We publish a variety of reports, working papers, policy briefs, and other publications for policymakers and the public. Explore our publications dating back to 1998.

June, 2000 | Menno Pradhan, Asep Suryahadi, Sudarno Sumarto, Lant Pritchett
The economic crisis has caused a clear deterioration in the welfare of the people of Indonesia. While there are many dimensions to individual and family welfare, here we focus on only one: a consumption expenditures based measure of "poverty." Even within the measurement of poverty we address only two issues.
May, 2000 | Lant Pritchett, Asep Suryahadi, Sudarno Sumarto
In this paper, we propose a simple expansion of these measures to quantify "vulnerability." We define vulnerability as a probability, the risk a household will experience at least one episode of poverty in the near future.
April, 2000 | John Maxwell, Hariyanti Sadaly, Syaikhu Usman, Asep Suryahadi, Sudarno Sumarto
In this issue of our newsletter we present a concise summary from our Data Analysis Unit which charts the course of the poverty rate from a point well before the crisis erupted in late 1997 until August of last year.
February, 2000 | Sudarno Sumarto, Asep Suryahadi, Lant Pritchett
We examine the targeting performance of two programs created to respond to the social impacts of the crisis in Indonesia.

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