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Dr Susan Olivia

Susan Olivia

Senior Lecturer in Economics
Undergraduate Convenor, Economics

Qualifications: PhD

Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/site/susanolivia/

About Susan

Susan is a development economist whose research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of development, public economics, economic geography, microeconometrics and spatial econometrics.  She has worked as a consultant to the World Bank and has previously taught at the University of Melbourne. Prior joining Waikato, Susan was the Australian Research Council DECRA Research Fellow in the Econometrics and Business Statistics Department at Monash University. She holds a PhD from the University of California, Davis

Papers Taught

Recent Publications

  • Cameron, L., Olivia, S., & Shah, M. (2019). Scaling up sanitation: Evidence from an RCT in Indonesia. Journal of Development Economics, 138, 1-16. doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2018.12.001

  • Olivia, S., Boe-Gibson, G., Stitchbury, G., Brabyn, L., & Gibson, J. (2018). Urban land expansion in Indonesia 1992-2012: Evidence from satellite-detected luminosity. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 62(3), 438-456. doi:10.1111/1467-8489.12258

  • Cameron, L., Olivia, S., & Shah, M. (2015). Initial conditions matter: Social capital and participatory development: IZA Discussion Paper (9563). Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA).

  • Olivia, S., & Gibson, J. (2015). Value-added from space? Empirical evidence from Indonesia. In 12th Midwest International Economic Development Conference (pp. 36 pages). University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Keywords

Economics; Poverty

Applied Econometrics, Development Economics, Urban Economics, Geographic Information System (GIS), Indonesia, China


Contact Details

Email: solivia@waikato.ac.nz
Room: MSB.2.11
Phone: +64 7 838 4112