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Dyah Pritadrajati

Nationality
Indonesia

Qualifications

MPhil in Economics at University of Cambridge, UK (2018);
MSc in Economics for Development at University of Oxford, UK (2017);
BSc in Economics at Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia (2015)

Contact details

Dyah is a current PhD student at the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Australian National University (ANU). Dyah is interested in topics related to international and development economics, primarily in the intersection of labor economics, migration, social policy, and education. Previously she has worked on research related to the return of vocational education, the role of minimum wage on human capital investment, and the scarring effects due to unemployment or working in the informal sector.

She is a former analyst at the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Indonesia where she was involved in the preparation of several strategic government projects. She had also provided technical advice on key issues related to international and development economics at Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and Asian Development Bank (ADB), among others.

PhD programme

Economics

Supervisor(s) and panel members

Publications

Pritadrajati, D.S., 2021. From School to Work: Does Vocational Education Improve Labour Market Outcomes? An Empirical Analysis of Indonesia. Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking (forthcoming).

Pritadrajati, D.S., 2021. Determinants of School Enrolment in Indonesia: The Role of Minimum Wage. Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking (forthcoming).

Pritadrajati, D.S., Kusuma, A.C., Saxena, S.C., 2021. Scarred for Life: Lasting Consequences of Unemployment and Informal Self-Employment – An Empirical Evidence from Indonesia. Economic Analysis and Policy 70, 206-219.

Pritadrajati, D.S., 2020. Determinants of School Enrolment: Relationship between Minimum Wage and Human Capital Investment. Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia Discussion Paper Series (No. 356).

Pritadrajati, D.S., 2019. The Effects of the United States Monetary Stimulus (Quantitative Easing) towards the Indonesian Economic Fluctuations. Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, 14(2).

Pritadrajati, D.S. and Lee, D.J., 2019. Investing in Social Protection Floors (No. PB83). United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

Pritadrajati, D.S., 2018. From School to Work: Does Vocational Education Improve Labour Market Outcomes? An Empirical Analysis of Indonesia. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Working Paper Series (No. WP/18/06).

Scholarships and fellowships

Scholarships
- Australian National University (ANU) HDR Fee Remission Merit Scholarship (2020)
- Australian National University (ANU) Research Scholarship (2020)
- Jardine Foundation-Cambridge Trust Scholarship (2018)
- Indonesian Education Scholarship – Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) (2016)

Research Grants
- A research grant from Bank Indonesia Institute to conduct research on youth unemployment and the policy of human capital investment in Indonesia (2020)
- A research grant from Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) to contribute to its research project on human capital development in Asia (2019)

Employment history

- Social Protection Monitoring & Evaluation Expert, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
- Visiting Researcher, Bank Indonesia Institute
- Fellow Researcher, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
- Assistant Advisor, Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Indonesia
- Consultant, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
- Economist Intern, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
- Economic Affairs Intern, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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