Digital Economy and Behavioral Economics

 

The overall aim of the research group is to study the development of digital economy in Indonesia as well as studying the behavior of economic agents using experimental methods. Throughout the years, our studies have been used to inform, support and evaluate policymaking in the areas of digital ecosystems, most notably e-commerce, financial inclusion, and payment system, among others.


Head of Digital Economy and Behavioral Economics

Chaikal Nuryakin, Ph.D.
Digital Economy, Behavioral Economics

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Chaikal Nuryakin is the Head of Digital and Behavioral Economics Research Group at LPEM FEB UI. He obtained his bachelor degree in economics and master in economics science (MSE) from Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia (FEB UI) in 2002 and 2006. Later on, he studied at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo, Japan and obtained his master of arts (MA) degree in 2011 and PhD in Economics in 2015. His research interests include experimental and behavioral economics, banking and finance, monetary economics, econometrics and modelling.

Email: chaikal@lpem-feui.org

 

 

 


Past Research Projects

  • Indonesia Cost of Education, LPEM FEB UI and LPDP, 2017
  • The Impact of ICT to Indonesia Firms’ Performance, LPEM FEB UI, 2017
  • Indonesia Human Resource Mapping 2030, LPEM FEB UI and LPDP, 2017
  • Digital Financial Services in Indonesia: Cost of Access and Regulatory Review, LPEM FEB UI and Microsave, 2016
  • When Prime Depositors Run On the Bank: A Behavioral Approach, KANOPI FEB UI, 2016
  • Mapping Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in Indonesia Labor Market, LPEM FEB UI and ILO, 2016
  • Bank Indonesia Cluster Effectiveness on Regional Inflation. Study case: Onion and Red Chili Farm Cluster, LPEM FEB UI and Bank Indonesia, 2015
  • Improving Electricity Subsidy Designk, BKF and GIZ, 2015
  • The measurement of E-money Industry Saturation, LPEM FEB UI and Bank Indonesia, 2015
  • Person with Disability and Unemployement, LPEM FEB UI, 2015.

 

Deputy Head of Digital Economy and Behavioral Economics

Prani Sastiono is a researcher at the Institute of Economics and Social Research and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at Universitas Indonesia. Her main focus of research includes economics in health, financial inclusion and digital finance, economic development and behavioral economics. She graduated from the National Institute of Political Studies in Tokyo with her PhD in public economics.

Email: prani@ui.ac.id

 

 

 


Past and Ongoing Projects:

  • Why don’t People Save more in Agent Banking? Evidence from Lakupandai Program in Indonesia (on progress, DFAT and LPEM FEB UI, 2020)
  • Public Finance for Children in Indonesia (2020)
  • Tokopedia’s Role in the Context of COVID 19 Pandemic (2020)
  • Understanding the Welfare and Livelihood of Society During COVID 19 Pandemic in Indonesia (2020)
  • Peran Kebijakan Fiskal pada Produktivitas, Kemiskinan dan Ketimpangan: Ditinjau dari Efektivitas Subsidi, Bantuan Sosial dan Perpajakan (2020)
  • The Role and Impact of E-Commerce in Formalizing Businesses: The Case of Indonesia (2019)
  • Willingness and Ability to Pay Program Jaminan Sosial Ketenagakerjaan (2019)
  • Towards Higher Financial Inclusion Rate: Service Quality, Cost of Access, and Awareness (2018)
  • Institutional Capacity Assessment of Nutrition in Indonesia (2018)
  • Indonesia Cost of Education, LPEM FEB UI and LPDP, 2017
  • The Impact of ICT to Indonesia Firms’ Performance, LPEM FEB UI, 2017
  • Indonesia Human Resource Mapping 2030, LPEM FEB UI and LPDP, 2017
  • Digital Financial Services in Indonesia: Cost of Access and Regulatory Review, LPEM FEB UI and Microsave, 2016
  • When Prime Depositors Run On the Bank: A Behavioral Approach, KANOPI FEB UI, 2016
  • Mapping Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in Indonesia Labor Market, LPEM FEB UI and ILO, 2016
  • Bank Indonesia Cluster Effectiveness on Regional Inflation. Study case: Onion and Red Chili Farm Cluster, LPEM FEB UI and Bank Indonesia, 2015
  • Improving Electricity Subsidy Designk, BKF and GIZ, 2015
  • The measurement of E-money Industry Saturation, LPEM FEB UI and Bank Indonesia, 2015
  • Person with Disability and Unemployement, LPEM FEB UI, 2015.