Poverty and Social Protection

Poverty and Social Protection (Lead: Dr. Teguh Dartanto)
The group research area is on poverty dynamics and government social protection programs. The group has also developed network and working on policy issues on health and labor economics.

Head of Poverty and Social Protection

Teguh Dartanto S.E., M.Ec., Ph.D.

Development Economics, Poverty Analyst, Microeconometrics

Teguh Dartanto, Ph.D

Teguh DTeguhartanto, Ph.D is currently a Director of Undergraduate Program in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia and a Head of Poverty and Social Protection, Institute for Economic and Social Research (LPEM), University of Indonesia.  His specialization is in poverty analyses, development economics, applied general equilibrium, and microeconometrics. Some of his research outcomes have been published at reputable journals such as Energy Policy, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, the Singapore Economic Review, Margin-Journal of Applied Economics. He is currently conducting several researches on universal health coverage in the presence of informality, a sustainability of premium payment, financial analysis of social security in Indonesia. Beside at University of Indonesia, Dr. Dartanto actively engages several research collaborations and consultations with many international counterparts such as Australian National University, Nagoya University, Asian Development Bank, ERIA, UNDP and OECD. Before starting his career at University of Indonesia, Dr. Dartanto was a research associate at Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute in Tokyo and starting from April 2015, he becomes a visiting scholar at this institute. Prior to that, he received Monbukagakusho Scholarship to pursue his master of Economics at Hitotsubashi University and then his PHD in International Development at Nagoya University.

Past Research Project

– Data Collection Survey of Social Service Delivery and Social Security (JICA , 2013)
– The Study of Optimal Financial Design of Universal Coverage of Health Insurance through CGE Model Analysis (JICA, 2013)
– The Financial Projections of Social Security Costs in Indonesia (JBIC, 2015)
– Study on Sustainability of Premium Payment of Self-Enroll Member in BPJS Health (ADB, 2015)


Teguh Dartanto, Ph.D (teguh@lpem-feui.org)

Project Manager
Chairina Hanum Siregar, ME (hanum@lpem-feui.org)

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