Dr. Siti Fatimahwati Pehin Dato Hj Musa


Assistant Professor, UBD School of Business and Economics


Dr. Siti Fatimahwati has been a lecturer of Economics in Universiti Brunei Darussalam School of Business and Economics since 2008. She has a PhD in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development from Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 2016, MSc In International Economics from Bradford University, United Kingdom, 2007 and Bachelor of Education (Major in Economics) from Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 2006.

She is a recipient of several research grants from the university, among them are on youth and agriculture, agritourism and poverty in Brunei. She welcomes research collaboration on the areas mentioned above and also issues on agri-food sustainability, agribusiness, smart farming, SDGs, youth unemployment, youth career/entrepreneurial intentions.


PhD in Agriculture, Food, Rural and Economic Development
MSc in International Economics
BA Education In Economics and Geography


Agricultural Economics
Food Security and Sustainability
Youth Unemployment
Rentier Economies
Economic Development


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Journal Publications:

Siti Fatimahwati Pehin Dato Musa and Dk Siti Rozaidah Pg Hj Idris (2020). Addressing Issues of Unemployment in Brunei: The Mismatch between Employers Expectations and Employees. Submitted to the International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), 11(2), 88-101. DOI: 10.4018/IJABIM.2020040106

Siti Fatimahwati Pehin Dato Musa and Khairul Hidayatullah Basir (2019). Youth Unemployment and the Rentier Economy in Brunei: Lessons from Norway. Al Abqari Journal, Special Issue, 20 (2), 1-22.

Siti Musa (2009). The Relationship Between Food Security and Trade Liberalization Assessing the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Agriculture and the Role of Transnational Corporations. International Corporate Responsibility Series. Vol.4, pp. 191-208. DOI: 10.5840/icr2009411

Book Chapters:

Siti Fatimahwati Pehin Dato Musa and Dk Siti Rozaidah Pg Hj Idris (2019), Society for Community Outreach and Training (SCOT)’s Green Xchange Project, in Farzana Quoquab ,Jihad Mohammad (ed.) Green Behavior and Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia, pp.155 – 161. DOI: 10.1108/978-1-78756-683-520191018 2.

Siti Fatimahwati Pehin Dato Musa (2019). Brunei Darussalam, a Country Profile in Macdonald, Roderick-James (ed.) Southeast Asia and the ASEAN Economic Community. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-19722-3

Musa, S. F. (2020). A Study on Youth Aspiration and Perception of Agriculture and Its Policy Implications. In A. Jean Vasile, J. Subic, A. Grubor, & D. Privitera (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Agricultural Policy, Rural Development, and Entrepreneurship in Contemporary Economies (pp. 441-453). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-9837-4.ch022

Siti Fatimahwati Pehin Dato Musa, Dk Siti Rozaidah Pg Hj Idris and Khairul Hidayatullah Basir. Exploring the Motivations and Challenges of Agripreneurs: A Case Study of Brunei Darussalam submitted for the upcoming book Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (ed.) Economics, Business, and Islamic Finance in ASEAN Economics Community. Expected publication: 2020

Siti Fatimahwati Pehin Dato Musa, Jasmin Arif Shah and Nur Bahiah Mohammed Harris (2019). Empowering Youth in Agriculture: Lessons from Malaysia in PM Dr. Roziah Rasdi & Dr. Nur Aira Abd Rahim (eds.) Mobilizing Human Resource Development through Youth and Adult Participation. Universiti Putra Malaysia.


CARe Faculty Research Grant (Co-Principal Investigator)
Title: Poverty in Brunei: Concept and Measurement
Amount: B$ 15, 216
Period: 2021-2022

University Tourism Research Grant (Co-Principal Investigator)
Title: Exploring the potential of Agritourism in Brunei
Amount: B$ 19,500.00
Period: 2020-2022

FIC Block Funding (Principal Investigator)
Title: Policies towards Achieving Food Security and Increased Agriculture Employment in Southeast Asia: A Study of Policy Analysis between Brunei, Malaysia and Thailand
Amount: B$ 15,540
Period: 2019-2021


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