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Yessi Vadila

Trade Specialist

Profile

Yessi Vadila is an economist specializing in international trade, economic development, and Indonesian trade policy. At ERIA, she serves as a trade specialist, conducting analyses on trade and investment in Indonesia, engaging in academic research, and contributing to policy-oriented projects on trade and investment in Indonesia and ASEAN. Previously, she held the position of Deputy Director for Export of mining products. She earned her PhD from the Arndt Corden Department of Economics at the Australian National University, focusing on the impact of trade liberalization on socio-economic, environmental, and health outcomes in Indonesia.

Expertise
  • International Trade
  • Trade Policy
  • Indonesian Mining Exports
Education
2019

Ph.D. Economics

Australian National University

2009

M.Sc. in Economics

University of Indonesia

2005

B.A in Chemical Engineering

University of Indonesia

Experience
Present

Trade Specialist, ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia)

Trade Analyst, Ministry of Trade of The Republic of Indonesia

2022-2023

Deputy Director of Export for Mining Products

Ministry of Trade of The Republic of Indonesia

2021-2022

Deputy Director for Oil, Gas, and Mining Products

Ministry of Trade of The Republic of Indonesia

2019-2021

Coordinator Assistant for Textiles Products

Ministry of Trade of The Republic of Indonesia

2017-2019

Assistant to the Minister's Lead Adviser

Ministry of Trade of The Republic of Indonesia

2006-2017

Trade Analyst

Ministry of Trade of The Republic of Indonesia

ERIA Publications
ERIA Chapters
Select Publications

ERIA Publications: Discussion Papers

Ing, et. al. 2023. 'ASEAN Digital Community (ADC) 2045'. Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA). Policy Brief No. 2023-07.

Ing, et. al. 2023. 'ASEAN Digital Community (ADC) 2045'. ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia). No. DP-2023-15.

Ing, Lili Yan., and Vadila, Yessi. 2022. 'COVID-19: Impacts of Indonesia's Trade'. ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia). No. DP-2021-48.

Publications: Journal Articles

Vadila, Yessi, and Budy P. Resosudarmo. 2020. "Tariff Reform and Income Inequality in Indonesia." Regional Science Policy & Practice 12. No. 3. Pages 455-475. https://doi.org/10.1111/rsp3.12253

Ing, Lili Yan., and Vadila, Yessi. 2019. 'U.S.-China Trade Tensions on Indonesia's Trade and Investments'. Asian Economic Papers. Vol. 18 (3). Pages 95'112. https://doi.org/10.1162/asep_a_00726

Publications: Book Chapter

Vadila, Yessi, and Christian, David. 2023. 'The effects of local content requirements on trade: The case of Indonesia'. In Ing, Lili Yan., Grossman, M. Gene (eds). Local Content Requirements: Promises and Pitfalls. Chapter 7. Pages: 174-211. https://www.routledge.com/Local-Content-Requirements-Promises-and-Pitfalls/Ing-Grossman/p/book/9781032542232.

Resosudarmo, B. P., & Vadila, Y. (2021). 'Does Globalization Associate with Income Inequality''. In Barichello, R., Patunru, A. A., & Schwindt, R. (eds.), Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality: Insights from Indonesia. UBC Press. Pages: 70-78. https://www.ubcpress.ca/globalization-poverty-and-income-inequality

Ing, L. Y., & Vadila, Y. (2022). COVID-19: Impacts on Indonesia's Trade. In Ing, L. Y., & Basri, M. C. (eds.), COVID-19 in Indonesia: Impacts on the Economy and Ways to Recovery. Routledge. Pages: 46-47. https://www.routledge.com/COVID-19-in-Indonesia-Impacts-on-the-Economy-and-Ways-to-Recovery/Ing-Basri/p/book/9781032153377

Publications: Op./Ed. (Popular Press)

'Navigating global complexities: Strengthening ASEAN-Japan collaboration', 18 December 2023, Jakarta Post, https://www.thejakartapost.com/opinion/2023/12/18/navigating-global-complexities-strengthening-asean-japan-collaboration.html

'ASEAN Digital Community (ADC) 2045', 13 May 2023, Jakarta Post, https://www.thejakartapost.com/opinion/2023/05/30/asean-marching-toward-digital-community-2045.html

"Can ASEAN be an Epicentrum of Growth'', 14 April 2023, Jakarta Post, https://www.thejakartapost.com/opinion/2023/04/14/can-asean-emerge-as-an-epicentrum-of-growth.html

'Implementing Indonesia's COVID-19 stimulus', 17 June 2020, East Asia Forum, https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2020/06/17/implementing-indonesias-covid-19-stimulus/#:~:text=To%20mitigate%20the%20economic%20impacts,2.5%20per%20cent%20of%20GDP

'Insight: US-China trade war has done Indonesia more good than harm', 6 February 2019, Jakarta Post, https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2019/02/06/insight-us-china-trade-war-has-done-indonesia-more-good-harm.html

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