Rama is a quantitative junior researcher specializing in economic development. Rama has been involved in multiple research projects on aspects behind multidimensional poverty including topics such as employment, social protection programs, environment, youth, and MSME programs. He is responsible for data collection and analysis as well as supporting the dissemination of research findings.
Prior to his career at SMERU, Rama was involved as management consultant at KPMG and Deloitte Indonesia for two years, with project clients ranging from private entities, state-owned enterprise, as well as government ministries. He was also a teaching assistant in the economics department of the Australian National University in 2015.