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Riyana (Mira) Miranti

Riyana (Mira) Miranti

Associate Professor & Convenor of BGL Indonesia Program, University of Canberra
Riyana (Mira) Miranti is an Associate Professor at IGPA. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Australian National University (ANU).

As a socio-economist, she has a strong research interest in the areas of social wellbeing and equity particularly focusing on the issues of disadvantage, poverty, social exclusion and inequality affecting children, youth, older people and other groups of population.

Mira has two countries of specialisation, Australia and Indonesia.

Mira has been working under several Australian Research Council (ARC) grants which focus much on children and youth wellbeing at a small area level which explores the multidimensional measures of wellbeing.

She has been one of the key researchers who developed the Child and Youth Social Exclusion Index at small area level in Australia. She has led research about social exclusion among older adults, contributions and challenges of Australian migrants and also small area inequality in Australia.

She was a Chief Investigator for an ARC Linkage project which analyses workforce vulnerabilities amongst mature aged Australians (the project finished at the end of 2015).

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