Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

A Rapid Appraisal of The Implementation of the 2005 Direct Cash Transfer Program in Indonesia : A Case Study in Five Kabupaten/Kota

Contents:

Author Info

  • Hastuti

    (SMERU)

  • Sudarno Sumarto
  • Nina Toyamah
  • Syaikhu Usman
  • Bambang Sulaksono
  • Sri Budiyati
  • Wenefrida Dwi Widyanti
  • Meuthia Rosfadhila
  • Hariyanti Sadaly
  • Sufiet Erlita
  • R. Justin Sodo
  • Sami Bazzi

Abstract

This report is the result of a rapid assessment of the first phase of the direct cash transfer program that is one part of the fuel subsidy reduction compensation program that is provided to poor households. The early observation and assessment of the administration of this program was needed in order to know the level of achievement of the program and its problems so it can be used as the basis for improving its administration and for planning programs of this type in the future. This assessment was undertaken using a qualitative methodology through in-depth interviews with a number of respondents and the quantitative analysis of secondary data. The investigation results show that time contraints for every phase of the direct cash transfer program, starting from the targeting process, socialization, card distribution, funds allocation to the handling of problems made the implementation appear rushed and its hastiness had an impact on the success of each phase of the implementation. The socialization program is the phase that was assessed as the weakest because it was not done intensively, especially in connection with institutions at the local level that had not yet been formed. In general, other phases of the program implementation proceeded well, although mistargeting triggered the emergence of conflict as the result of social jealousy.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://www.eaber.org/node/22529
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Paper provided by East Asian Bureau of Economic Research in its series Development Economics Working Papers with number 22529.

as in new window
Length:
Date of creation: Jan 2006
Date of revision:
Handle: RePEc:eab:develo:22529

Contact details of provider:
Postal: JG Crawford Building #13, Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government, Australian National University, ACT 0200
Web page: http://www.eaber.org
More information through EDIRC

Related research

Keywords: fuel subsidy; poor; direct cash transfer; social jealousy;

Find related papers by JEL classification:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eab:develo:22529. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Shiro Armstrong).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.