Speakers

Prof. Dr. Pitchan Arunachalam, MA, M.Phil, Ph.D
Cochin University of Science and Technologhy, India

Pitchan Arunachalam is the Professor of the Department of Applied Economics, and also the Executive Director of Women Study Center, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kochi-22, Kerala State, India. He was the Head of the Department of Applied Economics, Cochin University of Science and Technology twice during the period April 2004 to April 2007. And again became the Head of the Department from July 2013 to July 2016. He has twenty eight  years of Teaching and Research Experiences. He is specialized in Quantitative Techniques and International Economics. He is the Guest Editor of the “Journal Indian Development Review”, Serials Publications, New Delhi.  He is editor of two International Journals: (1) The International Journal on “International Marketing and Trade Policy” of Serials, New Delhi; (2) International Journal of Financial Business Intelligence and Management of Serials, New Delhi.

Dr. Zulfan Tadjoeddin, MA.
Western Sydney University, Australia

Zulfan Tadjoeddin is Associate Professor of Development Studies and Director of Academic Program – Humanitarian and Development Studies at Western Sydney University. His areas of research include political economy of development, employment and labour market as well as poverty and inequality. His first book titled Explaining Collective Violence in Contemporary Indonesia: From Conflict to Cooperation is published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. His articles have appeared in leading academic journals, such as Journal of Development StudiesOxford Development Studies, Journal of East Asian Studies, Journal of Peace ResearchJournal of International DevelopmentEconomic and Labour Relations Review and Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy. He has consulted for Asian Development Bank (ADB) and various UN agencies such as FAO, ILO, UN-ESCAP, UNICEF and UN-OHRLLS.

Prof. Dr. Bernadette Robiani, M.Sc.
Universitas Sriwijaya, Indonesia

Bernadette Robiani is a Professor of economics at Universitas Sriwijaya in Palembang, Indonesia. She is currently the Committee Member of Indonesia Regional Science Association and the Advisory International Editorial Boards of Sriwijaya International Journal of Dynamic Economics and Business. Her research interest, include, Industrial Economy and National Industrial Development.