Budy P. Resosudarmo is the head of the ANU Indonesia Project. He is a developmental and environmental economist working on the economy-wide impact of economic and environmental policies on household incomes, analysing the impact of fiscal decentralization policies on local economies, and investigating the political economy of natural resource utilisation. He is also interested in research assessment using spatial and inter-regional modelling techniques. He currently collaborates with several Indonesian research institutes, researching various developmental and environmental issues in Indonesia, particularly in Eastern Indonesia.
Budy is the president of the Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO), the vice-president of the East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (EAAERE) and the vice president of the Indonesian Regional Science Association. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee of the Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA).
Researcher at the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (1996-2001) and at the Inter University Center-Economics University of Indonesia (1997-2000); lecturer at the Graduate Program in Economics, Faculty of Economics-University of Indonesia (1997-2001); Fulbright visiting fellow at the J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (2001); postdoctoral associate at the Community Development and Applied Economics, University of Vermont (1998-1999).
- Resource and Environmental Economics
- Development Economics
- Public Policy
- Resource and Environmental modeling
- Inter-regional modelling.