Welcome to Bustanul Arifin's Homepage

Hi, I'm Bustanul Arifin, the Director of the Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF ), Jakarta-Indonesia, an independent research institution aimed at providing assessments on a wide-range of public policy issues related to economics and finance.

I'm also the Editor-in-Chief of the Quarterly Review of the Indonesian Economy (QRIE), or in Bahasa Indonesia Bisnis & Ekonomi Politik (BEP), a scientific journal devoted to the study of political economy and business issues, focusing on encouraging transparency in economic decision-making process in Indonesia.

My professional carrer starts at the University of Lampung, teaching graduate program courses at University of Indonesia, and at Bogor Agricultural University (Indonesia), where I obtained my Sarjana degree in Agricultural Economics. I am holding a Ph.D. and masters' degree in resource economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), my lovely second home.

For furhter information about myself, you might want to see briefly my Short-CV. If you are really curious about myself, you could see my complete Long-CV.

I enjoy team sports, pop musics, action and commedy movies and leisure travelling. Please cruise the following sites: for recent updates on worldwide Sports, Musics , Movies, Hollywood Lifes, and Recreation .

This homepage is still under construction. Sorry for the inconvenience. Any comments and suggestions could be directed to bustanul@yahoo.com. Have fun, folks.

Last Update: April 1, 2001.

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