Daniel conducts applied economics research in the areas of education, poverty and social policy. His work has appeared in international peer-reviewed journals, including American Economic Journal: Applied Economics and Journal of Development Economics. His research have informed policy discussions at the Indonesian Vice President’s Office, Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture, Australian Aid Program, and the World Bank. He is also an honorary lecturer at the Australian National University, a member of the expert roster at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), and an assessor for the Australian Research Council. Previously, he has held positions at the Palladium Group, Center for International Forestry Research, and the Australian National University.