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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Dealing with Poverty Seriously

The poverty alleviation program in Indonesia was slow if not stagnant, especially compared to the poverty alleviation budget.

Oleh ENNY SRI HARTATI
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The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) stated that as of September 2017 the number of poor people in Indonesia stood at 26.58 million, or 10.12 percent of the total population. Compared to September 2016, the number of poor people declined 1.18 million. The decline was spectacular considering the drop [...]