Public Finance and Public Policy


The group conducts research and consultations on policy analysis in the public sector, with main focus on the state and regional fiscal policies. Their research includes topics on taxation and fiscal decentralization, public expenditure analysis, and a review of fiscal policy instruments for a particular industry.

Head of Public Finance and Public Policy

Khoirunurrofik, PhD
Public Finance, Urban and Regional Economics, Applied and Spatial Econometrics

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERARofik is a lecturer at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia. In 1999, he joined LPEM FEBUI after earning a Bachelor degree in Statistics from FMIPA, IPB. He earned an International Master in Regional Integration from Asia Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Malaysia – University of Autonoma Madrid, Spain in 2004. He also hold a degree of Master in Public Policy and Management (MPM) from H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, United States in 2007. Later on, he received academic degrees of MA and PhD in Policy Analysis – Public Economics, from National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan in 2011 and 2014. His research interest are Public Finance and Fiscal Decentralization, Urban and Regional Economics with focus on industrial agglomeration and productivity, and Applied and Spatial Econometrics.


Past Research Projects

– Institutional Capacity Assessment on Nutrition in Indonesia (UNICEF, 2016)

– Tax Revenue Administration Modernization (ADB (Asian Development Bank), 2016)

– Feasibility Study of Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) in Indonesia (UNDP, 2015)

– The Impact Analysis of Luxury Sales Tax (PPnBM) on Mobile Celluler (2015)

– The Impact analysis of Criteria Change of Luxury Sales Tax (PPnBM) on Demand of Property (REI, 2015)

– Policy Analysis of Targeted Fuel Subsidy Mechanism (BKF and GIZ, 2014)

– The Identification of Revenue Potency of North Kalimantan Province (Bappeda Kaltara, 2014)

– Policy Research Network (PRN) (Pro Rep, 2013)

– The Analysis of Government Revenues from the Telecommunications Sector (Cellular Telecommunications Association, 2012)

– Policy Research Grant: Forestry and Decentralization (Chemonics, 2012)

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