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Doctoral Student Profile

Ronnie

Ronnie Nataatmadja

Comparative Politics and Public Administration

rnataatmadja@niu.edu  

Curriculum Vitae

Degrees

M.A., (Economics) San Jose State University, May 2006

Bachelor of Economics, (Economics and Development Studies) Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia, February 2002

Thesis: "The Impact of Oil Prices on Indonesia's Balance of Payments"

Expected Ph.D. Completion: Spring 2017

Overview of Scholarly Activity

My dissertation analyzes the impact of the middle class on the pattern of budgeting and expenditures in municipalities in a decentralized Indonesia. My research also includes political behaviors, campaigns, and elections. Other than my dissertation project, I am currently examining elite turnover in the Indonesian legislature after the 1998 democratization.

Selected Publications

Kikue Hamayotsu and Ronnie Nataatmadja. “Indonesia in 2015: The People’s President’s Rocky Road and Hazy Outlooks in Democratic Consolidation," Asian Survey, 56:129–137, 2016

Michael Buehler and Ronnie Nataatmadja. "Vote-seeking and voting in an open party-list system: Comparing Indonesia's 2004, 2009 and 2014 legislative elections." (in progress)

Michael Buehler and Ronnie Nataatmadja. "Do people vote for local candidates? The impact of personal vote-earning attributes on elections in Indonesia." (in progress)

Reserach Assistant for Countries at the Crossroads: Indonesia by Michael Buehler, Freedom House Washington D.C., 2012

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