Dr. Evi Nurvidya Arifin

evi.arifin@ubd.edu.bn

Senior Assistant Professor, Centre for Advanced Research

     

               

Evi Nurvidya Arifin is Senior Assistant Professor at the Centre for Advanced Research (CARe), Universiti Brunei Darussalam. She is a social statistician-demographer with multi-disciplinary interest. She obtained her Master degree in Population and Labour from Universitas Indonesia. After receiving her Ph.D in Social Statistics from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, in 2001, she spent her time in Singapore until 2014. She did her postdoctoral fellow at both “Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis”, and “Asia Research Institute”, National University of Singapore. She was a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (now called ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute) where she carried out research on ageing population, internal and international migration, poverty, retirement, disability, ethnicity, religion, electoral behaviour, fertility and reproductive health. While in Singapore, her regional research interest was broadened from Indonesia to Southeast Asia.

Prior to joining CARe, UBD, she spent her time in her home country, Indonesia, from 2015 to 2019 to teach at the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia and conduct researches at the Centre for Ageing Studies (CASUI) at the same university. She is currently also an Adjunct Researcher at Demographic Institute, Universitas Indonesia, where she began her career in 1989. She was also a research coordinator at Centre for Family and Ageing Studies (CeFAS), and taught at the Post-graduate program of Public Health at University of Respati Indonesia, where she was awarded the best lecturer in 2018.

She is currently a member of international advisory board of Journal of Asia Population Studies (Taylor and Francis) for the period of 2019-2021.

She is the principal investigator for the Asia Population Association (APA) scientific group on Happy and Healthy in Old Ages, hosted by Centre for Advanced Research (CARe), UBD, for the period of 2019-2021.

For shorter periods, she was a visiting research fellow at the Oxford Institute for Population Ageing (United Kingdom), NATSEM of University of Canberra (Australia), and Mahidol University (Thailand).

EDUCATION

PhD. 2001 (Social Statistics), University of Southampton, United Kingdom.
M.Sc. 1995 (Population and Labour Studies), University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.
B.A. 1988 (Community Nutrition), Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia.

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Ananta Aris, and Evi Nurvidya Arifin. 2019. “Economic Development”. In Ageing in Asia: Contemporary Trends and Policy Issues, edited by Phua Kai Hong and Yap Mui Teng. Singapore: World Scientific. https://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/10585#t=toc

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya, M. Sairi Hasbullah, and Agus Pramono. 2017. "Chinese Indonesians: How Many, Who and Where?" Asian Ethnicity, 18:3, 310-329. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14631369.2016.1227236

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya. “Ahli Kependudukan [Demographers]”. 2017. In Tionghoa dalam Keindonesiaan: Peran dan Kontribusi bagi Pembangunan Bangsa, edited by Leo Suryadinata and Didi Kwartanada. Volume 3. Jakarta: NABIL.

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya and Aris Ananta. 2016. “The Past Three Population Censuses: A Deepening Ageing Population in Indonesia”. In Contemporary demographic transformations in China, India and Indonesia, edited by Christophe Z. Guilmoto and Gavin Jones. New York, USA: Springer, 309-324. http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319247816

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya. 2015. ‘Active Aging in Indonesia’. In Active Aging in Asia edited by Alan Walker and Christian Aspalter. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Active-Ageing-in-Asia/Walker-Aspalter/p/book/9780415697354

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya, Aris Ananta, Dewi Retno Wilujeng Wahyu Utami, Nur Budi Handayani, and Agus Pramono. 2015. “Quantifying Indonesia’s Ethnic Diversity: Statistics at National, Provincial, and District Levels”. Journal of Asia Population Studies. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17441730.2015.1090692

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya and Eef Hogervorst. 2015. “Elderly’s Self-Rated Health Status and Functional Capacity in Decentralizing Indonesia”, Journal of Population Ageing, vol 8(3), 147-172. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12062-015-9115-1

Aris Ananta, Evi Nurvidya Arifin, M. Sairi Hasbullah, Nur Budi Handayani and Agus Pramono. 2015. Demography of Indonesia’s Ethnicity. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/publication/2084, Introductory chapter is free to download.

Aris Ananta and Evi Nurvidya Arifin, 2014. “Emerging Patterns of Indonesia’s International Migration” Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, vol 51(1), 2014: 29-42. It is downloadable at https://mjes.um.edu.my/index.php/MJES/article/view/2817

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya and Aris Ananta. 2013. “Three Mega Demographic Trends in Indonesia”. Social Development Issues Journal, November 2013: 109-124. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/icsd/sdi/2013/00000035/00000003/art00008

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya, Kathryn L. Braun, and Eef Hogervorst. 2012. “Three Pillars of Active Ageing in Indonesia”. Journal of Asia Population Studies, Vol.8 (2): 207-230. http://gizi.fema.ipb.ac.id/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/APS-2012-Three-Pillars-of-Active-Ageing.pdf, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17441730.2012.680334

TOP PUBLICATIONS

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya, Aris Ananta, Dewi Retno Wilujeng Wahyu Utami, Nur Budi Handayani, and Agus Pramono. 2015. “Quantifying Indonesia’s Ethnic Diversity: Statistics at National, Provincial, and District Levels”. Journal of Asia Population Studies. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17441730.2015.1090692

Aris Ananta, Evi Nurvidya Arifin, M. Sairi Hasbullah, Nur Budi Handayani and Agus Pramono. 2015. Demography of Indonesia’s Ethnicity. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/publication/2084, Introductory chapter is free to download at file:///C:/Users/User/Downloads/BM510_001%20(1).pdf

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya, Kathryn L. Braun, and Eef Hogervorst. 2012. “Three Pillars of Active Ageing in Indonesia”. Journal of Asia Population Studies, Vol.8 (2): 207-230. http://gizi.fema.ipb.ac.id/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/APS-2012-Three-Pillars-of-Active-Ageing.pdf, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17441730.2012.680334

Suryadinata, Leo; Evi Nurvidya Arifin, Aris Ananta. 2003. Indonesia’s Population: Ethnicity and Religion in a Changing Political Landscape”. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/publication/268

Ananta, Aris; Evi Nurvidya Arifin and Leo Suryadinata. 2005. Emerging Democracy in Indonesia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/publication/305#contents

RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya and Aris Ananta. 2016. “The Past Three Population Censuses: A Deepening Ageing Population in Indonesia”. In Contemporary demographic transformations in China, India and Indonesia, edited by Christophe Z. Guilmoto and Gavin Jones. New York, USA: Springer, 309-324.

Emil Salim, Sri Moertiningsih Adioetomo, Evi Nurvidya Arifin, Nizam and Alvin Pratama. 2015. Population Dynamics and Sustainable Development in Indonesia. Jakarta: UNFPA. https://indonesia.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/BUKU_Indonesias_Population_Dynamic_ICS_UNFPA_FINAL.pdf

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya. 2015. ‘Active Aging in Indonesia’. In Active Aging in Asia edited by Alan Walker and Christian Aspalter. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Ananta, Aris and Evi Nurvidya Arifin. 2012. “Poverty in Democratizing Indonesia” In Poverty and Global Recession in Southeast Asia, edited by Aris Ananta and Richard Barichello. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya. 2011. “Regional Heterogeneity of the Large Market and Production Base”. In Indonesian Economy: Entering A New Era, edited by Aris Ananta, Mulyani Sukarni and Syamsul Arifin. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

Evi Nurvidya Arifin and Aris Ananta (Eds.). 2009. Older Persons in Southeast Asia: an Emerging Asset. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/publication/393

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya; Aris Ananta and Tiodora Hadumoan Siagian. 2007. “Demography and Politics in the New Aceh”. Masyarakat Indonesia, Vol. XXXIII (1).

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya. 2006. “Growing Old in Asia: Declining Labour Supply, Living Arrangements and Active Ageing”. Asia Pacific Population Journal. Vol. 21(3): 17-30. http://www.unescapsdd.org/files/documents/PUB_APPJ-Vol-21-No-3.pdf

Arifin, Evi Nurvidya. 2006. “Living Arrangements of Older Persons in East Java, Indonesia. Asia Pacific Population Journal. Vol. 21(3): 93-112. http://www.unescapsdd.org/files/documents/PUB_APPJ-Vol-21-No-3.pdf

Ananta, Aris; Evi Nurvidya Arifin and Bakhtiar. 2005. “Ethnicity and Ageing in Indonesia, 2000-2050”. Asia Population Studies Journal, Vol 1(2):227 - 243. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17441730500317477

Aris Ananta and Evi Nurvidya Arifin (Eds.). 2004. International Migration in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/publication/1141

Ananta, Aris; Evi Nurvidya Arifin and Leo Suryadinata. 2004. Indonesian Electoral Behaviour: A Statistical Perspective. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/publication/278

Suryadinata, Leo; Evi Nurvidya Arifin, Aris Ananta. 2003. Penduduk Indonesia: Etnis dan Agama Dalam Era Perubahan Politik. Jakarta: LP3ES. This book is an Indonesian version of Indonesia’s Population: Ethnicity and Religion in a Changing Political Landscape.

Yeoh, Brenda S.A; Wolfgang Lutz, Vipan Prachuabmoh, and Evi Nurvidya Arifin. 2003. “Editorial: Fertility Decline in Asia: Trends, Implications and Futures”. Journal of Population Research. Vol 20 (1): iii-ix. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF03031791

CONSULTANCY

Yes, I do consultancy work for UNFPA, ICOMP, PEW Research Centre and Indonesian government ministries.