Improvement of “Grand Design of Fiscal Decentralization in Indonesia”.
Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia
Associate Director of PHK B (B-Grant Competitive Program) /
Managing approx. Rp1.2 billions/year for various programs of capacity building and public service improvement to combat the problems of high cost economy in the regions and to increase regions’ competitiveness.
Training Center of LPEM FE UI
Instructor/Lecturer for various courses: Development Planning (FPP of Bappenas), Local Finance Courses (KKD/LKD of MoF), and other Regulatory Impact Assessment courses (Bappenas, Min of Trade, Min of Industry, etc.)
Subjects: Public Economics, Central-Local Fiscal Relationship, Public-Private Partnerships, Investment Analysis, RIA Method, Case Studies.
Team Leader for Matching Grant (DAK) Secretariat /
Responsible for managing the research, analysis, monitoring and evaluation of DAK transfer.
Materials Developer and Board of Editors for Local Finance Course / Developing the materials to be used in Local Finance Course (KKD/LKD of MoF) and editing the series of publication.
International Trainer on Participatory Method for Local Finance Course Teachers /
Together with 2 other international trainers, conduct the training for trainers
Asian Public Policy Program, Graduate School of International and Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Teaching Assistant /
Economic Analysis of Public Sector
Robertson Research International, PT Horizon Nusantara Eksplora
Data processing and interpretation of seismic record to determine locations and size of oil and gas reservations.
VI. SPECIFIC WORK EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC SECTOR
Employer / Client / Country
Position Held / Main Responsibilities and Outputs
IndII AusAID / MoF / Indonesia
Consultant for revision of Government Regulation (PP) on Grants for Regions and development of Hibah System.
MoF / Risk Management Unit / Indonesia
Consultant for formulating Finance Minister’s Regulation concerning Central Government guarantee for Infrastructures in Regions under Public Private Partnership scheme.
MoF / USAID / Indonesia
Team Member: Grand Design of Indonesia’s Fiscal Decentralization /
Together with the team developed the concept and strategies of Fiscal Decentralization in Indonesia
The Asia Foundation / MoF and MoT / Indonesia
Team Leader: Technical Assistance for Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) at MoF and MoT /
Conducting RIA Training of Trainers (RIA ToT) for teams from MoF and MoT and giving advice on performing RIA in the Directorate Local Taxes and Local Retribution of MoF specifically on the current draft of local taxes regulation.
LPEM / JICA / Indonesia
Advisor for JICA DPL V and VI, Monitoring the Development Policy Loan from JICA to the GoI
MoF and LGI OSI / Indonesia
Team member: Capacity Building of Local Government (LPEM - MoF - LGI OSI) /
Developing the curriculum and materials for local government capacity building.
FEUI team / Bappenas, MoHA, MoF/ Indonesia
Supporting member: National Action Plans on Fiscal Decentralization, 2005-2009 /
As a team member to formulate the national action plans to set intergovernmental financial arrangements between the central, provincial and district levels of government
LPEM FEUI / MoF / Indonesia
Local Expert in Institutional Aspects of Equalization Grants System /
Giving advice on determining and examining the institutional setting and problems regarding equalization grants system, including local institutions capability assessment.
LPEM / OSI LGI / Indonesia
Team Leader: The Indonesian Network of Fiscal Decentralization and Regional Economic Development /
Coordinating stakeholders (local government and academicians) to conduct research on Fiscal Decentralization and Regional Economic Development
GSU Padco – USAID / GoI/ Indonesia
Team member: Improved Intergovernmental Coordination /
Mapping the problems of intergovernmental coordination both on the same level of government (i.e. national v. national, regional v. regional), and on the different levels of government (i.e. national v. regional)
VII. WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS
Political Economy of Decentralization in Indonesia: Macro and Micro Perspectives
Main Advisor: Prof. Shinji Asanuma, Prof. Hisanobu Shishido, Prof. Motohiro Sato
Panel Advisors: Prof. Motohiro Sato and Prof. Yasuhiro Maehara
Decentralized Healthcare: Case Study of Three Kabupatens
“Local Political Economy and Decentralized Healthcare in Indonesia”, (with Astrid Dita P.R.), Proc., presented in The 56th Annual Conference, North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, San Francisco, November 18-21, 2009.
“Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth: Evidence from Indonesia”, Journal of Economics and Finance in Indonesia, February 2008.
“On Measurement of Fiscal Decentralization in Indonesia”, Proceeding, presented in The 53rd Annual Conference, North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Toronto, November 16-18, 2006.
“Determinants of Local Government Expenditures: The Case of Indonesia”, Proceeding, presented in The 52nd Annual Conference, North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Las Vegas, November 10-12, 2005.
“Income Tax Sharing in Indonesia”, Bulletin of The Indonesian Network of Fiscal Decentralization and Regional Economic Development, LPEM FEUI and LGI-OSI, Juni 2003.
Chapter in Books:
“Diversification in Indonesia: Its Dynamics and Policy Issues”, (Upcoming circa late 2010), Revenue Watch Institute, London, UK.
“Country Profile: Republic of Indonesia”, (with Bambang Brodjonegoro) in: Decentralization and Local Governments in the World: Country Profile, United Cities and Local Governments, Global Observatory on Local Democracy and Desentralisation, 2008.
“Civil Society and Local Governance in Indonesia: Growing Up through Difficult Times”, (with Bambang Brodjonegoro) in: City Society and Local Governance, EROPA Local Government Center, 2006, Tokyo, Japan.
“Determinants of Local Government Expenditures: The Case of Indonesia Pre- and First Year of Decentralization”, in: Regional Development in Transition:Governance, Public Services and Eco-Tourism, IRSA and PSE-KP, Universitas Gadjah Mada, 2003, Indonesia.
“The Role Of Free Trade Zones In Indonesia Economy: A Case Of Batam Island” (with Bambang Brodjonegoro), in: Indonesia’s Sustainable Development in a Decentralization Era, IRSA, 2002, Jakarta, Indonesia. ISBN 979-96989-0-1.
“Jakarta Next: A Global City In Decentralization Format?”, presented in University of Indonesia & The University of Melbourne International Seminar on Urbanization at The Information Age: New Perspective on The Transformation of Fast Growing Cities in The Pacific Rim, Agustus 22-23, 2001, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta - Indonesia
Series of Case Studies in Local Financial Management: Participatory Planning and Budgeting in Sumedang (Author and Editor), Expenditure Management in Makassar (Ed.), Revenue Management in Bengkalis (Ed.), 2010, InWEnt GmBH – LPEM FEUI - MOF.
Method Manual for Participatory Learning (Ed.), 2010, InWEnt GmBH.
VIII. RESEARCH ACTIVITIES (TITLE, PARTNERSHIP, YEAR)
Diversification in Resources Rich Countries: Case of Indonesia (Consultant), RWI, 2010.
Synergic of Central-Local Planning and Spending (Co Team Leader), MOF, 2010.
Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Development (Team Leader), MOF, 2009.
Decentralized Health Care in Indonesia: Case Study (Team Leader), Dept of Economics, University of Indonesia, 2009.
Case Study Local Financial Management Training (International Trainer, Editor, and Author), Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbH, 2008 – now.