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Pierre VAN DER ENG

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Associate Professor, Australian National University, Indonesia Project, Crawford School of Public Policy.
Présentation


Pierre van der Eng completed his doctoral studies at the University of Groningen (Netherlands), before taking up a position at Postdoctoral Fellow in the economic history of Southeast Asia at the Australian National University (ANU). His doctoral thesis was on long-term agricultural development in Indonesia, and Indonesia has remained a core focus of his later research. His research interests have broadened to include aspects of long-term economic growth and economic development in Indonesia and in Southeast Asia more generally, as well as aspects of business development, and company organisation and strategy. He currently teaches International Business courses in the ANU Research School of Management and is seconded to the ANU Indonesia Project, where he edits the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies.
Spécialité


Development economics and economic history, international business and business history, particularly of Southeast Asia.
Principales publications


Agricultural Growth in Indonesia : Productivity Change and Policy Impact since 1880, London : Macmillan, 1996 ;
Business in Indonesia : New Challenges, Old Problems, Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2004, (with M. Chatib Basri) ;
‘Productivity and Comparative Advantage in Rice Agriculture in Southeast Asia since 1870’, Asian Economic Journal, 18, No.4 (2004) 345-370 ;
‘Inequality in Indonesia : What Can We Learn from Top Incomes ?’, Journal of Public Economics, 93 (2009) 209-212 (with Andrew Leigh) ;
‘The Sources of Long-Term Economic Growth in Indonesia, 1880-2008’, Explorations in Economic History, 47 (2010) 294-309 ;
‘Why Didn’t Colonial Indonesia Have A Competitive Cotton Textile Industry ?’, Modern Asian Studies, 47 (2013) 1019-1054 ; .
Dates de séjour à l’IAO


30 April – 29 May 2013
Activités à l’IAO et à l’ENS


Professor Van der Eng worked on revising and completing three papers, which dealt with the long-term development of wages an living standards in Southeast Asia, the expatriation strategies of Japanese foreign subsidiary firms, and the question whether purchasing power parity holds for Asian currencies.
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