Dr. R. Muhamad Purnagunawan

Dr. Raden Muhamad Purnagunawan is a Senior lecturer and researcher at the Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University. He has been a researcher at CEDS since 1999. Dr. Purnagunawan earned his bachelor degree in Economics from Padjadjaran University, Indonesia (2007), a Masters degree in Industrial Management from Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia (2001), and a Ph.D in Industrial Management from Australian National University, Australia (2011). Dr. Purnagunawan’s research interest is in the area of Labor Economics, Industry, Poverty and his recent research topic is on Minimum wages and Labour Market Outcomes in decentralized Indonesia: Case study of Java. Deputy Director of CEDS, Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University. Dr. Purnagunawan is currently the Deputy Director of Center for Economics and Development Studies, Padjadjaran University.

Recent publications:

  1. Manning, Chris and Purnagunawan, Raden (2011), Survey of recent developments, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies: 47 (3): 303-32
  2. The Socio-economic and Health Status of Rural-Urban Migrants in Indonesia, in The Great Migration: Rural-Urban Migration in China and Indonesia (eds Xin Meng and Chris Manning with Lis Shi and Tadjuddin Noer Effendi, 2010, Edward Elgar, Chentelham,UK. (with B.P. Resosudarmo, Asep Suharyadi, Athia Yumna and Asri Yusrina)
  3. Earning Motivation and the Conventional Earning Function," Working Papers in Economics and Development Studies (WoPEDS) 200805, Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University, revised Sep 2008 (http://ideas.repec.org/p/unp/wpaper/200805.html)
  4. E-mail: muhamad.purnagunawan[at]fe.unpad.ac.id


CEDS is supported by all permanent and non-permanent lecturers and researchers of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, Padjadjaran University. We have at least 56 research staff, of which 24 of them have PhD degrees in various sub-discipline of economics.

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