Dr. Rivayani Darmawan

2014: Dr.rer.pol. in Economics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
2006: M.Sc. in Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
2003: B.Sc. in Economics, University of Indonesia

Research interests
Development Economics, Poverty, Elite Capture, Corruption, Gender, and Impact Evaluation

Teaching (Tutorial)
Development Economics I (Master program)
Introduction to Development Economics (Bachelor program)

Current projects
  • Long-term land use, poverty dynamics and emission trade-offs in Indonesia (CRC 990)
  • Inequality in countries transitioning from low-income to lower-middle income

  • Publications

  • Middle-Income Transition and Inequality-Is There a Link? (with Christopher Hoy, Stephan Klasen, Emma Samman, Maria-Carmela Lo Bue, Ramona Rischke and Laura Rodríguez-Takeuchi). Overseas Development Institute Dimension Paper, No. 5 (2016).

  • Migration and Deforestation in Indonesia. (with Stephan Klasen and Nunung Nuryartono). Efforts Discussion Paper Series, No. 19 (2016).

  • Elite Capture in Urban Society: Evidence from Indonesia (with Stephan Klasen). Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers, No. 145 (2012).

  • Port Competition in Indonesia: Cases of Semarang and Surbaya (with Arianto Patunru and Nanda Nurridzki). In: Douglas Brooks and David Hummels (eds.): Infrastructures Role in Lowering Asia Trade Costs: Building for Trade. Edward Elgar (2009).

  • Decentralization and Elite Capture: The Selection of Leaders and Beneficiaries in Community-Driven Projects in Indonesia (with Victoria A. Beard, Menno Pradhan, Vijayendra Rao, Randi Cartmill, and Yulia Herawati). In: V.A. Beard, F. Miraftab and C. Silver (eds.): Planning and Decentralization: Contested Spaces for Public Action in the Global South, eds. London: Taylor and Francis (2007).