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Labour market dimensions of poverty in Indonesia

Alisjahbana, Armida; Manning, Chris


This paper focuses on labour market issues relevant to poverty alleviation. Patterns of participation, unemployment and employment are examined among the poor compared with the non-poor in general, among urban and rural households, and among various socio-demographic groups. Using data from the 2002 National Socio-Economic Survey, the paper finds that low participation in the workforce and high unemployment, while important, are less closely related to poverty status than expected, especially...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00074910600873674


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