Dr. Arip Muttaqien

Affiliated Researcher

Research group(s):
2. Social Protection, Inclusive Innovation and Development
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics
3. Economic Development, Innovation, Governance and Institutions

Arip Muttaqien was born in Madiun (Indonesia). He graduated from Industrial Engineering at the University of Indonesia (2007), master’s degree (maîtrise) in Economics at Toulouse School of Economics (2010), and MSc in Public Policy and Human Development (MPP) at Maastricht University (2014). He was the runner-up of the most outstanding student competition at the University of Indonesia (2007); then he received the Eiffel Scholarship (French Ministry of Foreign Affairs) to study in Toulouse. Before coming to Maastricht, he worked in various sectors (private sector, government sector, NGO, and academic). He was an analyst at marketing consulting firm, a consultant for Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning, a researcher at NGO in education (Indonesia Mengajar), and a lecturer at Asian Banking Finance and Informatics (ABFI) PERBANAS Institute in Jakarta.

Arip joined the PhD program at Maastricht Graduate School of Governance after graduated from MPP in 2014. His studies were funded by Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education (Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan/LPDP) through the Master-PhD direct scheme, managed by Indonesian Ministry of Finance. He was the coordinator of LPDP recipients in the Netherlands. During his PhD, he had opportunities to conduct visiting research at Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) and the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER).

Arip graduated as PhD on 24 January 2019. Currently, he works as Evaluation Specialist at the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K), under Secretariat of Indonesian Vice President (Setwapres RI). In the daily job, he focuses on designing and implementing evaluation on stunting reduction programs/interventions in Indonesia.

His email is arip.muttaqien@tnp2k.go.id

Selected publications by Arip Muttaqien

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Moldalieva, Janyl, Arip Muttaqien, Choolwe Muzyamba, Davina Osei, Eli Stoykova & Nga Le, 2016, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): Did they change social reality?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-035

External working papers
Muttaqien, Arip, Denisa Maria Sologon & Cathal O'Donoghue, 2018, Tax-benefit microsimulation model in developing countries: A feasibility study for an extension of SOUTHMOD in Indonesia, More information
Muttaqien, Arip, Denisa Maria Sologon & Cathal O'Donoghue, 2018, Earnings polarization, ethnicity, and regional perspective in Indonesia, More information

Muttaqien, Arip, 2019, Essays on Inequality and Polarization: Empirical Studies in Developing Asia, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University