Arief Yusuf

Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow

Arief Anshory Yusuf is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia, Visiting Professor at Department of International Development of King’s College London, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Crawford School of Public Policy of the Australian National University. He received his Bachelor in Economics from Padjadjaran University, MSc from University College London, and PhD from the Australian National University.

His research focuses on the economic development, particularly on poverty and inequality as well as on the interlinkage between economy and the environment. He is also well-known for his expertise in economic modeling particularly computable general equilibrium (CGE) modeling.

He is Founding Director of the Center for Sustainable Development Goals Studies (SDGs Center) of Padjajaran University. He is also Director of the Economy and Environment Institute Indonesia (EEI-Indonesia), a part of the wider network of Economy and Environment Program of Southeast Asia (EEPSEA), an organization that works on the research capacity-building for environmental economics in the region. He has been consultant to various organization such as ADB, UNESCAP, OECD, the World Bank, IDRC as well as advisor to various Indonesian government agencies. Prof. Yusuf is on the editorial board of Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES), a member of the Indonesian Young Academy of Science (ALMI) and the current President of Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA).

Professor Yusuf is currently involved in managing and co-ordinating work in UNU-WIDER’s project Varieties of structural transformation, which focuses on the different varieties of structural transformation, macro-drivers of different varieties of structural transformation, and the labour market and employment outcomes including wage inequality of different varieties of structural transformation.