Tifani Husna Siregar

Tifani Husna Siregar

Assistant Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

Waseda University

About Me

Hello! I am Tifani Husna Siregar. I am an Assistant Professor at the School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University. I received my PhD from the Graduate School of Economics, Waseda University. My dissertation focused on the impacts of minimum wages on the Indonesian labor market.

  • PhD in Economics, 2022

    Waseda University

  • Master of Arts in Economics, 2014

    Waseda University

  • Bachelor in Economics and Development Studies, 2010

    Bogor Agricultural University

Work Experience

Assistant Professor
Apr 2022 – Present Tokyo, Japan
Assistant Professor, School of Political Science and Economics
Research Assistant
Oct 2021 – Jul 2022 Tokyo, Japan

Research assistant:

  • Project: Analyzing Infrastructure Impacts in Asia Through Big Data: Socioeconomic Spillover Assessment
  • Project: Resilient Compensation and Restitution for Post-Disaster Recovery in Asia and the Pacific
Sep 2020 – Sep 2021 Tokyo, Japan
Academic writing tutor
PIC of Daily Communications with Indonesian Counterparts (part-time)
Jun 2020 – Apr 2021 Tokyo, Japan

Responsibilities include:

  • PIC of daily communication with Indonesian counterparts (ex-convicted terrorists, government officials, NGOs, etc.)
  • Translation (Indonesian-English and vice versa)
Corporate Credit Analyst - Research Analyst
May 2014 – Dec 2016 Jakarta, Indonesia

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing companies' financial statements
  • Analyzing trends in industries
  • Analyzing and modeling the Indonesian macroeconomic conditions
  • Writing and presenting reports on industries and Indonesian economy both within the bank and to the banks' clients.
Feb 2014 – Mar 2014 Tokyo, Japan
Internet research and phone survey to companies located in Indonesia.
Aug 2009 – Feb 2011 Bogor, Indonesia

Responsibilities include:

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Report writing
  • Translation (Indonesian-English and vice versa)

Publications (Peer-Reviewed)

Publications (others)

Seven Steps to Examine Urban Transport Finance with Spillover Effects from the Master Plan Stage


Quantitative Methods for Causal Inference and Policy Evaluation Course
Spatial Econometrics Course
Finalist, Essay Competition
Essay Title: Should Life Insurance Companies be More Social? An Analysis of the Impact of Social Media Usage on the Performance of Indonesian Life Insurance Companies
First Place, Essay Competition
Essay Title: The Indonesian Life Insurance Industry: Untapped Potential in the Sharia Based Life Insurance Market
Young Doctoral Student Scholarship
Awarded this scholarship for 3 years
Okazaki Kaheita International Student Scholarship
Awarded this scholarship for 1 year intensive Japanese language course and 2 years master’s degree course

Talks & Presentations

An Empirical Evidence and Proposal on the Spillover Effects of Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure in India
Presentation (with Prof. Naoyuki Yoshino) at the Asian Economic Development Conference 2022
Investigating the Effects of Minimum Wages on Employment, Unemployment, and Labor Force Participation in Indonesia: A Dynamic Spatial Panel Approach
The effects of minimum wages on employment, unemployment and labour participation