Dr. Christina Ruth Elisabeth M.Si.

Ruth obtained her doctoral degree in International Economics from the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia, in 2020. She is currently working as a lecturer at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia. Ruth has extensive experience conducting research on international trade, particularly on international trade agreements and non-tariff measures. She got an international certificate of non-tariff measures classification from UNCTAD in 2015. In the last three years, she has been working with several relevant ministries to conduct feasibility and evaluation studies of Free Trade Agreements. She has broad experience collecting, classifying, and analyzing non-tariff measures in ASEAN countries. She is frequently invited as a trainer for non-tariff measures topics by the Ministry of foreign affairs, Ministry of Industry, other relevant ministries and business sectors.

Field of Interests

International Economics, International Trade, Free Trade Agreements, Non-Tariff Measures, Tourism.


Selected publications

  • The Effects of Indonesia’s technical barriers to trade on manufacturing exports: An empirical analysis using the pseudo-Poisson maximum likelihood method, Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, Emerald Publishing Limited, March 2022
  • Non-Tariff Measures on Imported Intermediate input: Empirical Evidence from Indonesian Manufacturing Sector, Int. Journal of Economics and Management 14 (2): 189-201 (2020), University Putra Malaysia.
  • Updating Non-Tariff Measures in Brunei Darussalam (Book Chapter), Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN -An Update, ERIA-UNCTAD: ISBN: 978-602-5460-19-7
  • Classification of Non-Tariff Measures in Brunei Darussalam and Cambodia (Book chapter), Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN. ERIA and UNCTAD, ISBN: 978-602-8660-891
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