Dira joined SMERU as a researcher stationed at the Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) in the office of the Senior Advisor to the Ministry on Economic Synergy and Financing from September 2018 to November 2019. Dira’s research interests include Inclusive Development Index (IDI) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Dira’s work comprises data analytics and management of economic development issues.
Prior to joining SMERU, Dira was a researcher at SDGs Center, Universitas Padjadjaran, and a part-time lecturer at the Department of Economics and Development Studies, Universitas Padjadjaran.
She was awarded the Excellent Academic Performance from the National Institute for International Education (NIIED), Government of Republic of Korea in 2014 for her postgraduate study.