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University in Rhode Island, USA

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Brown University

Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Fields of study: Multidisciplinary

5 results.

    • Ari Kuncoro
    • Vernon Henderson
    • Tiago Freire
    • LPEM FEB UI
    • August 2011
    Using three waves of survey data from fishing villages in Aceh, Indonesia for 2005-2009, we examine the determinants of local volunteer labor after the tsunami. Pre-existing social capital and the for...
    • Ari Kuncoro
    • Vernon Henderson
    • Tiago Freire
    • LPEM FEB UI
    • June 2010
    Using survey data on fishermen and fishing villages in Aceh, Indonesia from 2005 and 2007, this paper examines the effect of the December 2004 tsunami and resulting massive aid effort on local public ...
    • Ari Kuncoro
    • Vernon Henderson
    • LPEM FEB UI
    • March 2006
    Indonesia has a tradition of corruption among local officials who harass and collect bribes from firms. Corruption flourished in the Suharto, pre-democracy era. This paper asks whether local democrati...
    • Ari Kuncoro
    • Vernon Henderson
    • LPEM FEB UI
    • August 2004
    Bribes by firms in Indonesia arise principally from regulations –licenses and levies –imposed by local government officials. Regulations generate direct revenues (fees) plus indirect revenues in the f...
    • Matthew Turner
    • Ari Kuncoro
    • Vernon Henderson
    Using extensive data on 1970 and 1987 urban characteristics, the paper analyzes changes in employment in specific manufacturing industries in cities between 1970 and 1987. Two sets of questions are th...