Ega Kurnia Yazid got a degree in economics from the Faculty of Economics, Universitas Gadjah Mada. He is currently working as a research intern at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Indonesia. He is working under the department of economics as well as the disaster management research unit where he takes part in conducting economic analysis and maintaining the inter-departmental projects. Prior to this, he participated at Jabar Innovation Fellowship to accelerate and governor’s strategic programs and to help multiple government agencies. Overall, he has about one-year professional working experience in research, problem-solving, data analysis, and policy impact evaluation.