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Demography and population, health economics, poverty eradication and human resources development.
Prof Prijono Tjiptoherijanto was born in Malang, East Java,1948. He is one of the Indonesian scientists who dedicated his life as professor of the Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia. Prijono is an expert on demography and population, health economics, poverty eradication, and human resources development. Prijono earned a Bachelor of Economics degree at Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia in 1973. In 1977 Prijono earned a postgraduate degree (M.A.) in Economics from University the Philippines. He successfully defended his dissertation in order to obtain PhD in economics from the University of Hawaii in 1981. His active role as a researcher at the Demographic Institute of the FEUI has produced many scientific works in the form of articles and books published, One of the results of his research entitled Civil Service Reform in Indonesia was published by Kobe University (Japan) in 2007. Prijono has also completed research on Reformed Civil Service in Selected ASEAN Countries : Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. In addition,he has served as Head of the State Civil Service Agency and Secretary of the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia.