Ms. Alfiah Hasanah is a a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University. She has been a researcher at CEDS since 2010. Ms. Hasanah earned her bachelor degree in economics from Padjadjaran University, Indonesia (1998), a Masters degree in international Finance from International Islamic Universityn Malaysia, Malaysia (2002). Ms. Hasanah’s research interest is in the area of islamic finance, human capital and her recent research topic is on local human capital and productivity in West Java. Ms. Hasanah is currently the Secretary of Center of Islamic Economics and Business Study, Faculty of Economics, Padjadjaran University.