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Ideas, Interests and Oil Prices: The Political Economy of Trade Reform During Soeharto's Indonesia

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  • M. Chatib Basri
  • Hal Hill

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Indonesia since the late 1960s constitutes an excellent case study in the political economy of trade protection. There have been major changes in the overall policy regime, from liberalism to significant intervention, and back towards liberalism. There have been large, though declining, inter-industry variations in effective protection. There has been a lively domestic debate, much of it dominated by non-economists. Many actors at home and abroad have a stake in that debate. And, since the 1980s at least, trade policy interventions have been reasonably well documented and quantified. In this paper, we show how quantitative analysis may be employed to shed light on changes in the trade policy regime over time. We also examine the principal actors with an interest in, and influence over, trade policy, delineating where possible how their influence translated into the policy arena. Finally, we speculate on whether the framework developed in this paper is applicable to the very different circumstances prevailing in the post-Soeharto era. Copyright Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2004.

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Volume (Year): 27 (2004)
Issue (Month): 5 (05)
Pages: 633-655

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  1. Kelly Bird & Hal Hill & Sandy Cuthbertson, 2008. "Making Trade Policy in a New Democracy after a Deep Crisis: Indonesia," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 31(7), pages 947-968, 07.
  2. Hadi Soesastro & M. Chatib Basri, 2005. "The Political Economy of Trade Policy in Indonesia," Trade Working Papers 22033, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
  3. Krisztina Kis-Katos & Robert Sparrow, 2009. "Child work and schooling under trade liberalization in Indonesia," Discussion Paper Series 8, Department of International Economic Policy, University of Freiburg, revised Mar 2009.
  4. Rudy Rahmaddi & Masaru Ichihashi, 2011. "How Do Foreign and Domestic Demand Affect Exports Performance? An Econometric Investigation of Indonesia's Exports," IDEC DP2 Series 1-4, Hiroshima University, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), revised Jan 2012.
  5. David Vanzetti & Greg McGuire, 2005. "Trade Policy At The Crossroads – The Indonesian Story," UNCTAD Blue Series Papers 28, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
  6. Aswicahyono, Haryo & Narjok, Dionisius, 2011. "Indonesian Industrialization," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  7. Chiu, Yi-Bin & Lee, Chien-Chiang & Sun, Chia-Hung, 2010. "The U.S. trade imbalance and real exchange rate: An application of the heterogeneous panel cointegration method," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 705-716, May.

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