Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Irfany, SE, M.AppEc

Personal Data

Name

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Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Irfany, SE, MAppEc
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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InterCAFE LPPM IPB Bogor Agriculutral University  Baranangsiang Campuss Email: 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 (Doctor in Economics) Chair of Development EconomicsFaculty of Economic SciencesUniversity of Göttingen, Germany

2014

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, Australia

Thesis 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, 2005

Thesis 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)

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP

1. The Best Graduate of the Faculty of Economics and Management, Bogor Agricultural University, 2005.
2. The Best Graduate of the Department of Economics, Bogor Agricultural University, 2005.
3. Cum-Laude from IPB with GPA 3.83 (scale 4.00), 2005.
4. The Student Achievement Award (Mahasiswa Berprestasi, finalist) of the Faculty of Economics and Management as well as the Department of Economics, IPB, 2004.
5. “Golden Keys Invitation Member: top 15 percents of graduated student”, the University of Adelaide, 2009.

Working Experiences

PeriodInstitutionPosition
January 2018 - currentDepartment of Islamic Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management, Bogor Agricultural University. Subjects: Research Methods, Non-bank Islamic Financial Institutions, Islamic Macroeconomics.Lecturer
2006-currentPondok Pesantren Nurul Hidayah (Pusat) Sadeng Leuwisadeng BogorTeacher (Khadim/Pengasuh)
February 2017- Dec 2018Expert team, Presidential Advisory Board/Dewan Pertimbangan Presiden (Wantimpres): “Pembangunan Pertanian Berbasis Kerakyatan dan Partisipatif di Pedesan”Secretary
2017Consortium of of 7 Indonesian Public Universities for Green Knowledge/Prospertiy (PETUAH Consortium), In collaboration with MCA Indonesia (Green Knowledge)Expert
2012 - 2014Chair of Development Economics University of Goettingen, GermanyResearch Associate
2005 –currentInternational Center of Applied Finance and Economics (Inter CAFE), LPPM, Bogor Agricultural University.Researcher
2005 – 2011Department 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): Islamic Finance, Development Economics, International Finance, Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics.Lecturer
2010Tazkia School of Islamic Economics and Business (STEI Tazkia). Subject: Statistic methodsLecturer

Research Experiences

YearTitle
2017-2018 Sustainability and profitability of cocoa-based farming systems in Indonesia. Collaboration between IPB and the University of Sydney, funded by the Australia-Indonesia Centre (AIC).
2017Kajian Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN) Housing Index, funded by Bank BTN.
2011-2014Economic development and de-carbonization paths: A micro and macro perspectives in Indonesia. PhD dissertation. Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Göttingen.
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
2013-2014Examining between economic development, energy consumption and emission in Indonesia: time series analysis. PhD thesis, Georg-August University of Goettingen
2012-2014“Inequality in Emissions: evidence from Indonesian households”, PhD thesis, Georg-August University of Goettingen
2011-2013“Carbon footprints of Indonesian Households”, research chapter of Decarbonization and Development Path (EntDeKen Project). Collaborative research PIK Potsdam, GIGA Hamburg and University of Goettingen. Project funded by DFG (German Government). http://www.unigoettingen. de/en/412101.html
2009-2010Researcher, “Islamic Organisations and Women Empowerment”, research funded by Australia-Indonesia Government Research Partnership (AIGRP).
2007-20082007-2008 Researcher, “Religious Organization, Social Capital, and Local Governance: The Case of Madrasahs in Indonesia” collaboration between University of Adelaide, Australia and Inter CAFE IPB, funded by Australia-Indonesia Government Research Partnership (AIGRP).
2007Researcher, “Investigation of Contract Farming Options for Shrimp Production”. Funded by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), project No. SMAR/2007/226.
2008Researcher, “Empirical Analysis on Persistence Unemployment and it Solutions based on Micro Data”, Collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Central Bank of Indonesia (BI)
2007Researcher, “Investigation on Non-collateral scheme of credit in Rural Bank”, collaboration between InterCAFE LPPM IPB andCentralBank of Indonesia (BI).
2007Researcher, “Designing the Vision of Indonesia 2030: Banking, Capital Market and Financial Institutions”, collaboration between the Indonesian Forum and Inter CAFÉ LPPM IPB.
2007Researcher, “Banking Intermediation: Problems and Solutions”, collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Center for Study and Central Banking Research, Bank of Indonesia.
2007Researcher, "Leading Indicators for Property Sector", collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and CentralBank of Indonesia (BI)
2006Economist assistant, “Policy Study On The Economic Prerequisite to Decentralized Governance Preliminary Stage”, LOGIC Bappenas-UNDP.
2006Researcher (Econometric Analysis), "Study on Regional Economy: Cross 14 Provinces Study in Indonesia", collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Lippo Bank
2005-2006Researcher, " Impact of Fiscal Decentralization on Regional Economy and Financial Sector”, collaboration between Inter CAFE LPPM IPB and Central Bank of Indonesia (BI)
2005Researcher, "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, and S. Klasen (2017). “Affluence and emission tradeoffs: Evidence from Indonesian households’ carbon footprint”. Environment and Development Economics, 22(5), 546-570. doi:10.1017/S1355770X17000262
  2. Irfany, M. I. (2015). “Inequality in emissions: Evidence from Indonesian households”. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies. EEPS-D-14-00068.
  3. M.I, Yusuf R, Klasen S (2015) The Consumption-based carbon footprint in Sulawesi and Jambi. Efforts Discussion Paper Series, University of Göttingen.
  4. Irfany, M. I. (2014). “Economic development and de-carbonization paths: Micro an macro perspectives from Indonesia”. Doctoral dissertation. Georg-August University of Goettingen, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät.
  5. Bakhtiar, T., I. Sugema, M. I. Irfany. (2014). “Mathematical Assessment on the Robustness of Profit Loss Sharing Mechanism Against Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard Problems”. Applied Mathematical Sciences 2014, Vol. 8, 2014, no. 13, 633–644. http://www.mhikari. om/ams/ams-2014/ams-13-16-2014/bakhtiarAMS13-16-2014.pdf
  6. Irfany, M. I. (2014). “Affluence and emission trade-offs: evidence from Indonesian household carbon footprint,” Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth – Discussion Papers 161, Courant Research Centre PEG. http://www2.vwl.wiso.uni-goettingen.de/courant-papers/CRC-PEG_DP_161.pdf
  7. Irfany, M. I. (2013). “Household affluence and carbon footprint inequality: evidence from Indonesia”, presented at the PhD Colloquium in Economics, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, December 11 2013
  8. Irfany, M. I. (2013), “Economic development, expenditure dynamics and emission tradeoffs: 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.ifwkiel.de/event/conferences/conference-2013/program-2013/ pegnet-program2013/view?portal_status_message=Changes%20saved.%20Unlocked %20item.
  9. I. Irfany (2013). De-carbonization of Development Paths: case study of India, Indonesiaand the Philippines’. Joint presentation at the International Dialogue Forum “Low Carbon Development and Poverty Reduction, the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, 21-22 February 2013. 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.ifwkiel.de/konfer/2012/young_researcher/papers/Final%20 paper %2C 20Kiel% 20conference%2C%20Irfany_s.pdf/view.
  10. 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 September2012.https://www.conftool.pro/hdca2012/index.php?page=browseSessions&form_session=70&print=head
  11. 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/nachhaltigelosungsstrategien/projekte/currentprojects/entdeken/dokumente
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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. T. Falianty, M.I. Irfany, and H. Gunawan (editors) (2011), “Quarterly Economic Update”, EcThink Indonesia.
  2. Sugema, I. and M.I. Irfany (2010), “Global Economic Crises and American Disease”, International Center for Applied Finance and Economics.
  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. “Indonesia Green Economy: Challenges and Opportunities”. Presented in School of Economicis Seminar, University of Adelaide, 17 November 2016.
  2. “Household affluence and carbon footprint inequality: evidence from Indonesia”, PhD Colloquium in Economics, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, December 11 2013
  3. “Household affluence and emission trade-offs: evidence from Indonesian household carbon footprint”. PhD and Staff Seminar, Development Economics Research Group, Georg- August University of Goettingen, 5 November 2013
  4. “Economic development, expenditure dynamics and emission trade-offs: evidence from Indonesia”. 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
  5. Green Growth Young Researcher Conference (paper presentation), The Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany, 15-16 November 2012
  6. “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.
  7. 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.
  8. Development and Climate Change, Methodenwoche der Göttinger Graduiertenschule Gesellschaftswissenschaften (GGG), Goettingen, 17 – 18 October 2012
  9. Block course on Scientific Writing, Prof. Dr. Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel, Fakultät für Agrarwissenschaften, 8-10 October 2012.
  10. Decarbonization and Development Paths (EntDekEn Meeting), GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies /Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien, 10 October 2011.
  11. 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
  12. Durham Islamic Economics and Finance Summer School (DIEFS), School of Governance, University of Durham, United Kingdom, July 2012
  13. The Roundtable Discussion on Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil, the Ministry of Agriculture of Indonesia, and the Indonesian Embassy in Berlin, Germany, 25 May 2012.
  14. 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.
  15. De-carbonization and Development Paths. EntDeKen Stakeholder Workshop and Project Meeting. PIK Potsdam, Germany, 19-20 April 2012
  16. Workshop on Visual Thinking and Effective Communication, for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship grantees, held by Goettingen International, University of Goettingen, 12 April 2012.
  17. EntDekEn Meeting, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies /Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien, 10 October 2011.
  18. Biofuels Regional Workshops (China-Indonesia-Philippines), IFAD-SEARCA-IPB, Bogor, August 9-10, 2010.
  19. ADEPT Training for Poverty Analysis, collaboration between the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) and World Bank. Bappenas, Jakarta, May 19-20 2010.
  20. Computative General Equilibrium (CGE) with General Algebraic Method System (GAMS), collaboration IFAD-IPB-Brighten Institute, January 2010.
  21. Courses of Mathematic Analysis for Economic Sciences (2 weeks), School of Economics, the University of Adelaide, February 2009.
  22. Introductory Academic Programs (5 weeks), CLPD, University of Adelaide, Australia, January-February 2009.
  23. Pre-Departure Training (English, cultural) for ADS Scholarship Awardees (6 months), collaboration between Australian Government (AUSAID) and Indonesia-Australia Language Foundation (IALF), 2008.
  24. Panel data analysis training (tutorial instructor) – (1 week), the Central Bank of Indonesia (BI) and Inter CAFE IPB, 2007.
  25. General Lecture in Development Economics (1 day), Prof. Michael Grimm of the University of Goettingen, held by IPB, 2007.
  26. 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.
  27. Quantum Teaching for Lecturers of Department of Economics, FEM (1 week), held by Department of Economics FEM and ILNA, 2007.
  28. Intensive IELTS course, Language Laboratory IPB (2 months), 2006.
  29. Intensive TOEFL preparation, Language Laboratory IPB (2 months), 2006.
  30. Advanced Econometrics Training (Time Series Analysis) with E-views application-(1 week), FEM, IPB, 2005.
  31. 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.
  32. Computer courses: web and graphic design (6 months), the Global Reach Institute, Bogor, 2004.
  33. Courses of Islamic Economics at the Faculty of Economics (4 months), University of Indonesia and SEBI Institute, 2002.
  34. Leadership Training, basic and national level (LK1 and LK2) – (2 weeks), the Association of
  35. Islamic University Students (HMI), 2004.
  36. Leadership training for the Student Legislative Board (DPM) committee, FEM IPB (3 days), 2002
  37. 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, sustainable development, Islamic economics, climate change, macroeconomics, monetary, banking and financial institutions, international finance.
  2. Methods: Macro-econometrics (Time series, Panel Data), and IO-GTAP-Environment Analysis.

COMPUTER AND LANGUAGE SKILLS

  1. Statistics : STATA, E-views (econometrics and statistics), SPSS (statistics)
  2. General : MS Office, MS Power Point
  3. Languange : Indonesia and Sundanese (native), English (fluent), Arabic (good)

 

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

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