Prof. Arief Anshory Yusuf is a professor of economics at the Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University. He received his bachelor in economics from Padjadjaran University, M.Sc from University College London (UCL), UK, and Ph.D from the Australian National University (ANU), Australia. His research focuses on the economics of the environment and natural resource management as well as on the various aspects of economic development, such as poverty and inequality. He is a Visiting Fellow at The Australian National University and also a visiting professor at King’s College London and Rikyo University, Tokyo. Prof. Yusuf is a member of the Indonesian Young Academy of Science (ALMI) and the current President of Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA).