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(Publikasi Peneliti ini hanya tersedia dalam bahasa Inggris.) oleh Kiki Verico Abstrak: Salah satu variabel paling penting dalam perekonomian emerging countries seperti Indonesia adalah kestabilan nilai tukar. Nilai tukar yang tidak stabil membuat hampir seluruh bisnis sulit merencanakan usaha dan pelemahan Rupiah yang besar akan meningkatkan inflasi yang menurunkan daya beli masyarakat. Di dalam neraca...
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(Tulisan ilmiah ini hanya tersedia dalam bahasa Inggris.) Abstract: Using extensive data on 1970 and 1987 urban characteristics, the paper analyzes changes in employment in specific manufacturing industries in cities between 1970 and 1987. Two sets of questions are the focus. First, what present or past characteristics of a city’s economic environment are critical in...
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(Tulisan ilmiah ini hanya tersedia dalam bahasa Inggris.) Abstract: 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 in the form of bribes. The expected value of the latter is capitalized into lower salaries needed by localities to compensate...
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(Tulisan ilmiah ini hanya tersedia dalam bahasa Inggris.) Abstract: Indonesia has a tradition of corruption among local officials who harass and collect bribes from firms. Corruption flourished in the Suharto, pre-democracy era. This paper asks whether local democratization that occurred after Suharto reduced corruption and whether specific local politics, over and above the effects of...
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(Tulisan ilmiah ini hanya tersedia dalam bahasa Inggris.) Abstract: Using survey data on fishermen and fishing villages in Aceh, Indonesia from 2005 and 2007, this paper examines the effect of the December 2004 tsunami and resulting massive aid effort on local public good provision, in particular on public labor inputs, but also public capital choices....
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Abstract Using survey data on fishermen and fishing villages in Aceh, Indonesia from 2005 and 2007, this paper examines the effect of the December 2004 tsunami and resulting massive aid effort on local public good provision, in particular on public labor inputs, but also public capital choices. Also analyzed are the roles of and changes...
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Abstract Using three waves of survey data from fishing villages in Aceh, Indonesia for 2005-2009, we examine the determinants of local volunteer labor after the tsunami. Pre-existing social capital and the form of aid delivery (but not trauma) strongly affect village volunteerism initially, but these effects weaken with time. What persists is the effect of...
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