Meet the Expert

Luhur Bima

Senior Researcher
Organisation: SMERU


Areas of Expertise:
  • Reformulation of the National Strategy for Accelerating Poverty Reduction
  • Multidimensional Child Poverty, an Update and In-Depth Analysis
  • Independent Impact Evaluation of the KINERJA Program – End Line
  • Child Poverty and Disparities in Urban Area
  • A Study on Teacher Absenteeism



Bima holds a master’s degree in economics from Uppsala University in Sweden, and an undergraduate degree in international economics and business from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining SMERU, Bima worked with Bappenas (Indonesia’s National Development Planning Agency) and completed an internship with the University Medical Centre in Groningen, the Netherlands.