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Salut Muhidin

  • Title: Doctor
  • Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Marketing and Management
  • Qualifications: PhD in Demography

Contact Details

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Demographics
  • Labour market forecasting
  • Ageing population and pension
  • Health inequality and closing the gap
  • Migration and skilled labour
  • Regional economic development
  • Education and human development

Profile

Dr Muhidin joined Macquarie University in January 2011 as a lecturer in Demography at the Faculty of Business and Economics. Previously he was appointed as Postdoctoral and ResTeach Fellows at Queensland Centre for Population Research, the University of Queensland. He was involved in both research and teaching roles, especially with the Department of Human Geography for the last five years.  Dr Muhidin came to Australia with a wide-ranging international experience, including placements in North America (Brown University and University de Montreal), Europe (Groningen University and IIASA-Austria), and Asia (University of Indonesia).

Dr Muhidin is a demographer by training from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He has actively been working on the study of population mobility issues and its consequences in different settings such as Asia (Indonesia), West Africa (Burkina Faso and Ghana) and Australia. Recently, Dr Muhidin involves in the study of international comparative analysis on internal migration. Early results of this study have contributed to the background research papers for the 2009 Human Development Reports, UNDP.

Dr Muhidin participates in numerous scientific forums including those of the Australian Population Association (APA), the Population Association of America (PAA) and International Population Geography.

Current projects

  • 2014-2015: "Case study on "Revolusi KIA" health program development in NTT Province, Indonesia," funded by URC-US Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the provincial Health Office of East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.
  • 2013-2015: "Community Engagement in Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality through 2H2 System in East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia," funded by the World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the Provincial Health Office of East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Completed Projects

  • 2011-2012: "Understanding internal migration dynamic in Asian countries: Cross-national and time-series analysis," MQ New Staff Grant
  • 2008-2009: "Cross national comparisons of internal Migration," funded by United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Martin Bell and S Muhidin
  • 2008-2009: Understanding the relationship between migration and health in Indonesia, funded by University of Queensland-ECR

Research Reports

  • 2013: "The Case for a National Portable Long Service Leave Scheme in Australia," Collaboration work with the Research team from the Centre for Workforce Futures, Macquarie University and McKell Institute. 
  • 2011: "Indonesia Equity Report: Financing Equitable Progress towards MDGs 4 and 5 in the Asia-Pacific Region," Collaboration work with the Research team from the University of Queensland.

Publications

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  • Markey, R., Ferris, S., McIvor, J., Tornthwaite, L., Wright, VF, Muhidin, S., O'Neill, S., and Parr, N.[forthcoming].Towards a national standard for long service leave: Designing portable long service leave schemes. Journal of Industrial Relations(DOI:10.1177/0022185615598187)
  • Prasodjo, R. Sadat, A.D, Muhidin, S., Silalahi, M. and Pardosi, JF. [2015] Advocate Program for Healthy Traditional Houses, Ume Kbubu, in a Timor Community: Preserving Traditional Behavior and Promoting Improved Health Outcomes. Journal of Health Communication, 20:sup1, 10-19,(DOL:10.1080/10810730.2015.1013390).
  • Pardosi, JF., Parr, N. and Muhidin, S. (2014) Inequity Issues and Mother's Pregnancy, Delivery and Early Age Survival Experiences in Ende District, Indonesia. Journal of BioSocial Science, Dec 15, p.123 (DOI:10.1017/S0021932014000522)
  • Courgeau, D., Muhidin, S. and Bell, M (2012) Estimating changes of residence for cross-national comparison. Population (English edition), Vol. 67, No. 4, p.631-651 (DOI: 10.1353/pop.2012.0023)
  • Courgeau, D., Muhidin, S. and Bell, M (2012) Estimer les changements de residence pour permettre les comparaisons internationales. Population (French edition), Vol. 67, issue 4, p. 747-770 (access online: http://www.cairn.info/revue-population-2012-4-p-747.htm#) 
  • Storey D, Muhidin S and Westoby P (2010) Planning for social inclusion in a multicultural urban South East Queensland, Australian Planner, 47(3): 142 -151. (DOI: 10.1080/07293682.2010.508202)
  • Bell M and Muhidin S (2009) Cross-national comparisons of internal migration, UNDP- Human Development Research Paper 2009/30, United Nations, New York.  (http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/hdr2009/papers/HDRP_2009_30.pdf)
  • White M, Muhidin S, Stiff C, Knight R, and Reed H (2008) Migration and fertility in Coastal Ghana: An event-history analysis, Demography, 45(4): 803-816.
  • Rogers A, Jones B, Partida V and Muhidin S (2007) Inferring migration flows from the migration propensities of infants: Mexico and Indonesia, The Annals of Regional Science, 41(2): 443-465.(DOI:10.1007/S00168-006-0107-1)
  • Muhidin S (2007) Alternative scenarios in forecasting demographic variables: The case of Indonesia, Journal of Population, 11(2): 91-116.
  • Brown D, Muhidin S, Bell M and Wilson T (2006) The structure of internal migration in Australia, Discussion Paper 2006/01, Queensland Centre for Population Research, University of Queensland.
  • Ananta A and Muhidin S (2005) Completion of vital transition and changing migration in Indonesia: Empirical results and projection scenarios, Population Review, 44(1): 36-55.
  • Rogers A, Muhidin S, Jordan L and Lea M (2004) Indirect estimates of age-specific interregional migration flows in Indonesia based on the mobility propensities of infants, Working Paper 04-1 Institute Behavioral Science, Boulder University, Colorado.
  • Muhidin S (2003) Migrated household in Indonesia: An exploration of the intercensal survey data, Asian MetaCentre Research Paper Series No. 8, National University of Singapore.
  • Muhidin S (2002) Regional dimensions of migration in Indonesia by education and employment, Journal of Population, 8(1): 1-22

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  • Charles-Edwards, E., Muhidin, S., Bell, M. & Zhu, Y. [forthcoming] Regional Perspectives: Migration in Asia, in Michael White (ed) International Handbook of Migration, Springer
  • Muhidin, S (2014). "Migration Pattern: People on the Move," Chapter 13 in Hal Hill (ed.). Regional Dynamics in a Decentralized Indonesia, pg.317-341. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing.
  • Bell M and Muhidin S (2011) Comparing internal migration between countries using Courgeau's K, Chapter 7 in J. Stillwell and M. Clarke (Editors), Population dynamics and projection methods: Papers in honour of Philip Rees, Springer (DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-8930-4_7)
  • White M, Muhidin S, Stiff C, and Knight R (2005) Migration and fertility in Coastal Ghana: An event history analysis, Chapter in S. Agyei-Mensah, J. Casterline & D. Agyeman (eds.), Reproductive change in Ghana: Recent patterns and future prospects. University of Ghana, Legon: pp.101-115.
  • Muhidin S (2002) Estimasi migrasi penduduk di Indonesia: Pemanfaatan data sensus dan Supas [Migration estimation in Indonesia: An exploration of census and intercensal survey data], Chapter in Tukiran and Setiadi (eds.). Mobilitas penduduk dan pembangunan: Orientasi teoritis dan kajian empiris [Population mobility and development: Theoretical orientation and empirical studies], Population Research Centre, Yogyakarta, pp.57-72.
  • Muhidin S (2002) The population of Indonesia: Regional demographic scenarios using a multiregional method and multiple data sources, Rozenberg Publisher, Amsterdam.

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Seminar Papers

  • 2015: Asian migration data and estimation. Asian Population Association (APA) International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 27-30 July.
  • 2015: Trends and patterns of internal migration in Asia. Asian Population Association (APA) International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 27-30 July
  • 2015: Inequity issues and mother's pregnancy, delivery and child survival experiences in Ende District, Indonesia. Asian Population Association (APA) International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 27-30 July
  • 2015: Determinant factors of recent migration in Indonesia: Evidence from the 2010 Census. International Conference on Population Geographies, Brisbane, 30 June-3 July
  • 2015: The role of social marketing in the program of saving lives at births in Indonesia. The World Social Marketing Conference, Sydney, 19-20 April
  • 2015: Revolusi KIA: a promising strategy to improve maternal and child health in NTT Province, Indonesia. The Equity Research Workshop, Bethesda MD-USA, 5-8 January
  • 2014: Community engagement in saving lives at birth in NTT Indonesia. Conference of Australian Population Association, Hobart TAS, 3-5 December
  • 2014: The health program of Revolusi KIA in NTT Indonesia. Seminar series of ADSRI-Australian Demography and Social Research Institute, ANU, Canberra, 19 September
  • 2013: People on the move: Update on Indonesian mobility. The 2013 Annual Indonesia Update Conference, ANU, Canberra, 21 September
  • 2013: Indonesian diaspora in Australia: Background and its current development. Indonesian Council Open Conference, University of Tasmania-Hobart, TAS, 11-12 July
  • 2013: Indonesian diaspora in Asia: Making home in transnational space. The International Conference on Population Geographies, Groningen, the Netherlands, 25-28 June
  • 2013: Community engagement in reducing maternal and child mortality through 2H2 program. The Implementation Research Platform (IRP) Protocol Development Workshop, WHO Office, Montreux, Switzerland, 21-25 January
  • 2012: Indonesian Diaspora in Australia. Biennial Conference of Australian Population Association, Melbourne, 5-7 December. 
  • 2012: Comparing Migration measures based on transition and latest move. Asian Population Association Conference, Bangkok-Thailand, 26-29 August. 
  • 2012: Internal Migration in the countries of Asia: Comparative Analysis. Asian Population Association Conference, Bangkok-Thailand, 26-29 August. 
  • 2012: The Dynamics of Internal Migration in Indonesia. Seminar Series of Indonesia Study Group, Australian National University, Canberra, 26 April. 
  • 2011: Internal Migration and Regional Development in Indonesia. Seminar on "Internal Migration and Urbanization and their Socio-Economic Impacts in Developing Countries" Organised by the IUSSP and Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou-China, 10-12 December. 
  • 2011: Urban Migration in Indonesia, Pre and Post Decentralization. Conference on "Decentralization and Urban Transformation in Asia", held at National University of Singapore, 10-11 March.
  • 2010: Indonesian demographic data: Challenges and opportunities in analysing adult mortality. Annual Meeting of Population Association of America (PAA), in Dallas, Texas-USA, 15-17 April.
  • 2010: Internal migration in the countries of Asia. The 15th Biennal Conference, Australian Population Association (APA) meeting, in Gold Coast, QLD, 30 Nov- 3 Dec. Authors: Muhidin, S. & Bell, M.
  • 2010: Comparing internal migration between countries using Courgeau's K. The 15th Biennal Conference, Australian Population Association (APA) meeting, in Gold Coast, QLD, 30 Nov- 3 Dec. Authors: Bell, M., Wilson, T., Muhidin, S. & Newell, R.
  • 2009: Cross-national comparisons of internal migration using Courgeau's "k" Index. The 5th International Conference on Population Geographies (ICPG), in Hannover-New Hampshire USA, 5-9 August. Authors: Bell, M. & Muhidin, S.
  • 2009: Cross-national comparisons of internal migration in Asia-Pacific Region. Annual Meeting of Population Association of America (PAA), Detroit, Michigan-USA, 30 April- 2 May. Authors: Muhidin, S. & Bell, M.
  • 2008: Australian internal migration (AIM) database. European Population Conference (EPC), in Barcelona, Spain, 9-13 July. Authors: Muhidin, S., Bell, M. and Brown, D.
  • 2008: Vital statistics and registration system in Indonesia. The 14th Biennal Conference, Australian Population Association (APA) meeting, in Alice Spring, NT, 30 June-4 July. Authors: Muhidin, S. & Kartika, D.
  • 2008: Age profile of Australian migration. The 14th Biennal Conference, Australian Population Association (APA) meeting, in Alice Spring, NT, 30 June-– 4 July. Authors: Muhidin, S. & Bell, M.
  • 2007: The dynamics of Indonesian population. Invited speaker at Griffith Asian Institute Research Seminar, Griffith University, Brisbane, 20 September.
  • 2007: Longitudinal analysis of the relationship between migration and health status: study of adult population of Indonesia. The 4th International Conference on Population Geographies (ICPG), in Hong Kong, 10-13 July. Authors: Muhidin, S., Brown, D. & Bell, M.
  • 2007: Australian internal migration (AIM) database: Its development and utilizations. Annual Meeting of Population Association of America (PAA), in New York, NY-USA, 28-30 March. Authors: Muhidin, S., Bell, M. and Brown, D.
  • 2007: Understanding the impact of urbanization on the health status of families left behind: Findings from the Indonesian Family Life Survey (IFLS) data. Invited by the Economic Department RSPAS, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, 27 February.
  • 2006: The changing structure of Australian internal migration: Regional and cohort dimensions. The 13th Biennal Conference, Australian Population Association (APA) meeting, in Adelaide, South Australia, 5-8 December. Authors: Brown, D., Muhidin, S., Bell, M., & Wilson, T.
  • 2006: Indirect estimation of migration using propensities of infant: The case of Indonesia. The 13th Biennal Conference, Australian Population Association (APA) Meeting, in Adelaide, South Australia, 5-8 December. Authors: Rogers, A. & Muhidin, S.
  • 2006: Understanding the effect of migration on health status: A study of the adult population of Indonesia. The 13th Biennal Conference, Australian Population Association (APA), in Adelaide - South Australia, 5-8 December. Authors: Muhidin, S., Brown, D. & Bell, M.
  • 2006: The Structure of internal migration in Australia. Session "Global Change and Mobility," IGU (International Geographical Union) Conference, Brisbane -Queensland, 3-7 July. Authors: Bell, M., Wilson, T., Brown, D. & Muhidin, S.
  • 2006: The structure of internal migration in Australia. The European Population Conference (EPC), in Liverpool- UK, 21-24 June. Authors: Bell, M. Wilson, T. Brown, D. & Muhidin, S.
  • 2005: Migration and fertility in Burkina Faso: Evidence from the 2000 Survey on migration/urbanisation and environment. The XXVth IUSSP meeting, in Tours-France, 18-23 July. Authors: Muhidin, S. & Ledent, J.
  • 2005: Migration experience and health status in Indonesia: life history analysis using Indonesian Family Life Survey (IFLS) Data. The XXVth IUSSP Meeting, in Tours- France, 18-23 July.
  • 2015: Asian migration data and estimation. Asian Population Association (APA) International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 27-30 July.

Affiliations / activities

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
  • Member of Population Association of America (PAA)
  • Member of Australian Population Association (APA)
  • Member of Asian Population Association (APA)

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Dr Muhidin with his research expertise across a broad range of demographic phenomena methods and issues is capable of supervising Honours, Masters or PhD students who's interested in demographic related issues.

Current Students

  • Jerico F. Pardosi. PhD in Demography, research on "Health inequity and early age mortality in Ende District, Indonesia"
  • Crichton T. Smith. PhD in Demography, research on "Inequity across and within Australian schools: Sectoral divide or socio-geographic chasm?

Completed Study

  • Fahema P. Talukder. Postgraduate Research Certificate in Marketing and Management, Macquarie University. Research on "Ready garment factories in Bangladesh," graduated in 2012. 
  • Aja Nasrun. Master program on Population Studies, University of Groningen. Research on "Indonesian life table: Evidence of demographic mortality from the 2010 Population Census,' graduated in 2012.

Media Mentions

 

Teaching Interests

  • Demographic Fundamentals
  • Demographic Techniques
  • Business Demography

Overview of Academic Employment

  • 2011 – now: Full-time Lecturer in Demography, Department of Marketing and Management, Macquarie University, Australia
  • 2006-2010: Postdoctoral and ResTeach fellows, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management, the University of Queensland , Australia
  • 2002-2005: Postdoctoral Fellows for Urbanization Researches in West Africa at PSTC - Population Studies and Training Centre, Brown University, Providence USA and Demography Department, Universite de Montreal, Canada.
  • 2002: Associate Research Scholar at Population Division of IIASA (International Institute for Applied System Analysis), Austria