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Ilmiawan Auwalin, Ph.D.

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Auwalin holds Master of Applied Economics from University of Adelaide and Ph.D. in Economics from University of Sydney.


Auwalin is a full-time lecturer and researcher at Faculty of Economic and Business, Airlangga University. Since 2003, he worked as researcher for REDI (Regional Economic Development Institute) and served as program director from 2009 to 2010.

Research and Publications

  • The effect of a credit policy change on microenterprise upward transition and growth: evidence from Indonesia. Eurasian Business Review (2020): 1-26.
  • Ethnic identity and internal migration decision in Indonesia. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies13 (2020): 2841-2861.
  • Revitalizing Indonesia’s Manufacturing.European Journal of East Asian Studies16(1): 124-153, 2017 (with Zulfan Taddjoeddin and Anis Chowdhury).
  • Mobility, Scarring and Job Quality in Indonesia’s Labor Market,Policy Research Working Paper No. 7484. World Bank, Washington, DC, 2015.
  • Determinants of household participation in formal savings: the case of Indonesia.Proceeding of International Conference on Islamic Economics and Civilization, Faculty of Economics and Business, Airlangga University, 3-5 June 2014.
  • Microfinance Institutions: Overcoming the Obstacles, published in CGAP Microfinance Gateway Library website, April 2012.
  • Determinants of Islamic Bank Deposits under Dual Banking System: The Case of Indonesia, Australian Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance, Vol. 1 No. 1 (June 2012), 27-52.
  • Analysis on the relationship of financing from banks and economic growth in Indonesia, Proceeding of the Fifth Economics Research Symposium, Indonesian Economists Association and UPN Surabaya, 6 October 2011.
  • Halving Poverty in Indonesia, Journal of Indonesian Economy and Business, Faculty of Business and Economics, GadjahMada University, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2009. page. 337-346.
  • Measuring the Impact of Economic Growth on Poverty, Journal of Economic Research, Economics Department, Faculty of Economics, Airlangga University, Year I, No.3, December 2009, page. 217-225.