Coordinating Minister for the Economy - United Indonesia Cabinet
Born: Feb. 25, 1943, Blitar, East Java
Bachelor of Economics, University of Western Australia (1967); Master of Economics, Monash University, Australia (1972); Ph.D. in business economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, U.S. (1979)
Lecturer in economics at Gadjah Mada University; Bank Indonesia’s deputy governor in charge of fiscal monetary policy (1997- 1998); State Minister for National Planning and Development (1998-Oct. 1999); Minister of Finance (2001-2004).
Writes text books on economic
theory and monetary policy.