Conference papers

Evaluating efficiency gains from tenancy reform targeting a aeterogeneous group of sharecroppers: Evidence from India (with Takashi Kurosaki and Saumik Paul, the 12th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development, 2016, New Delhi.

The effects of English as a medium of instruction on education and earnings (with Kian Ong), Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) Insitute 2016, Malang; the 15th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association, 2016, Bandung.

Does education increase political participation? Evidence from Indonesia, Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) Insitute 2015, Denpasar.

Social health insurance improves women’s healthcare use: Evidence from Indonesia (with Shanika Samarakoon), 2015 Australian Conference of Economists, Brisbane.

Married men with children may stop working when their wives emigrate to work: Evidence from Sri Lanka (with Vengadeshvaran Sarma), CSAE Conference 2015: Economic Development in Africa, Oxford.

Does education empower women? Evidence from Indonesia (with Shanika Samarakoon), Econometric Society Australasian and Australian Conference of Economists Meeting 2014, Hobart.

Did the three-point rule make soccer more exciting? Evidence from a regression discontinuity design (with Lee Yoong Hon), Singapore Economic Review Conference 2013, Singapore.

The effects of education on health: Evidence from a regression discontinuity design, The 42nd Australian Conference of Economists, 2013, Perth.

The impact of parental emigration on the education of children left behind: Evidence from Sri Lanka (with Vengadeshvaran Sarma), Migration: Global Development, New Frontiers 2013, London.

The effects of longer school year on education and earnings: a regression discontinuity design, The 2012 Asia Meeting of the Econometric Society, New Delhi.

The effects of trade liberalization on production networks (with Michael M.C. Yap), Globalisation and Economic Policy Centre Conference: Trade, Investment and Production Networks in Asia 2012, Kuala Lumpur.

Children as determinants of international migration, a gender perspective: Evidence from Sri Lanka (with Vengadeshvaran J. Sarma), Singapore Economic Review Conference 2011, Singapore.

Trade openness and growth volatility, Globalisation and Economic Policy Centre Conference: Globalisation Trends and Cycles: The Asian Experience 2011, Kuala Lumpur; Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 2011, Adelaide.

The impact of remittances on human capital development of children in Indonesian households (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), Globalisation and Economic Policy Centre Conference: Globalisation Trends and Cycles: The Asian Experience 2011, Kuala Lumpur.

The effects of trade liberalization on informality: Evidence from Indonesia, GEP Workshop on Trade Policies and Industrialisation 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

The growth of small firms and internal finance: Evidence from a natural experiment, Global Conference on SME and Entrepreneurship 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

Road to prosperity: The effect of transportation infrastructure on inter-village trade, Globalisation and Economic Policy Centre Conference: Trade Costs, Infrastructure and Trade Development in Asia 2010, Kuala Lumpur; Australian Conference of Economists 2010, Sydney.

Trade liberalization and the economy: Stock market evidence from Singapore (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), Globalisation and Economic Policy Centre Conference: Globalisation, Development and Growth in Asia 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Singapore Economic Review Conference 2009, Singapore.

The effect of remittances on households’ consumption- and saving patterns: Evidence from Indonesia (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), Claremont-Bologna-SCAPE International Policy Forum 2007, Singapore.

Do banks respond to capital requirements? Evidence from Indonesia (with Yohanes E. Riyanto), Singapore Economic Review Conference 2007, Singapore.

The effect of strategic sale of banks: Evidence from Indonesia (with Yohanes E. Riyanto), Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society 2007, Brisbane.

Cross-border M&A inflows and the quality of institutions: Developing- vs. developed countries (with Jung Hur and Yohanes E. Riyanto), Australian Conference of Economists 2005, Melbourne.