Designs and Implementation of the Indonesian Social Safety Net Programs

Sudarno Sumarto, Asep Suryahadi, Wenefrida Dwi Widyanti
Economic Policy, Social Protection
Externally Published Content, March, 2002, Final
Source: The Developing Economies 40 (1), March 2002, Pages 3-31

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This study is an evaluation on how effective various Indonesian social safety net programs have been in reaching their intended target, i.e., the traditionally poor and the newly poor due to the crisis. This is done by assessing the coverage of the programs among the poor as well as how the benefits of the programs have been distributed between the poor and the non-poor. The remainder of the paper is organized as follows.

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