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Jokowi and the New Developmentalism
Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo (Jokowi), made a remarkable political recovery in 2016. During his first year in office, Jokowi had been overwhelmed by a combative and divided parliament, disunityExpand
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When Religion Trumps Ethnicity: A Regional Election Case Study from Indonesia
The authors analyse the 2010 mayoral election in the city of Medan, North Sumatra. Medan is an ethnically and religiously diverse city and the authors treat the elections here as a case study ofExpand
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Ideological representation in clientelistic democracies: The Indonesian case
Abstract Do parties represent the ideological preferences of voters in clientelistic political systems? We answer this question by studying the case of Indonesia, whose politics analysts usuallyExpand
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Explaining Indonesia's Democratic Regression: Structure, Agency and Popular Opinion
After almost two decades of praise for Indonesia’s democratic achieve­ ments, a scholarly consensus has begun to emerge that Indonesian democracy is in regression. In this article, we consider theExpand
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A New Developmentalism in Indonesia?
Abstract:Over the course of the past decade, Indonesia’s economic planning has become increasingly developmentalist in orientation. While aspects of this model have deep roots in the country’sExpand
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A Firm-Centered Analysis of Corruption and Reform: Evidence from Indonesia
This paper theorizes that informational asymmetries between firm insiders and outsiders generate both supply and demand pressures which result in sectoral variation in levels of corruption. BecauseExpand