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Blane Lewis

Senior Research Fellow, Head of Indonesia Project, Editor Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES)


BA Mathematics (Lawrence University, USA)
MA Urban Economics (Cornell University USA)
PhD Urban Economics (Cornell University USA)

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Blane Lewis joined the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics as Senior Research Fellow in 2014. Before that he worked for many years as a policy adviser in Indonesia mostly on matters related to fiscal decentralization, with Harvard Institute for International Development, Research Triangle Institute, and World Bank, among others. He has also taught at Cornell University and National University of Singapore.

Research interests

Intergovernmental fiscal relations

Local public finance

Service delivery



Urban economics

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