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Arianto Patunru joined the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics in October 2012. He was previously the head of the Institute for Economic and Social Research (LPEM-FEUI) in Jakarta while teaching economics at the Department of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia. He holds a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Patunru’s publication includes papers in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Development Studies, The World Economy, and Contemporary Economic Policy. He is an editor of the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES). He also writes commentaries and op-eds in East Asia Forum, New Mandala, Australian Financial Review, as well as in Indonesian media such as Tempo and Kompas. He has recently published three edited volumes on trade and globalisation.

In his engagement activities, Patunru coordinates the ANU Indonesia Project policy interactions and convenes the Australia-Indonesia High Level Policy Dialogue that involves Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance and Australia’s DFAT and Treasury. He also co-coordinates the Indonesia Project on COVID19 in Indonesia initiatives.


Current PhD supervision

Past PhD supervision

  • Sulistiyo Ardiyono (2024, chair)
  • Krisna Gupta (2022, chair) - Winner of the 2019 Hadi Soesastro Prize
  • Siti K Ghazali (2022, assoc supervisor)
  • Yuventus Effendi (2022, assoc supervisor)
  • Umi Yaumidin (2021, assoc supervisor)
  • Martha Primanti (2021, assoc supervisor)
  • Chandra Tri Putra (2021, assoc supervisor)
  • Barli Suryanta (2021, chair)
  • Wannaphong Durongkaveroj (2020, assoc supervisor) - 3rd Place in the 2020 Stiglitz Essay Prize
  • Yessi Vadila (2019, assoc supervisor)
  • Deasy Pane (2019, chair) - Winner of the 2018 Hadi Soesastro Prize
  • Huong Thi Tran (2018, assoc supervisor)
  • Husna Jamaludin (2018, assoc supervisor)

Master supervision

  • Bakhtiar Rifai (2023)
  • Febrian Putra (2023)
  • Didi Ristanto (2023)
  • M. Rheza Ramadan (2023)
  • Rezky Zain (2022) - Winner of the 2022 Helen Hughes Prize
  • Nauval Hafiluddin (2021) - Winner of the 2021 Helen Hughes Prize
  • Rachmad M. Arifuddin (2021)
  • Realita Eschachasti (2020)
  • Priyo Anggono (2020)
  • Rotua Siregar (2020)
  • Ira Aprilianti (2020)
  • Aditia (2019)
  • Yubiwini (2017)
  • Arief Wahyudi (2017)
  • Rosy Kusuma (2016)
  • Listyowati Lestari (2015)
  • Bintang P. Jati (2014)
  • Adhipradana Swasito (2014)

Research interests

Trade and development; environment and resources



Education/Academic qualification

Agricultural & Consumer Economics, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Award Date: 16 May 2004

Policy Economics, Master, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Award Date: 15 Jan 2000

Economics, Bachelor, University of Indonesia

Award Date: 20 Jan 1997

Expertise Areas

  • International Economics and International Finance
  • Environment and Resource Economics
  • Economic Development and Growth
  • Economic Development Policy


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