Richard Robison


Governing the ungovernable: dealing with the rise of informal security in Indonesia

In a recent survey conducted by the respected Indonesian Journal, Tempo, Indonesian respondents cited uncertainties regarding security in everyday life as their major concern, ahead of worries about terrorism. An important part of this concern is the growing influence of infosecurity groups and various forms...

The political economy of the patchwork economy: who wins and who loses?

The purpose of this paper is to argue two main points. One is that the questions and conflicts that are part of the Two Speed debate are not simply the consequence of the resources boom and the strength of the Australian. The second point is...