My publications

A) Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Pellini, A., Preamusinto, A., Fatonie, I. (2018). Brokering Knowledge and Policy Analysis within the Indonesian Public Sector, in Pellini, A.; Prasetiamartati, B.; Nugroho, K. P.; Jackson, E. and Carden, Knowledge, Politics and Policymaking in Indonesia, Singapore: Springer.

Rahwidiati, D., Pellini, A., Hodge, G. (2018). Data Innovation for Policymaking in Indonesia, in Pellini, A.; Prasetiamartati, B.; Nugroho, K. P.; Jackson, E. and Carden, F. (Eds.), Knowledge, Politics and Policymaking in Indonesia, Singapore: Springer.

Karetji, P., Pellini, A., Soekadi, A. (2018). Doing Development Differently at Scale, in Pellini, A.; Prasetiamartati, B.; Nugroho, K. P.; Jackson, E. and Carden, F. (Eds.), Knowledge, Politics and Policymaking in Indonesia, Singapore: Springer.

Pellini, A. and Bredenberg, K. (2015). Basic education clusters in Cambodia: looking at the future while learning from the past, Development in Practice, Volume 25, Number 3, April 2015, pp. 419-432 (14).

Pellini, A. and Ayres, D. (2011). Giving people choice. The role of traditional religious associations in providing credit to the rural population in Cambodia, in Hossain, Farhad & Rees, Christopher J. & Knight-Miller, Tonya (Eds.): Microcredit and International Development: Contexts, Achievements and Challenges, Abingdon: Routledge.

Pellini, A., Bachtiar, P. P., Alician, M .D., and Nguyen Thi Thu Hang (2011). Governance Reforms in three South East Asian countries: the Role of Research-based Evidence in Promoting Innovations, in A.-V. Anttiroiko, Stephen J. Bailey and P. Valkama (Eds.) Innovation in Public Governance in Asia. Amsterdam: IOS Press.

Pellini, A. and Ayres, D. (2007). “Community Participation in Local Governance in Cambodia: Learning from the Village Networks Approach”, Development in Practice, Vol. 17, N. 3, June.

Pellini, A. (2007). “Decentralization and Community Participation: School Clusters in Cambodia”, in Holger Daun (Ed.) Globalized Governance and Grassroots Participation in School Decentralization, Springer/Kluwer, The Netherlands.

Pellini, A. (2006). “Community Support to Schools: Exploring the Characteristics of Traditional Forms of Social Capital in Cambodia”, Perspectives in Education, Vol. 22, N. 3, July, pp. 155-163.

Pellini, A. (2005). “Households’ Support to Cambodian School and the Reform of Education: Searching for the Balance Between Free Education for All and Community Participation”, a Book Review of Mark Bray & Seng Bunly, Balancing the Books. Household Financing of Basic Education in Cambodia. Hong Kong: Comparative Education Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong; in Perspectives in Education, Vol. 21, N. 4, October 2005, pp. 247-249.

Pellini, A. (2005) ‘Traditional Forms of Social Capital in Cambodia and the Linkage with Local Development Processes’, Cambodia Development Review, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 8-11.

Pellini, A. (2005). “Decentralisation of Education in Cambodia: Searching for Spaces of Participation between Traditions and Modernity,” Compare, Vol. 35, No. 2, May, pp. 205-216.

Pellini, A. (2004). “Traditional Pagoda Associations and the Emergence of Civil Society in Cambodia”, Cambodian Development Review, Vol. 8, Issue 3, July – September, pp. 5-8.

B) Books (monographs)

Pellini, A.; Prasetiamartati, B.; Nugroho, K. P.; Jackson, E. and Carden, F. (Eds.) (2018 forthcoming). Knowledge, Politics and Policymaking in Indonesia, Singapore: Springer.

Pellini, A. (ed.) (2012). Engaging for the Environment: The Contribution of Social Capital to Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Cambodia. Phnom Penh: The Learning Institute.

Pellini A. (2007). Decentralisation Policy in Cambodia Exploring Community Participation in the Education Sector, Acta Universitatis Tamperensis 1235, Tampere: Tampere University Press.

C) Non-refereed scientific articles

Baromey, N., Sam Ol, R., and Pellini, A. (2012). ‘Social capital definitions, characteristics and the relevance for CBNRM in Cambodia’, in A. Pellini (Ed.). Engaging for the Environment: The Contribution of Social Capital to Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Cambodia. Phnom Penh: The Learning Institute, pp.14-39.

D) Publications intended for professional communities

Pellini, A. (2018). Knowledge Systems and Policy Innovation in the 4IR, Helvetas Mosaic, Bern: Helvetas. Available at: https://goo.gl/dV2fZA

Pellini, A. (2018). Building state capability for evidence-informed policymaking in Albania: In conversation with Abi Dodbiba, ODI Insights.

Pellini, A. (2018). Making research evidence count: insights from Finland’s Policy Analysis Unit, ODI Insights.

Pellini, A. (2018). A conversation about policy experiments, Think Tank Initiative blog

Djafar, T. N., Suriastini, N. W., and Pellini, A. (2017). Estimating the return on investment of policy research and engagement, Editorial, Think Tank Initiative Blog. Available at: http://www.thinktankinitiative.org/blog/estimating-return-investment-policy-research-and-engagement-0.

Pellini A., Nurhayati, T., and Ni Wayan Suriastini (2017).  The Contribution of Research in Promoting Balikpapan’s Age-friendly City Policy, Infographic, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Emont, J. and Pellini, A. (2017). Investing in Knowledge: The Establishment of the Indonesian Science Fund, Working Paper 24, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Jackson, E., Prasetiamartati, B., Sadikin, M. C., Sugiyanto, and Pellini, P. (2017). Commissioning Knowledge for Policy Reforms in the Procurement of Research in Indonesia, Working Paper 23, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Rakhmani, I., Pellini, A. and Nurhidayat, Y. (2017). Linking Values and Research Evidence for Policy Advocacy: The Journey of the Indonesian Forum for Budget Transparency, Working Paper 19, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Pellini, A., Djafar, T. N., and Suriastini, N. W. (2017). Is Measuring Policy Influence Like Measuring Thin Air? The Experience of SurveyMETER in Producing Three Episode Studies of Research-based Policy Influence, Working Paper 18, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Pellini. A. and Tilley, H. (2016). Academic Publications Performance, infographic, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Suriastini, N. W., Pellini, A. Sikoki, B., Fauzan, J., and Rahayu, T. (2016). Building Partnerships for Designing Policy: Episode Study of Jakarta Declaration on Dementia- and Age-Friendly City, Working Paper, Yogyakarta: SurveyMETER.

Suriastini, N. W., Pellini, A. Sikoki, B., Fauzan, J., Pujiastuti, S., and Sukamtiningsih (2016). Data that Inspires Policy: Episode Study of City of Balikpapan’s Experience Towards Age-Friendly City 2030, Working Paper, Yogyakarta: SurveyMETER.

Suriastini, N. W., Pellini, A. Sikoki, B., Fauzan, J., Dwiyanti, D. H., Lestari, S. (2016). Information Strengthens Policy: Episode Study of the Commitment of Denpasar City in Integrating Policies of Child-Friendly City, Age-Friendly City, and Green Open Spaces of Healthy City, Working Paper, Yogyakarta: SurveyMETER.

Fatonie, I., Pellini, A., Smidt, H., and Apriliyanti, I. (2016). Using Citizen Evidence to Improve Public Services: Lessons from the UPIK Program in Yogyakarta, Working Paper 11, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Mackenzie, J., Pellini, A., and Sutiyo, W. (2015). Establishing Government Think Tanks: An Overview of Comparative Models, Working Paper 4, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Pellini, A., Angelina, M., and Purnawati, E.  (2014). Improving health services through knowledge sharing and communication. A Story of Change from the Regency of Lombok Barat, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Pellini, A., Angelina, M., and Purnawati, E.  (2014).  Working politically. A Story of Change about the contribution of research evidence to the new Village Law in Indonesia, Jakarta: Knowledge Sector Initiative.

Pellini, A., Contreras, A., Jabar, J., de Guzman M.T., Era, M., Erasga, D. and Javier Jr. R. (2013). Towards Policy-Relevant Science and Scientifically Informed Policy. Political economy of the use of knowledge and research evidence in urban resilience interventions in the Philippines. Final Report, London: Oversea Development Institute and Manila: Social Development Research Center, De La Salle University.

Pellini, A., Anderson, J. H., Huong, T. L., and Irvine, R. (2012). Assessing the policy influence of research: A case study of governance research in Viet Nam, Background Note, London: Overseas Development Institute.

Pellini, A., Thao, V.P., and Hoang, N. L. (2012). Assessment of the delivery of the Vietnam Development Report 2010 – Modern Institutions and its impact on policy debates around institutional reforms in Vietnam, Washington D.C.: World Bank and London: Overseas Development Institute.

Datta, A., Shaxson, L., Pellini, A. (2012). Capacity, complexity and consulting: lessons from managing capacity development projects, Working Paper 344, London: Overseas Development Institute

Pellini, A., Alicias, M. D., Hang, N. T., and Bachtiar, P. P. (2012). Technically sound and politically achievable? A taxonomy of knowledge types and their influence on governance in three South-East Asian countries, Background Notes, London: Overseas Development Institute.

Pellini, A. and Jones, H. (2011). Knowledge taxonomies. A literature review, London: Overseas Development Institute and Manila: Asia Development Bank.

Pellini, A. and Jones, H. (2011). A Study of ADB’s Knowledge Taxonomy, Manila: Asia Development Bank.

Jones, N. and Pellini, A. (2009). Evidence-informed policy in post-conflict contexts: Nepal, Peru and Serbia, Report – Oslo Governance Centre Discussion Papers 17, September, Oslo: United Nations Development Programme.

Jones, N., Pellini, A, Datta, A. (2009). Think tanks in post-conflict contexts: Towards evidence-informed governance reform, Oslo Governance Centre Discussion Papers 16, Oslo: United Nations Development Programme.

Ayres, D., Pellini, A. and Perez-Leroux, A. (2006). ‘Promoting Participatory Local Governance through Village Networks in Kampong Thom and Kampot: a Case Study’, in Sourcebook on Asian Civil Society Organisations Best Practices in Enhancing the Sustainability of Rural Poor Organizations, Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Agricultural Development, Manila.

Pellini, A. and Ayres, D. M. (2005). Social Capital and Village Governance: Experiences with Village Networks, Discussion Paper, Phnom Penh: German Development Agency (GTZ).

E) Blogs, op-eds, etc. intended for the general public and linked to my research interests

Pellini, A. and Shaxson, L. (2017). Doing Development Differently means Doing Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Differently too, Better Evaluation blog. Available at http://www.betterevaluation.org/en/blog/Doing-development-differently-means-doing-MEL-differently-too

Pellini, A. and Fatonie, I. (2017). Local leadership and evidence in policymaking: Insights from Indonesia, blog, Research 2 Action blog. Available at http://www.researchtoaction.org/2017/04/local-leadership-evidence-policymaking-insights-indonesia/

Pellini, A and Carden F. (2017). Learning about Learning in an Adaptive Programme, Better Evaluation blog. Available at http://www.betterevaluation.org/en/blog/adaptive-management-ksi-fred-carden-and-arnaldo-pellini

Pellini, A. (2016). Indonesia’s PISA results show need to use education resources more efficiently, The Conversation. Available at https://theconversation.com/indonesias-pisa-results-show-need-to-use-education-resources-more-efficiently-68176

Pellini, A., Tilley, H., Carden, F. (2016). Indonesia’s knowledge sector is catching up, but a large gap persists, The Conversation, 17th November. Available at https://theconversation.com/indonesias-knowledge-sector-is-catching-up-but-a-large-gap-persists-67937

Pellini, A., Tilley, H., Carden, F. (2016). Indonesia’s knowledge sector is catching up, but a large gap persists, The Conversation, 17th November, re-published by The Jakarta Post: http://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2016/11/17/indonesias-knowledge-sector-is-catching-up-but-a-large-gap-persists.html

Pellini, A. (2016). The ‘demand’ side of evidence-based policy making: why and how. Two great days of discussion and sharing in London, The Results for All Blog, Available at https://results4allorgblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/11/the-demand-side-of-evidence-based-policy-making-why-and-how-two-great-days-of-discussion-and-sharing-in-london/

Pellini, A. and Thornley, A. (2016), What does data innovation mean for traditional social science research?, Pulse Lab Jakarta blog, https://medium.com/@PLJ/what-does-data-innovation-mean-for-traditional-social-science-research-a83c5953643c#.c225j9mo0

Pellini, A. and Nixon, N. (2016). Are partnership agreements a way forward for Doing Development Differently?, Doing Development Differently blog. Available at http://doingdevelopmentdifferently.com/are-partnership-agreements-a-way-forward-for-doing-development-differently/

Pellini, A. (2015). The elusive search for a knowledge to policy framework, Research 2 Action blog. Available at http://www.researchtoaction.org/2015/11/the-elusive-search-for-a-knowledge-to-policy-framework/

Pellini, A. (2015). A new era for development – the future or already reality?, Harvard University, Building State Capability blog. Available at https://buildingstatecapability.com/2015/08/27/a-new-era-for-development-the-future-or-already-reality/

Pellini, A. and Petersen, Z. (2015). Searching for Indonesia’s Amartya Sen, Opinion, The Jakarta Post 13th August. Available at http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/08/13/searching-indonesia-s-amartya-sen.html#sthash.lsT83bBm.uxfs

Pellini, A. and Petersen, Z. (2015). Searching for Indonesia’s Amartya Sen, Commentary, The Jakarta Globe, 31st July 2015. Available at http://jakartaglobe.id/opinion/commentary-searching-indonesias-amartya-sen/

Pellini, A. (2015). Doing Development Differently, 30 years ago, Opinion. Doing Development Differently blog. Available at http://doingdevelopmentdifferently.com/doing-development-differently-30-years-ago/

Pellini, A. (2014). Will elections in Indonesia mean power for the provinces?, Overseas Development Institute Opinion. Available at https://www.odi.org/comment/8562-will-elections-indonesia-mean-power-provinces

Pellini, A. (2014). Big data, big decisions: the Indonesian way, Overseas Development Institute Opinion. Available at https://www.odi.org/comment/8938-big-data-big-decisions-indonesian-way

Pellini, A. (2013). The limits of evidence, Opinion, The Broker Online. Available at http://www.thebrokeronline.eu/Blogs/Human-Security-blog/The-limits-of-evidence

Pellini, A. (2013). Political economy in practice: thoughts on managing and conducting a political economy study on disaster-risk management in Indonesia, Opinion, Research 2 Action blog. Available at http://www.researchtoaction.org/2013/08/political-economy-in-practice-thoughts-on-managing-and-conducting-a-political-economy-study-on-disaster-risk-management-in-indonesia/

Pellini, A. (2013). Monitoring policy influence like measuring smoke?, Opinion, Better Evaluation blog. Available at http://www.betterevaluation.org/en/blog/m-and-e-policy-influence.

Pellini, A., Jones, H, and Datta, A. (2013). Power and evidence in Southeast Asia, Opinion, East Asia Forum blog. Available at http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2013/07/12/power-and-evidence-in-south-east-asia

Pellini, A. (2013) What does the difference between driving a bus in Stockholm and Delhi have to do with evidence-based policymaking?, Opinion, Peace Direct. Available at https://www.peaceinsight.org/fr/blog/2013/04/evidence-based-policymaking/?en=1

Pellini, A. (2013). Indonesia is growing fast, so is the demand for social welfare: but is evidence keeping pace? Opinion, Research 2 Action blog. Available at http://www.researchtoaction.org/2013/02/indonesia-is-growing-fast-so-is-the-demand-for-social-welfare-but-is-evidence-keeping-pace/

Pellini, A. (2011). The RAPID Outcome Mapping Approach and project management for policy change, re-published by PrjectSmart.co.uk.

Pellini, A. (2011). The RAPID Outcome Mapping Approach and project management for policy change, Overseas Development Institute Opinion 153. Available at https://www.odi.org/comment/5850-rapid-outcome-mapping-approach-and-project-management-policy-change

Serrat, O. and Pellini, A. (2010). ‘Enriching Policy with Research’, in Knowledge Solutions N. 85, Manila: Asia Development Bank. Available at https://www.adb.org/publications/enriching-policy-research

Pellini, A. and Young, J. (2009). ‘Taking research into account’, in Development and Cooperation, No. 12 Volume 50, December, pp. 460-462, Bonn.

Pellini, A. (2009). ‘Traditional pagoda associations in Cambodia: sustainable collective action to reduce poverty’ in Just Change, Issue 15 June – September, Wellington New Zealand: Dev-Zone.

Pellini A. (2008). ‘Participatory local governance in Cambodia’, The Broker. Connecting Worlds of Knowledge, Issue 9, July. Available at: http://www.thebrokeronline.eu/Articles/Debating-complexity/Participatory-local-governance-in-Cambodia