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Peter McCawley

Honorary Associate Professor, Indonesia Project, Arndt Corden Department of Economics

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Recent Books and Monographs

Banking on the the Future of Asia and the Pacific: 50 years of the Asian Development Bank, Manila, 2017

Governance and capacity building in post-crisis Aceh (with Edward Aspinall and Ben Hillman), 2012, ANU Enterprise for UNDP, Jakarta.

The Asian Tsunami: aid and reconstruction after a disaster (with Sisira Jayasuriya in collaboration with Bhanupong Nidhiprabha, Budy P. Resosudarmo and Dushni Weerakoon), 2010, ADB Institute, Tokyo and Edward Elgar, Cheltenham UK.

Recent articles

“Infrastructure policy in Indonesia, 1965-2015: a survey”, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 51(2), 2015, p. 27-49.

“Aceh’s economy: prospects for revival after disaster and war”, in Hal Hill (ed.), Regional dynamics in a decentralized Indonesia, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, 2014, pp. 482-507.

Joko Widodo’s Indonesia: Possible future paths, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, September 2014, at

“Rethinking the role of the state in ASEAN”, in Prema-chandra Athukorala, Arianto A. Patunru, and Budy P. Resosudarmo (eds.), Trade, Development and Political Economy in East Asia: Essays in Honour of Hal Hill, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2014.

“The Indonesian economy during the Soeharto era: A review”, Masyarakat Indonesia, 39 (2), December 2013, pp. 269-288, in a collection of essays in honour of Anne Booth.

“In Memoriam: Widjojo Nitisastro, 1927 – 2012”, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 48(2), 2012. With Thee Kian Wie.

“Review Article: Widjojo Nitisastro and Indonesian development”, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 47(1), 2011, pp. 87-103.

“Concessional resources and development thought”, Chapter 1 in Gerd Droesse (ed), Funds for development: Multilateral channels of concessional financing. 2011.

South-South economic linkages: a review, ADB Working Paper Series, No 270, August 2011. With Shikha Jha.

“Infrastructure policy in Asian developing countries”, Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, 24 (1), May 2010, pp 9-25.

“Infrastructure policy in Indonesia: new directions”, Journal of Indonesian Economy and Business, 25 (1), January 2010, pp 1-16.

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