1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Athia Yumna

Collaborating Researcher

Athia Yumna joined the research team for the Towards Universal Social Security in Emerging Economies project (2012- 2013). At the time of this collaboration, she was a researcher at the SMERU Research Institute, Jakarta. Her research interests include poverty analysis, development and health economics, as well as social protection. Yumna has a MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom and a BA from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Selected publications:

‘The Politics of Gender and Social Protection in Indonesia: Opportunities and Challenges for a
Transformative Approach’, ODI Background Notes, Overseas Development Institute
(ODI), London, May 2012 (co-author: Vita Febriany, Muhammad Syukri and Paola
Pereznieto).

‘Financial Consequences of Ill Health and Informal Coping Mechanism’, SMERU Working Paper,
the SMERU Research Institute, Jakarta, April 2012 (co-author: Robert Sparrow,
Ellen Van de Poel, Gracia Hadiwidjaja, Nila Warda, and Asep Suryahadi).