Daniel Suryadarma conducts applied microeconomics research in the areas of education, poverty, and social policy. He undertakes policy relevant experiments and analyses with government and non-government partners. His work has appeared in reputable journals, including American Economic Journal: Applied Economics and Journal of Development Economics. His research has informed policy discussions at the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesian Ministry of Finance, and various international organizations and donor agencies. He has a doctorate degree in economics from the Australian National University. Daniel joined the Asian Development Bank Institute in 2020.