Lila Sari

Lila Dwilita Sari commenced her PhD in the Department of Political and Social Change, at Coral Bell School of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University in 2019. Her research examines the variations of clientelistic politics and how it affects the healthcare services at the sub-national level in Indonesia. Lila has over seventeen years of experience in institutional capacity building and advancing Indonesia’s public sector reforms. Before commencing her PhD she was a Program Manager at AusAID and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Jakarta). She has also served as the Program Manager for the Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (Corruption Eradication Commission). She received a Master in Public Accounting from the University of Indonesia in 2015. Currently, she is finalising her PhD while working on two public sector reform projects (in health security and legal reforms) in Indonesia.

Research Interest

Clientelism and Patronage Politics, Public Health, Democratic Governance, Election Study

HDR Supervisor/s
Terence H Hull
Thesis Title/Topic
Clientelism and Public Health: Explaining Variation in Healthcare Services in Three cCties in Indonesia
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Eve Warburton

Dr Eve Warburton is a research fellow at the Department of Political and Social Change in the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. She is also Director of ANU's Indonesia Institute at the College of Asia and the Pacific. Her research is concerned broadly with problems of representation and governance in young and developing democracies, with a focus on Southeast Asia and Indonesia in particular. She has published in leading disciplinary and area studies journals on topics of democratic representation, state-business relations, and the political economy of policymaking in Indonesia. Her first book manuscript, Resource Nationalism in Indonesia: Booms, Big Business and the State, is in-press with Cornell University Press.




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Research Interest

Democracy, Representation, Business-State Relations, Political Economy, Politics of Indonesia and Southeast Asia.