Prof. Dr. Anwar Nasution is a professor of economics at the University of Indonesia, where he specializes in applied macroeconomic theory, monetary economics, and international economics.
Over the years, Anwar has been published by ISEAS of Singapore, RoutledgeCurzon, University of Chicago Press, University of Michigan Press, Praeger, Maruzen, MacMillan, Lynn Rienner Publishers, OECD, and Oxford University Press.
From 1968-1975, Anwar worked at the Ministry of Finance, and from 1985-1994, served as economic advisor to the minister for Cooperatives of Indonesia. From 1982-1983, he was an economic consultant for Bank Indonesia, the central bank of Indonesia, and in July 1999 was appointed as senior deputy governor of the central bank, a position that he held until 2004. In October 2004, he was appointed chairman of the Audit Board of the Republic Indonesia.
He has been a consultant to UNESCAP, UNECLAC, USAID, ADB, the World Bank, IMF, and MITI of Japan; a member of International Advisory Group of Finance Forum of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC), the Asian Economic Panel, and the Center for Pacific Basin Monetary and Economic Studies of San Francisco; an international associate member of the Ministry of Finance of Japan, the American Economic Association, and American Committee on Asian Economic Studies (ACAES); vice chairman of the Indonesian Economists Association; and country director of East Asia Economic Association.
- Bachelor‘s degree in Economics, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
- Master’s degree in Public Administration, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
- Doctoral degree in Economics, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA