Dr Daniel Suryadarma

BA Economics (Brandon), MA Economics (Toronto), PhD Economics (ANU)
Honorary Lecturer
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Areas of expertise

  • Economic Development And Growth 140202
  • Economics Of Education 140204
  • Labour Economics 140211

Research interests

Development economics, covering issues in education, labour, poverty, and social protection.


Daniel conducts applied economics research in the areas of education, poverty and social policy. His work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals, including American Economic Journal: Applied Economics and Journal of Development Economics. His research has informed policy discussions at the Indonesian Vice President’s Office, Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture, Australian Aid Program and the World Bank.


Daniel is currently based in Jakarta, providing day-to-day management and intellectual leadership at RISE, an education research program led by SMERU Research Institute. Daniel is also an honorary lecturer at the Australian National University, a member of the expert roster at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), and an assessor for the Australian Research Council. Previously, he has held positions at the Palladium Group, Center for International Forestry Research, and the Australian National University


Projects and Grants

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