Inter CAFE

International Centre for Applied Finance and Economics

Mohammad Iqbal Irfany

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Data

Name

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Mohammad Iqbal Irfany, SE, M.Ec. App
Place of birth

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Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
Nationality

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Indonesian
Sex

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Male
Status

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Married
Current office mailing address

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Chair of Development Economics (Klasen)University of GöttingenOeconomicum Building Room 2.122
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3
37073 Göttingen, Germany
Tel. +62 251-8377896, +62 251-8348903, +62 21-70162023Email: mirfany@uni-goettingen.de / iqbal.irfany@gmail.com
Occupation

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Researcher at International Center for Applied Finance and Economic (InterCAFE) – LPPM – Bogor Agricultural University

 

Education

Degree

University

Year (end)

Field

PhD candidate Chair of Development EconomicsFaculty of Economic SciencesUniversity of Göttingen, Germany

2011 – …

Development Economics, Islamic Economics

Summer school(Erasmus mobility) Durham Islamic Finance Summer SchoolDurham Centre for Islamic Economics and FinanceUniversity of Durham, England

2012

Islamic Economics and Finance

Master of Applied Economics (MAppEc) School of Economics, University of Adelaide, AustraliaThesis title: “Implications of Exchange Rate Variability in ASEAN+3: Optimum Currency Area Criteria and the Fear of Floating Approach”Supervisor: Assoc. Professor Colin Rogers

2009

Macroeconomics and International Finance

Bachelor of Economics (SE) Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management (FEM),  Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), IndonesiaThe Best Graduate Award of the Faculty of Economics and Management, IPB, 2005Thesis title: “Can Money Stock Targeting Stabilize Exchange Rate?: a Generalized Method of Moment (GMM) estimation”
Supervisors:
1. Iman Sugema, Ph.D
2. Prof. Noer Azam Achsani, Ph.D

2005

Economics (Major: Monetary Economics; Minor: Development and Regional Economics)

 

Working Experiences

Period

Institution

Position

2012 – …

Chair of Development EconomicsUniversity of Goettingen, Germany HIWI Mitarbeiter (Research Associate)

2005 – 2011

International Center of Applied Finance and Economics (Inter CAFE), LPPM, Bogor Agricultural University. Researcher

2005 – 2011

Department of Economics, Bogor Agricultural University.Subjects:

  • Undergraduate (S1): Bank and Financial Institutions, Monetary Economics I, Monetary Economics II, Econometrics I, Econometrics II, International Finance, Macroeconomics I, Microeconomics I, Principal Economics.
  • Postgraduate (S2): International Finance, Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics
Junior Lecturer

2010

Tazkia School of Islamic Economics and Business (STEI Tazkia).Subject:  Statistic methods Lecturer

 

Research Experiences

Year

Title

2013-…

“Land use change, expenditure dynamics and emission trade-off: the evidence from Central Sulawesi”, part of CRC 990 section C4, Georg-August University of Goettingen. http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/412101.html

2013-…

(Causality of) Economic development, energy consumption and emission in Indonesia: time series analysis. PhD thesis, Georg-August University of Goettingen

2012-…

“Inequality in Emission: evidence from Indonesian households”, PhD thesis, Georg-August University of Goettingen

2011-2013

“Carbon footprints of Indonesian Households”, research chapter of De-carbonization and Development Path (EntDeKen Project). Collaborative research PIK Potsdam, GIGA Hamburg and University of Goettingen. Project funded by DFG (German Government). http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/412101.html

2009-2010

Researcher, “Islamic Organisations and Women Empowerment”, research funded by Australia-Indonesia Government Research Partnership (AIGRP).

2007-2008

Researcher, “Religious Organization, Social Capital, and Local Governance: The Case of Madrassahs in Indonesia” collaboration between University of Adelaide, Australia and Inter CAFE IPB, funded by Australia-Indonesia Government Research Partnership (AIGRP).

2007

Researcher, “Investigation of Contract Farming Options for Shrimp Production”. Funded by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), project No. SMAR/2007/226.

2008

Researcher, “Empirical Analysis on Persistence Unemployment and it Solutions based on Micro Data”, Collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Central Bank of Indonesia (BI)

2007

Researcher, “Investigation on Non-collateral scheme of credit in Rural Bank”, collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Central Bank of Indonesia (BI).

2007

Researcher, “Designing the Vision of Indonesia 2030: Banking, Capital Market and Financial Institutions”, collaboration between the Indonesian Forum and Inter CAFÉ LPPM IPB.

2007

Researcher, “Banking Intermediation: Problems and Solutions”, collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Center for Study and Central Banking Research, Bank of Indonesia.

2007

Researcher, “Leading Indicators for Property Sector”, collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Central Bank of Indonesia (BI)

2006

Economist assistant, “Policy Study On The Economic Prerequisite to Decentralized Governance Preliminary Stage”, LOGIC Bappenas-UNDP.

2006

Researcher (Econometric Analysis), “Study on Regional Economy: Cross 14 Provinces Study in Indonesia”, collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Lippo Bank

2005-2006

Researcher, ” Impact of Fiscal Decentralization on Regional Economy and Financial Sector”, collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Central Bank of Indonesia (BI)

2005

Researcher, “Paradox of Economic Growth and Unemployment: Existence, Implication, and Solution”, collaboration between Bank of Indonesia (BI) and Inter CAFE LPPM IPB.

 

Scientific Publications

  1. Irfany, M. I. (2013), “Economic development, expenditure dynamics and emission trade-offs: evidence from Indonesia.” Poverty, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) Conference 2013: How to Shape Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Economies in the Developing World ─ Global, Regional, and Local Solutions, University of Copenhagen, Denmark,  17-18 October 2013. http://www.pegnet.ifw-kiel.de/event/conferences/conference-2013/program-2013/pegnet-program-2013/view?portal_status_message=Changes%20saved.%20Unlocked%20item.
  2. Irfany, M.I. (2012), “Analysis of Indonesian Household Carbon Footprint’. Conference Proceeding, Green Growth Young Researcher Conference, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, November 15-16, 2012. Kiel Institute of World Economy http://www.ifw-kiel.de/konfer/2012/young_researcher/papers/Final%20paper%2C%20Kiel%20conference%2C%20Irfany_s.pdf/view
  3. Irfany, M. I. (2012), “De-carbonization of Development Paths: Household Emission Inequality in Indonesia”. Conference proceeding D2P2 Session Poverty, Inequality, Institutions and Green, Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA) International Conference 2012, Jakarta, 5-7 September 2012. https://www.conftool.pro/hdca2012/index.php?page=browseSessions&form_session=70&print=head
  4. Irfany, M. I., M. N. Serino, “Analysis of Household Carbon Footprint in Indonesia and the Philippines”, Proceeding, De-carbonization and Development (EntDekEn) Stakeholder Meeting, Göttingen,16 October 2012. http://www.pik-potsdam.de/forschung/nachhaltige-losungsstrategien/projekte/current-projects/entdeken/dokumente
  5. Sugema, I., and M. I. Irfany, A. Holis, T. Bakhtiar (2010), “Consumer Price Index for the Poor: and Empirical Analysis of Indonesia”. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics (IRJFE), October 2010.
  6. Irfany, M. I., and C. Rogers (2009), “Implications of Exchange Rate Variability in ASEAN+3: Optimum Currency Area Criteria and the Fear of Floating Approach”, School of Economics Working Paper, University of Adelaide.
  7. Oktaviani, R., N. Nuryartono, T. Novianti, M. I. Irfany, A.M. Pasaribu (2007), “Investigation of Contract Farming Options for Shrimp Production”, Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) working paper, SMAR/2007/226.
  8. Irfany, M. I. (2005). “Can Money Stock Targeting Stabilize Exchange Rate? A GMM Estimation”, undergraduate thesis at Department of Economics, FEM IPB.

 

Other Publications (Books)

  1. Sugema, I. and M.I. Irfany (2010), “Global Economic Crises and American Disease”, International Center for Applied Finance and Economics.
  2. Sugema, I. T. Falianty, M.I. Irfany, and H. Gunawan (editors) (2011), “Quarterly Economic Update”, EcThink Indonesia.
  3. Irfany, M. I., and J. Effendi (2010), “The Introduction to Interest (Usury): an Islamic Law Perspective”, book chapter in Sugema, I (editor), “Calculus of Islamic Finance”, International Center for Applied Finance and Economics, forthcoming.
  4. Sugema, I., and M. I. Irfany (2010), “The Economics of Riba Fadhl”, book chapter in I. Sugema (editor), “Calculus of Islamic Finance”, International Center for Applied Finance and Economics press, forthcoming.
  5. Bakhtiar, T, Sugema, I., and M. I. Irfany (2010), “Solving Asymmetric Information by Deferred Payment Scheme”, book chapter in I. Sugema (editor), “Calculus of Islamic Finance”, International Center for Applied Finance and Economics press, forthcoming.
  6. Baswir, R., I. Sugema, and M. I. Irfany (2009), “Governing the State-own Enterprises”, book chapter in S. Sarjadi and I. Sugema (editors), “Constitutional Economic Thought”, Sugeng Sarjadi Syndicate Press.
  7. Saparini, H., M. I. Irfany, and T. Irawan (2009), “Indonesian Competitiveness”, book chapter in S. Sarjadi and I. Sugema (editors), “Constitutional Economic Thought”, Sugeng Sarjadi Syndicate Press.
  8. Irfany, M. I., and I. Sugema (2006), “Monetary Economics I”, lecture materials (book), the Department of Economics, IPB.
  9. Irfany, M. I., and I. Sugema (2006), “Bank and Financial Institutions”, lecture materials (book), the Department of Economics, IPB.
  10. Sugema, I, and M.I. Irfany (2006), “Indonesian Economy”, book published by the International Center for Applied Finance and Economics.

 

TRAINING, WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. Green Growth Young Researcher Conference (paper presentation), The Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany, 15-16 November 2012
  2. “Affluence and emission trade-offs: Evidence from Indonesian household carbon footprint”. Chair of development economics, Georg-August University of Goettingen staff seminar, 5 November 2013.
  3. Expert workshop on “Low-Carbon Sector Transformation in Developing Countries”, organized by the KfW Development Bank and the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy; KfW Head Office Frankfurt, 30 October 2012
  4. Development and Climate Change, Methodenwoche der Göttinger Graduiertenschule Gesellschaftswissenschaften (GGG), Goettingen, 17 – 18 October 2012
  5. Block course on Scientific Writing, Prof. Dr. Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel, Fakultät für Agrarwissenschaften, 8-10 October 2012.
  6. Decarbonization and Development Paths (EntDekEn Meeting), GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies /Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien, 10 October 2011.
  7. Workshop meeting with the Center for Climate Change Financing and Multilateral Policy, the Ministry of Finance of the Republic Indonesia, at the International Office of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 13 September 2012
  8. Durham Islamic Economics and Finance Summer School (DIEFS), School of Governance, University of Durham, United Kingdom, July 2012
  9. The Roundtable Discussion on Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil, the Ministry of Agriculture of Indonesia, and the Indonesian Embassy in Berlin, Germany, 25 May 2012.
  10. Challenges the “Conventional” System – Islamic Banking and Finance (block seminar), Prof Ersilia Francesca (Università di Napoli L’Orientale), held by Arabistik Study, Philosophische Fakultät, University of Goettingen, 24-27 April 2012.
  11. De-carbonization and Development Paths. EntDeKen Stakeholder Workshop and Project Meeting. PIK Potsdam, Germany, 19-20 April 2012
  12. Workshop on Visual Thinking and Effective Communication, for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship grantees, held by Goettingen International, University of Goettingen, 12 April 2012.
  13. EntDekEn Meeting, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies /Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien, 10 October 2011.
  14. Biofuels Regional Workshops (China-Indonesia-Philippines), IFAD-SEARCA-IPB, Bogor, August 9-10, 2010.
  15. ADEPT Training for Poverty Analysis, collaboration between the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) and World Bank. Bappenas, Jakarta, May 19-20 2010.
  16. Computative General Equilibrium (CGE) with General Algebraic Method System (GAMS), collaboration IFAD-IPB-Brighten Institute, January 2010.
  17. Courses of Mathematic Analysis for Economic Sciences (2 weeks), School of Economics, the University of Adelaide, February 2009.
  18. Introductory Academic Programs (5 weeks), CLPD, University of Adelaide, Australia, January-February 2009.
  19. Pre-Departure Training (English, cultural) for ADS Scholarship Awardees (6 months), collaboration between Australian Government (AUSAID) and Indonesia-Australia Language Foundation (IALF), 2008.
  20. Panel data analysis training (tutorial instructor) – (1 week), the Central Bank of Indonesia (BI) and Inter CAFE IPB, 2007.
  21. General Lecture in Development Economics (1 day), Prof. Michael Grimm of the University of Goettingen, held by IPB, 2007.
  22. Computative General Equilibrium (CGE) with General Equilibrium Model Package (GEMPACK)-(1 week), collaboration between the Ministry of Trade and the Department of Economics, FEM IPB, 2007.
  23. Quantum Teaching for Lecturers of Department of Economics, FEM (1 week), held by Department of Economics FEM and ILNA, 2007.
  24. Intensive IELTS course, Language Laboratory IPB (2 months), 2006.
  25. Intensive TOEFL preparation, Language Laboratory IPB (2 months), 2006.
  26. Advanced Econometrics Training (Time Series Analysis) with E-views application-(1 week), FEM, IPB, 2005.
  27. Extra-campus lecture in “Islamic Economics” (1 year), Faculty of Economics and Management, IPB, head of tutor: Prof. Dr. KH. Didin Hafidhuddin, MS, 2004-2005.
  28. Computer courses: web and graphic design (6 months), the Global Reach Institute, Bogor, 2004.
  29. Courses of Islamic Economics at the Faculty of Economics (4 months), University of Indonesia and SEBI Institute, 2002.
  30. Leadership Training, basic and national level (LK1 and LK2) – (2 weeks), the Association of Islamic University Students (HMI), 2004.
  31. Leadership training for the Student Legislative Board (DPM) committee, FEM IPB (3 days), 2002
  32. Leadership training and Up-Grading for the Student Executive Board (BEM) committee, FEM IPB (2 days), 2001.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND OTHERS

  1. Masyarakat Ekonomi Syariah (MES) Komisariat Jerman, Sekretaris, 2011-…
  2. Ikatan Ahli Ekonomi Islam (IAEI), Komisariat Jerman, Ketua, 2012-…
  3. Human and Development and Capability Association (HDCA), Member, 2012-…
  4. Durham Islamic Finance Summer School (DIFS), membership alumnae, 2012-…

 

FIELDS OF INTEREST

  1. Development economics, green economics, climate change, macroeconomics, monetary, banking and financial institutions, international finance, Islamic economics.
  2. Methods: Macro-econometrics (Time series, Panel Data), and IO-GTAP-Environment Analysis.

COMPUTER SOFTWARES

 STATA, E-views (econometrics and statistics), SPSS (statistics), Ms-Office

 

LANGUAGES

Indonesia (native),

English (fluent),

Arabic (good),

German (basic),

Sundanese (fluent)

 

REFERENCES

 Prof Stephan Klasen, Ph.D

email: sklasen@uni-goettingen.de web: www.economics.uni-goettingen.de/klasen

Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Georg-August-Universitat Goettingen Germany

 

Professor Christopher Findlay, Ph.D

email : christopher.findlay@adelaide.edu.au / execdean.professions@adelaide.edu.au

Professor at the School of Economics, and the executive dean of the Faculty of the Professions, University of Adelaide, Australia.

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