Hi. I'm a development economist in the Department of Agricultural and
Applied Economics, University
of Wisconsin-Madison. My research focuses on problems of
globalization, growth, and development in East and Southeast
Asia. At UW-Madison I am a faculty affiliate of the Center for Demography and
for Research on Poverty, Center for Southeast Asian
Studies, Center for
East Asian Studies, and La Follette School of
Some recent papers and publications (see CV for
with Chinese characteristics: a review of Kahn and Zheng, Blue
Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the
Environment in China. Journal of Economic
Literature 57(1): 161-179, March.
a resource export boom reduce workers' earnings? The labor
market channel in Indonesia (with Rashesh Shrestha). Bull.
Indon. Econ Studies 52(2): 185-208 (WP
boom, employment bust? The paradox of Indonesia's displaced
workers, 2000-2014 (with Rashesh Shrestha). Center for
Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University: WP Series
fuel subsidy reform in the developing world: who wins, who
loses, and why? (with Corbett Grainger). Asian
Development Review 35(2), September. (WP
Indonesia secure a development dividend from its resource
export boom? (with Rashesh Shrestha). Bulletin of
Indonesian Economic Studies 54(1), April (WP
in 2017: Flying fast in turbulence. Asian Survey
and school-work choices in an emerging economy: Vietnam
(with Rashesh Shrestha). Asian Economic Papers 16(2).
freer trade really lead to productivity growth?
Evidence from Africa (with L. Bresnahan, J. Foltz and T.
Mogues). World Development 86(1): 18-29 (WP
migration and remittances in Vietnam: evidence from migrant
tracer data (with Diep Phan). Forthcoming in X. Meng and
A. Liu, eds: Rural-urban Migration in Vietnam (Springer
in Vietnam: New evidence from recent surveys (With
Nguyen Viet Cuong and Vu Hoang Linh). World Bank: Vietnam
Development Economics Discussion Papers No. 2.
Forthcoming in X. Meng and A. Liu, eds: Rural-urban
Migration in Vietnam (Springer International).
(2015) (ed). Routledge
Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics. Routledge, UK
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