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Recent Papers & Blog Posts

An op-ed in The Jakarta Post, May 26, 2023 “Plan B for new capital for Indonesia: Horizontal decentralization,”

“The Cruel Arithmetic of Income Convergence in East Asia,” a blog I ask whether the Asian Miracle

An op-ed piece in Manila’s Business Mirror, May 31, 2022.   A single currency for ASEAN would encourage regional trade and cross-border

  “Is ASEAN an Affinity Group? What Exchange Rates Tell Us,” a blog and a background paper

A Leadership Role for RI in the South China Sea,” The Jakarta Post, 21 Jan. 2017

The Third Option for the South China Sea: The Political Economy of Regional Conflict and Cooperation, October 2016, Palgrave Macmillan

“The Economic Context for Regional Conflict and Cooperation,” paper prepared for the international conference The South China Sea in the Broader Maritime Security of the Indo-Pacific, Canberra, Australia, 28-30 September 2016.

ASEAN 2030: Toward a Borderless Economic Community  (Contributor and principal consultant team member), Asian Development Bank Institute, 2014


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