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What’s happened to poverty and inequality in indonesia over half a century?

Hill, Hal

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Indonesia has achieved moderately fast economic growth for most of the past 50 years. Has this growth translated into rising living standards? This is the question that is addressed in this paper. The conclusion is a qualified yes. The caveat is attached for two reasons: (i) philosophically, the definition of living standards remains a subject of considerable conjecture, and (ii) not all social indicators point in the same direction. I focus primarily on trends in measurable indicators of human...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/295611
Source: Asian Development Review: Studies of Asian and Pacific Economic Issues
DOI: 10.1162/adev_a_00158
Access Rights: Open Access

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