Nurarifin holds Master of Economics from Kobe University and Master of Economics of Development from Gadjah Mada University.
Nurarifin is a Statistician for BPS (Badan Pusat Statistik) West Sumatra. He has strong background in data analysis, experienced with all stages of the surveys/consensus conducted by BPS-Statistics Indonesia, and well-versed in numerous statistics tools like Stata, SPSS, ArcGIS/QGIS, Eviews, and AHP.
Research and Publications
- The Effect of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) development on income inequality in Indonesia, Kobe University.
- The role of ICT and human capital development in pursuing demographic dividend and improving economic welfare in Indonesia, JISDeP Kementrian PPN/Bappenas.
- Membangun literasi data demi mencerdaskan bangsa, The best article in BPS Kalimantan Tengah HSN writing competition.
- Kajian ketimpangan pembangunan antar daerah di Provinsi Sumatera Barat, BPS Sumatera Barat.