Dr. Gumilang Aryo Sahadewo

Assistant Professor, Research and Teaching Staff at Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)

Universitas Gadjah Mada

Gumilang is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics Universitas Gadjah Mada and a research fellow at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. He earned his PhD in  economics from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. His research interests are the  economics of education and the economics of tobacco control.

His current projects investigate  the livelihood of current and former tobacco farmers in Indonesia, community-based targeting of  government social program, information and vaccine acceptance, home-based intervention to  reduce the incidence of stunting, and information intervention to reduce the incidence of child  marriage. His previous projects include investigation on the effects of a deposit insurance  scheme on moral hazard behaviors among banks (with Indonesian Deposit Insurance  Corporation), the effects of religious message on choice of Islamic financing (NYU Abu Dhabi  research grant), the relationship between school resources and labor market earnings, the impact  of the Dell Scholarship Program on various college outcomes, household’s preferences regarding  the fuel subsidy elimination in Indonesia (with EEPSEA and IDRC Canada), and tobacco control  economics (with the World Bank). He has published articles in Journal of Human Resources,  Journal of Development Studies, Tobacco Control, and the International Journal of  Environmental Research and Public Health.