Lili Yan Ing (Inactive)

Lili Yan Ing (Inactive)


Senior Economist

Contact person: Ms Elisa Ayu (


International Trade



PhD in Economics (Promising Young Economist)
School of Economics, Faculty of Economics, the Australian National University, Australia



Senior Advisor on Trade and Investment for the President of Indonesia


Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia


Economist, Trade and Investment, the World Bank Jakarta


Researcher and Project Manager, the Institute for Economic and Social Research (LPEM), University of Indonesia


Ing, Lili Yan, Gordon H. Hanson, and Sri Mulyani Indrawati, eds. 2018. The Indonesian Economy: Trade and Industrial Policies. London & New York: Routledge.

Ing, Lili Yan, and Fukunari Kimura, eds. 2017. Production Networks in Southeast Asia. London & New York: Routledge.

Ing, Lili Yan and Chandra Putra, "Imported Inputs on Indonesia's Product Variety and Quality" in Production Networks in Southeast Asia eds. Lili Yan Ing and Fukunari Kimura, 66-84. London & New York: Routledge, 2017.

Ing, Lili Yan, Olivier Cadot, M. Rizqy Anandhika, Shujiro Urata, "Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN: A Simple Proposal" in Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN eds. Lili Yan Ing, Santiago de Cordoba, Olivier Cadot, 13-36. Jakarta: ERIA, 2016.

Cadot, Olivier and Lili Yan Ing, "How Restrictive Are ASEAN's Rules of Origin?", Asian Economic Papers, 15(3) (2016), 115-134.

Pangestu, Mari Elka and Lili Yan Ing, "ASEAN: Regional Integration and Reforms", Asian Economic Papers, 15(2) (2016), 44-60.

Pangestu, Mari Elka, Sjamsu Rahardja, and Lili Yan Ing, 2015, "Fifty Years of Trade Policy in Indonesia: New World Trade, Old Treatments", Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, Special 50th Anniversary BIES Edition, 51(2) (2015), 239-261.

Ing, Lili Yan, Mari Elka Pangestu, and Sjamsu Rahardja, "Managing Indonesia's Trade Policy: How to Remove the Agenda?" in Macroeconomic Policies in Indonesia ed. Anwar Nasution, 224-244. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Ing, Lili Yan, ed. 2015, East Asian Integration. Jakarta: ERIA.

Cadot, Olivier, Ernawati Munadi and Lili Yan Ing, "Streamlining Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN: The Way Forward", Asian Economic Papers, 14(1) (2015), 35-70.

Rahardja, Sjamsu, Deborah Winkler, Lili Yan Ing and Gonzalo Varela, 2012, Picking Up the Pace: Reviving Growth in Indonesia's Manufacturing Sector, World Bank Economic Sector Work on Manufacturing, Jakarta: World Bank.

Ing, Lili Yan, and Gonzalo Varela. 2012. "Constraints for Productivity and Investments: Indonesia's Manufacturing". World Bank Policy Working Paper 73125.

Ing, Lili Yan, "Lower Tariff, Rising Skill Premium in Developing Countries: Is It a Coincidence?", Journal of The World Economy, 32(7) (2009),1115-1133.



Lead Advisor, East Asian Integration


Senior Economist, the National Team for the Enhancement of Exports and Investment of Indonesia (Timnas PEPI)


The Indonesian Representative, Expert Group of ASEAN+3 Free Trade Agreement


Dec 2007

Promising Young Economist, the Pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) Forum

May 1999

The Best and the Fastest Graduate from 3106 graduates, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia


The National Most Outstanding Scholar

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Her reputation as an expert on trade and investment has made her a sought-after speaker in a number of important meetings in the region. Among others, these are the World Trade Organization symposium, East Asian Investment Summit, ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, Regional Economic Comprehensive Partnership, ASEAN Senior Economic Officials meeting, Asia Regional Economic Forum, and Asian Economic Panel meetings.

She is also a frequent contributor to media and featured in a number of leading media, among others, SBS Korea, NHK World, The Jakarta Post, The Diplomat, The Malaysia Insider and The Economist.

In addition, she is also a peer reviewer of a number of journals, including Journal of Asian Economics, Journal of Economics and Finance in Indonesia, and Journal of the Japanese and International Economies.

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