Assyifa Szami
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Assyifa Szami

Research Analyst (Consultant)

World Bank Indonesia







Hi there! Let me introduce myself.

A constant learner with passion in public policy formulation and economics research. Currently working for international organization and research institution, with previous experiences in supporting think-tanks and freelance consultant.

Crunching daily routines by working on policy papers, conducting quantitative and qualitative research, provide in-depth analysis in various issues ranging from food security, health and nutrition, public finance, and macroeconomics issues while stay open for other topics to work on.

Spending spare time by working on projects including public policy workshops as well as co-founding Idekonomi - a podcast that shares insights on economic issues. Indulging myself in Civ6 and graphic design when I need some time off.

My skillsets include
Graphic Design
Policy Analysis
Policy Research
Public Policy
My Working Experience
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Research Analyst (Consultant)

World Bank Indonesia

August 2019 - Current

Working under Macroeconomic, Trade, and Investment Global Practice, we help connecting the macroeconomic dialogue with programs focused on expanding the role of the private sector in economic development. In our day-to-day engagement with countries, MTI Indonesia supports the Ministry of Finance (BKF) as well as other ministries in their pursuit of reform agendas.

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Research Assistant

Institute of Social and Economic Research FEB UI

May 2019 - Current

Working on several projects ranging from public finance management projects, public finance, and other public policy issues.

Some completed projects include: Performance Evaluation Studies (DKI Jakarta Province), Economic Impact of Policy Intervention (Depok City), Evaluation on Special Allocation Fund for Health Purposes (Kementerian PPN/Bappenas RI), Restructuring National Monitoring and Evaluation Framework (Kementerian PPN/Bappenas RI), Green Financing Policy Brief (BKF, Kemenkeu RI).

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Junior Researcher

Center for Indonesian Policy Studies

August 2018 - May 2019

• Conducting research in public policies in topics on but not limited to food trade issues and later help preparing policy drafts.
• Setting and creating seminars, meetings, and/or discussions with relevant stakeholders and policymakers to advocate the research results
• Conducting the efforts in research and advocacy which in line with the official commitment made to the donors.
• Building and maintaining cooperation with stakeholders and other organizations that share the same visions in research industries, which also includes researchers, local communities, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and et cetera.

My Education
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Universitas Indonesia

August 2014 - August 2018

Who I can help mentor
  • Students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Working Professionals
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