Achmad Tohari

PhD student

The University of Western Australia

Achmad Tohari is currently a PhD student in the Department of Economics at the UWA Business School. Prior to his PhD, He worked in the Government of Indonesia’s (GoI) think-tank, the National Team for the acceleration of the poverty reduction (or TNP2K for Tim Nasional Percepatan Penurunan Kemiskinan) under the auspices of the Office of the Vice-President of Indonesia.

He is also a lecturer at the University of Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia. His PhD research contributes to an important policy area for Indonesia, namely poverty alleviation and the targeting of welfare programs in Indonesia.