Pages tagged by "Indonesia"

Financial consequences of ill health and informal coping mechanisms in Indonesia

We assess the financial risk of ill health for households in Indonesia, the role of informal coping strategies, and the effectiveness of these strategies...

The best of times and the worst of times: Indonesia and economic crises

This paper examines the experience of Indonesia during two major crisis...

Legislature Size, Local Government Spending, and Public Service Access in Indonesia

This study examines the impact of legislature size on local public finance outcomes in Indonesia. The investigation employs both continuity- and...

Growth, growth accelerations and the poor: lessons from Indonesia

We study the impact of growth and growth accelerations on poverty and inequality in Indonesia using a new panel dataset covering 26 provinces over the...

International food aid to Indonesia, 1950s-70s

Indonesia experienced growing shortfalls of food supplies during the 1950s and...

Is plantation agriculture good for the poor? Evidence from Indonesia’s palm oil expansion

I study the poverty impacts of plantation-based agricultural growth, focusing on...

Intra- and inter-village conflict in rural coastal communities in Indonesia: The case of the Kei Islands

Using the data collected by a survey of small-scale fishing households from rural coastal communities in Indonesia, we examine the underlying factors that...

Clean water, safe future

Tackling Indonesia’s water and sanitation challenges.

A vision projected

A celebration of 50 Years of the ANU Indonesia Project.

Grappling with employment problems in Aceh

The presentation focuses job creation in Aceh in the post-recovery period. It identifies two major challenges: high rates of unemployment (especially among females and youth) and low levels of labor productivity, particularly in agriculture and services. High unemployment has been a consequence of a shortfall in the demand for labor from business and government, unrealistic expectations and a disparity between the skills and the mix of jobs on offer.

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