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The Prospects of the Poor: A Set of Poverty Measures Based on the Probability of Remaining Poor (or Not) in Indonesia

Andy Sumner (), Arief Anshory Yusuf () and Yangki Suara ()
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Andy Sumner: King's International Development Institute, King's College London
Arief Anshory Yusuf: Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University

No 201614, UNPAD SDGs Working Paper Series from Center for Sustainable Development Goals Studies, Universitas Padjadjaran

Abstract: This paper proposes and operationalizes an approach to measuring poverty based on the probability of remaining poor or not. The paper does the following: we review the global and Indonesia literature on poverty dynamics; we propose a set of poverty lines based on the prospects for the poor using the Indonesian Family Life Survey for 2000–2007; we discuss determinants of poverty at the various poverty lines and consider the poverty probability trends in Indonesia for the period 2000–2013 using the national socio-economic survey, the Susenas.

Keywords: Poverty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D63 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-06, Revised 2016-06
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