I am a lecturer at Politeknik APP Jakarta and Universitas Indonesia. I am also a senior fellow at Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS). I sometimes help various organisation with consultancy. I spent my free time playing some games and guitars. Do check my twitter and blog (mostly in Indonesian).


  • Lecturer at Politeknik APP Jakarta
  • Guest lecturer at Universitas Indonesia
  • Senior fellow at Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS)


  • Ph.D. in economics from Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University (ANU)
  • M.S.E. in economics from Universitas Indonesia (Joint-degree with VU)
  • M.Sc. in economics from VU University Amsterdam (joint-degree with UI)

Research interest

  • Industry / manufacturing growth (TFP, competition, export & output growth).

  • Trade & industrial policies (tariff, trade agreements, LCR/TKDN, export ban).

  • The environmental impact of trade.

  • Macroeconomic policy and trade.



  • Helping ADBI on estimating cross-price elasticity of cigarette excise.

  • Advising Prospera on various public policy issues and evaluations with Prospera’s revenue team managed by Rubino Sugana


  • CIPS Indonesia and Prospera on the Indonesia’s strategic implementation of RCEP with Achmad Shauki and Julia Tijaja. 2022.