Short description of research activities in CRC 990:

Prof. Dr. Ir. Rina Oktaviani, MS is a lecturer in Economics Department (bachelor magister, and doctoral programs) Faculty of Economics and Management and School of Management and Business, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). She was born on the 23rd of October, 1964. Bachelor degree in Agribusiness and master degree in Agricultural Economics were achieved from Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) in 1987 and 1990. She has been honored getting the Philosophy of Doctoral (Ph.D) degree in International Trade and Economics Policy from The University of Sydney, Australia in 2001. She got professorship in International Economics in 2010. Her experiences in organization in IPB are Dirctor of International Trade and Economic Policy Studies (CITEPS) (2014 - now), the head of International Economics, Industry and Development division, Economics Department (2009 - now), the head of Economics Department, Faculty of Economics and Management (2005 - 2009) and the head of Agricultural Economics and Resources, Faculty of Agriculture (2000 - 2005). She has involved in some training on Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modeling such as Practical General Equilibrium Modelling Course (Monash University, 1997); Dynamic Programming Course (the University of Sydney, 2000), and Introduction to Modelling with GAMS (EcoMod Modelling School, Istambul, 2005). She teaches Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, and International Trade for bachelor degree and Advanced Microeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics, Applied General Equilibrium Model, Labor Economics, International Trade, International Economics, International Business, Environment and Economics Policy, and Mathematical Economics for postgraduate degree. As a researcher, she has conducted many researches from national and international institutions/agencies, including build the Computable General Equilibrium Model for Indonesian and Malaysian Economy and as trainer for Applied General Equilibrium Model for Policy Analysis for several institutions in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. She also actives as a reviewer and writer of national journals and books, an expert economist for Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, and a national and international presenter for academic seminaries and conferences.