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Senior Economist

Fauziah Zen


Senior Economist


Fauziah Zen is a faculty member of Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia. She is also a visiting professor in Hitotsubashi University and a guest lecturer in University of Tokyo, both in Japan. With more than 15 years of experience under her belt, her current research includes various subjects in Infrastructure Financing especially Public-Private Partnership (PPP), ASEAN Connectivity, Social Security, and Disaster Risk Resilience within East Asia region. She obtained her Bachelor and Master of Engineering from Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia, and Master and PhD from Hitotsubashi University, Japan.

Expertise

  • Public Finance;
  • Fiscal Policy;
  • Infrastructure Economics and PPP;
  • Regulatory Impact Assessment
 

Education

2008

PhD
Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan

2003

Master of Public Policy
in Public Economics, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan

1998

Master of Engineering
in Industrial Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Bandung Indonesia

1995

Bachelor of Engineering
in Geophysics Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Bandung Indonesia

 

Professional Membership

  • The Regional Science Association International (RSAI)
  • Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA)

Experience/Affiliation

2011Economist,
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
Research Interest:
  • Infrastructure development and financing including Public Private Partnership (PPP),
  • ASEAN Connectivity
  • Social Security System in East Asia
  • Disaster Resilience/Management in East Asia
2012 - 2014

Deputy Head,
Social Humaniora Commission, National Research Council Indonesia
(Dewan Riset Nasional)

2000

Lecturer/Assoc. Professor,
Economics Department, Faculty of Economics,
University of Indonesia

2009

Finance Minister's Advisory Team
for Fiscal Decentralization
(TADF) Ministry of Finance, GOI

2012-2013

PPP Team of Specialist,
UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

2010 - 2011

Expert
on Functional Assignment and Deconcentration Decentralization Policies
,

Asian Development Bank

2010 - 2011

STC Economist
at Decentralization Support Facility,
the World Bank

2009 - 2011

Deputy Head,
Economics Department Faculty of Economics,
University of Indonesia

2009 - 2011

Consultant: Economist,
Indonesia Initiative Infrastucture (IndII),
AusAID

2008 - 2009

Associate Director,
Grant Program at FEUI from Ministry of Education,
Indonesia

1999 - 2012

Consultant/Expert
for various projects in Governmental Institution and International Partners

1999

Resource Person (Research Associate),
Institute for Economic and Social Research,
Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia (LPEM FEUI)

2008

Board of Editors,
InWEnt GmBH for materials development used
in Financial Management Training in Indonesia

2011 - 2011

Consultant: Expert, ADB TA 7452

2009 - 2011Deputy Head,
Economics Department Faculty of Economics,
University of Indonesia
2009 - 2011

Consultant: Economist,
Indonesia Initiative Infrastructure (IndII), AusAID

2003 -2010Consultant
for various projects in Ministry of Finance,
Bappenas, USAID, and The Asia Foundation
2005 - 2006Teaching Assistant
for courses: Macroeconomics, Economics of Public Sector
at Asian Public Policy Program,
Hitotsubashi University


Referee for

Journal of Asian Public Policy, Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)
Jurnal Ekonomi dan Pembangunan Indonesia (Journal of Indonesian Economics and Development),
Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia

Selected Paper

Swasono, F. (2008), 'Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth: Evidence from Indonesia', Journal of Economics and Finance in Indonesia, 55(2), pp. 109-134

Conference Proceeding

M.Q, Qhibtiyyah., F. Zen, L. Trialdi, Astrid Dita P. R., (2011), 'Decentralization and Social Capital in Indonesia', Proc., presented in The 3rd IRSA International Institute, Padang, Indonesia.

Zen, F., Astrid Dita P.R., (2009), 'Local Political Economy and Decentralized Healthcare in Indonesia', (with Astrid Dita P.R.), Proc., presented in The 56th Annual Conference, North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, San Francisco.

Zen, F. (2006), 'On Measurement of Fiscal Decentralization in Indonesia', Proceeding, presented in The 53rd Annual Conference, North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Toronto.

Zen, F. (2005) 'Determinants of Local Government Expenditures: The Case of Indonesia', Proceeding, presented in The 52nd Annual Conference, North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Las Vegas..

Zen, F. (2001), 'Jakarta Next: A Global City In Decentralization Format•', University of Indonesia & The University of Melbourne International Seminar on Urbanization at The Information Age: New Perspective on The Transformation of Fast Growing Cities in The Pacific Rim, Agustus 22-23, 2001, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta - Indonesia.

Chapters in Books

Zen, F. (2011), "Diversification in Indonesia: Its Dynamics and Policy Issues",  Revenue Watch Institute, London, UK.

Zen, F. (2010), 'Series of Case Studies in Local Financial Management: Participatory Planning and Budgeting in Sumedang' (Author and Editor), Expenditure Management in Makassar (Ed.), Revenue Management in Bengkalis (Ed.), InWEnt GmBH - LPEM FEUI - MOF.

Zen, F. (2008), 'Country Profile: Republic of Indonesia', (with Bambang Brodjonegoro) in Decentralization and Local Governments in the World: Country Profile, United Cities and Local Governments, Global Observatory on Local Democracy and Desentralisation.

Zen, F. (2006), 'Civil Society and Local Governance in Indonesia: Growing Up through Difficult Times', (with Bambang Brodjonegoro) in: City Society and Local Governance, EROPA Local Government Center,  Tokyo: Japan.

Zen, F. (2003), 'Determinants of Local Government Expenditures: The Case of Indonesia Pre- and First Year of Decentralization', in: Regional Development in Transition: Governance, Public Services and Eco-Tourism, IRSA and PSE-KP, Universitas Gadjah Mada: Indonesia.

Zen, F., and Bambang Brodjonegoro (2002), 'The Role Of Free Trade Zones In Indonesia Economy: A Case Of Batam Island', in: Indonesia's Sustainable Development in a Decentralization Era, Jakarta: Indonesia. 

Selected Publications

M. G. Asher, and Fauziah Zen (2016). Age-Related Pension Expenditure and Fiscal Space, NY: Routledge.

M. G. Asher, and Fauziah Zen, (upcoming), 'Social Safety Net Design in Asia', ERIA DP

Sawada, Y., and F. Zen (2013), 'Disaster Management in ASEAN' , ERIA DP. 

Shishido, H.., S. Sugiyama, and F. Zen (2013), 'Moving MPAC Forward: Strengthening Public-Private Partnership, Improving Project Portfolio and in Search of Practical Financing Schemes'. ERIA DP. 

Zen, F., and M. Regan (2014), Financing ASEAN Connectivity. ERIA Publication. 

Zen, F. ed., (upcoming), 'Institutional Assessment for PPP Readiness in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar', ERIA publication.

Zen, F. (2012), 'Policy on Disaster prevention and Reduction for Industrial Parks in East Asia', (Coordinator), mimeograph. (with Mizuho Information and Research Institute Inc.), ERIA.

Zen, F. (2012), 'Capital Market Development and Financial Market Integration', in Mid-Term Review of ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint, ERIA.

Zen, F., and Gilbert Llanto (2013), 'Government Fiscal Support for Financing Long Term Infrastructure Projects in ASEAN Countries', PIDS.

Zen, F., and Kawik Sugiana (eds). Public Private Partnership in ASEAN Member Countries: Its Role and Expectation in Transportation, Energy, and ICT Development, Fauziah Zen and Kawik Sugiana (eds.), ERIA publication.

Zen, F. (2008). 'Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth: Evidence from Indonesia', Journal of Economics and Finance in Indonesia.

Invited Speaker in selected events

Special Guest Lecture, 'The role of PPP in financing ASEAN Connectivity', ONE ASIA FOUNDATION Japan, Darma Persada University, Jakarta, 15 October 2014.

Indonesia - Japan Policy Forum 2014, The New Otani Hotel, Tokyo (High Level Forum held every 5 year after Indonesian Presidential Election), 25-26 August 2014

ERIA PPP Technical Workshop Series, 'Toward Tailored Approach to Establishing PPP Guidelines in South East Asia', ERIA - Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 21 August 2014.

ERIA PPP Technical Workshop Series, 'Toward Tailored Approach to Establishing PPP Guidelines in South East Asia', ERIA - National Economic Research Institute (NERI), Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Lao PDR, Vientiane, Lao PDR. 19 August 2014.

ERIA PPP Technical Workshop Series, 'Toward Tailored Approach to Establishing PPP Guidelines in South East Asia', ERIA - Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development (NPED) of Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. 11 August 2014.

Visiting Professor, Asian Public Policy Program (Graduate School), Hitotsubashi University, May 2014.

Special Guest Lecture, Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo, May 2014.

Special Lecture, PPP Study Group in Japan (Universities and Daiwa Research Group), Tokyo, May 2014

ASEAN-Japan Workshop, 'Identifying Possible Framework for PPP Infrastructure Development to Accelerate ASEAN Connectivity', ASEAN Secretariat-Japan Mission, Jakarta. 3 December 2013.

Workshop on Municipal Infrastructure Development Fund, 'Experience from India and South America', MOF Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta. 26 November 2013.

The 2nd International Planocosmo Conference, 'Infrastructure and Regional Growth for Inclusive Development', Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung. 21-22 October 2013.

National Seminar, 'Research Direction and Agenda', National Research Council of Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta. 31 October 2013.

Media Workshop, 'Challenges Ahead: Myanmar's ASEAN Chair 2014 and Beyond', ERIA-MJA-DVB-BRC JETRO, Yangon, Myanmar. 27 September 2013.

The 2nd Editor's Roundtable Meeting, 'Challenges Ahead: AEC 2015 and Beyond', ERIA-Prime Minister's Office of Brunei Darussalam,Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. 10-11 September 2013, 

The 4th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium, 'Partnering Private Sector for ASEAN Connectivity', ASEAN-ERIA, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. 27 August 2013.

ERIA PPP Capacity Building Workshop, 'Utilizing Efficient Infrastructure Development Framework', ERIA - NPED Republic of Myanmar - JETRO IDE BRC,  Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. 24 July 2013.

Workshop on 'Enhancing Connectivity through Multi-layered Regional Frameworks: The Roles of Dialogue Partners', Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand,Bangkok, Thailand. 19 July 2013.

ERIA PPP Capacity Building Workshop, 'Utilizing Efficient Infrastructure Development Framework', ERIA - Ministry of Commerce Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 4 July 2013.

ERIA PPP Capacity Building Workshop, 'Utilizing Efficient Infrastructure Development Framework', ERIA - Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Lao PDR, Vientiane, Lao PDR. 2 July 2013.

JETRO PPP Seminar, 'Japanese Contribution to Philippines Infrastructure Development', JETRO Japan, Manila, Philippines. 17 February 2012.

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