Assistant Professor; Associate Director, Southeast Asia Research Centre
Discipline: Political Science
Diego Fossati is Assistant Professor of Asian and International Studies at City University of Hong Kong. He studies political behaviour, accountability and representation, especially in the context of East and Southeast Asia. His work has been published in leading international peer-reviewed journals such as World Development, European Journal of Political Research and Review of International Political Economy. He has been awarded research grants by Hong Kong's University Grants Committee (Early Career Scheme) and Singapore's Ministry of Education (Tier-II Research Grant).
Fossati, D., & Martinez i Coma, F. (2020). Exploring citizen turnout and invalid voting in Indonesia: two sides of the same coin? Contemporary Politics, 26(2), 125-146.
Fossati, D. (2018). A tale of three cities: Electoral accountability in Indonesian local politics. Journal of Contemporary Asia, 48(1), 23-49.
Fossati, D. (2016). Is Indonesian local government accountable to the poor? Evidence from health policy implementation. Journal of East Asian Studies, 16(3), 307-330.
Fossati, D. (2014). Economic vulnerability and economic voting in 14 OECD countries. European Journal of Political Research, 53(1), 116-135.
Fossati, D., & Martinez i Coma, F. (2020). How popular conceptions of democracy shape democratic support in Indonesia. In T. Power & E. Warburton (Eds.), From stagnation to regression? Indonesian democracy after twenty years. Singapore: ISEAS.
Fossati, D., & Mietzner, M. (2019). Analyzing Indonesia’s populist electorate: Demographic, ideological and attitudinal trends. Asian Survey, 59(5), 769-794.
Fossati, D., Muhtadi, B., & Warburton, E. (2019, 15 July). Follow the leader: personalities, policy and partisanship in Indonesia. New Mandala.
Fossati, D., Hui, Y.-F., & Negara, S. D. (2017). The Indonesia National Survey Project: Economy, society and politics. Singapore: ISEAS.
Fossati, D. (2016). The state of local politics in Indonesia: Survey evidence from three cities. Singapore: ISEAS.
Fossati, D. (2017). From periphery to centre: Local government and the emergence of universal healthcare in Indonesia. Contemporary Southeast Asia, 39(1), 178-203.
Fossati, D. (2016). Beyond “Good Governance”: The Multi-level Politics of Health Insurance for the Poor in Indonesia. World Development, 87, 291-306.