralization. Corruption or rent-seeking behaviour is focused on bribery and the market for localExpand
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Livelihood Recovery after Natural Disasters and the Role of Aid: The Case of the 2006 Yogyakarta Earthquake
The 27 May 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake caused the death of more than 5.7 thousand people, more than 60 thousand people were injured and hundreds of thousands lost their houses. Bantul district was theExpand
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Corruption in Indonesia
Bribes by firms in Indonesia arise principally from regulations --licenses and levies --imposed by local government officials. Regulations generate direct revenues (fees) plus indirect revenues inExpand
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Bribery in Indonesia: some evidence from micro-level data
This paper outlines and tests a model in which firms seek to reduce the cost of taxes and regulatory compliance by offering bribes to government officials. It finds that firms' profitability (scaledExpand
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Corruption and Local Democratization in Indonesia: The Role of Islamic Parties.
Indonesia has a tradition of corruption among local officials who harass and collect bribes from firms. This paper examines whether corruption is affected by a change in institutions introducingExpand
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Microeconomic Determinants of Economic Growth in East Asia
Tulisan ini mencoba mengungkap lebih dalam mengenai faktor yang mempengaruhi pertumbuhan ekonomi Asia Timur selama dekade terakhir. Studi-studi sebelumnya lebih banyak melihat dari sisi makroekonomi,Expand
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Globalization and Innovation in Indonesia: Evidence from Micro-Data on Medium and Large Manufacturing Establishments
In this paper we examine the impact of globalization on innovation in the Indonesian manufacturing sector. The lack of innovation data in the manufacturing survey has necessitated the use of R&DExpand
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The Dynamics of Jabotabek Development
This paper examines the dynamics of urban development of the Jakarta metropolitan region, called Jabotabek, from 1980 through the early 1990s. We focus on the rapidly changing spatial allocation ofExpand
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