I. General Information

  • Abdan Syakura was born in Solok, Indonesia, 1990. Currently lives in Washington, D.C.

II. Professional Background

  • Research Economist, IMF Jakarta Office, June 2015-July 2017.
  • Research Associate, Economics Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), October 2014-June 2015.
  • Research Associate (part time), Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI) LKYSPP NUS, May 2012-May 2013.
  • Intern, Hitachi Co. Ltd, March 2013.
  • Intern, PT Mitsui Indonesia, July 2010.

III. Education Background

  • PhD in Economics, George Washington University, USA (Fall 2017-now)
  • MRes/PhD in Economics, University College London, UK (Admitted for Sept 2014 admission; Declined)
  • MSc in Economics, University College London, UK (Sept 2013-Sept 2014)
  • Master in Public Policy (double degree), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and the Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo (August 2011-September 2013)
  • David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, USA (August-December 2010)
  • Accounting Department of Faculty Economics of University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Senior High School 1 of Padangpanjang, Padangpanjang, West Sumatera, Indonesia
  • Islamic junior High School of Padangpanjang (MTsN Padangpanjang), Padangpanjang, West Sumatera, Indonesia
  • Elementary school 10 of Gunung Medan, West Sumatera, Indonesia

IV. Organization Experience

  • Head of Think Tank division, Mata Garuda (LPDP Scholarship alumni association), January 2015-now.
  • Head of Advisory Board of FSI FE UI, Jan 2011- July 2011
  • Head of Majelis Pertimbangan Asrama (MPA) Dormitory of University of Indonesia, Jan 2010
  • Member of Moslem Development Center Division of FSI FE UI, 2008-Jan 2010
  • Head of Muslim Community of Dormitory of University of Indonesia (Sahabat Asrama), 2008-Feb 2009
  • Head of Islamic Division In Minang Student Union at University of Indonesia (IMAMI UI), 2008-April 2009
  • Head of  Internship Participants of  Muslim Community of UI (SALAM MUDA MANDIRI), 2007
  • Head of Dormitory Parliament of Dormitory of  Senior High School 1 of Padangpanjang (MPA), Padangpanjang, West Sumatera, 2006-2007
  • Crew of Islamic Student Community of Senior High School 1 of Padangpanjang, Padangpanjang FSI SMAN 1 Padangpanjang), West Sumatera, 2005-2006
  • Member of Parliament of Student Organization of Senior High School 1 of Padangpanjang, 2005-2006

V. Official Experience

  • Treasurer of Asteroid , BEM UI, 2009-Jan 2010
  • Controller of National Folklore Festival (NFF), FE UI, 2009-Feb 2010
  • Head of Event Affair of Pengenalan Dasar Agama Islam (PDAI) FSI FE UI, Des 2009
  • Treasurer of Indonesian Folklores Days (IFD), FE UI, 2008
  • Crew of Economic Research Paper Competition (KOMPEK), FE UI, 2008-Feb 2009
  • Head of Event affair of National Seminar on RUU Pornografi, held by SALAM UI, 2007

9 thoughts on “Profile

    • Sure, thanks a lot Bro. I’ll do my best. All of us must aspire for the change and has to work for it. Thanks for visiting,, Rully

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