Dyah Pritadrajati



At OPHI, Dyah works on data preparation for the computation of the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (global MPI), which includes the standardization and harmonisation of the data. 

She is a former Analyst at the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Indonesia where she was involved in the preparation of several strategic government projects, such as the Pre-Employment Card program which was successfully launched in March 2020. She has provided technical advice on key issues related to international and development economics at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). 

She received scholarships from the Indonesian Ministry of Finance and Jardine Foundation for her studies at Oxford and Cambridge, and later was granted a University Research Scholarship to pursue her PhD at the Australian National University.

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  • Education

    PhD (candidate) in Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
    MPhil in Economics, University of Cambridge
    MSc in Economics for Development, University of Oxford
    BSc in Economics at Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia

  • Research interests

    Poverty measurement; Social security system; Labour and education economics

  • Selected publications

    Pritadrajati, D., (2018). ‘From School to Work: Does Vocational Education Improve Labour Market Outcomes? An Empirical Analysis of Indonesia’ (No. WP/18/06). United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).