Yuhki Tajima

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Georgetown University

United States
Research Profile

Ethnic conflict, civil wars, communal violence, organized crime, smuggling

Asia, East Timor (Timor-Leste), Indonesia, Philippines

Tajima, Yuhki. 2014. The Institutional Origins of Communal Violence: Indonesia’s Transition from Authoritarian Rule. Cambridge University Press.

Tajima, Yuhki, Krislert Samphantharak, and Kai Ostwald. 2018. “Ethnic Segregation and Public Goods: Evidence from Indonesia.” American Political Science Review

Tajima, Yuhki. 2016. “Political Development and the Fragmentation of Protection Markets: Politically Affiliated Gangs in Indonesia.” Journal of Conflict Resolution

Ostwald, Kai, Yuhki Tajima, and Krislert Samphantharak. 2016. “Indonesia’s Decentralization Experiment: Motivations, Successes, and Unintended Consequences.”
Journal of Southeast Asian Economies 33(2).

Tajima, Yuhki. 2013. “The Institutional Basis of Intercommunal Order: Evidence from Indonesia’s Democratic Transition.” American Journal of Political Science 57(1).

Tajima, Yuhki. 2008. “Explaining Ethnic Violence in Indonesia: Demilitarizing Domestic Security.” Journal of East Asian Studies. 8: 451-472.