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Indonesia’s Single Registry for Social Protection Programmes


  • Adama Bah

    () (IPC-IG)

  • Suahasil Nazara

    () (IPC-IG)

  • Elan Satriawan

    () (IPC-IG)


Indonesia began to implement targeted social assistance programmes for both households and individuals in the aftermath of the 1997 Asian financial crisis. The crisis had halted Indonesias economic growth and caused a sharp rise in domestic prices—particularly for food items, which led to a rapid and significant increase in poverty. The massive economic and social impacts of the crisis required a rapid roll-out of large-scale social assistance programmes, collectively termed the Social Safety Net (JPS), to protect households and communities that were most affected and to prevent the further spread of poverty. Such programmes relied on locally validated data from the National Family Planning Coordination Board and were largely pro-poor, although several targeting issues emerged. (…)

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  • Adama Bah & Suahasil Nazara & Elan Satriawan, 2015. "Indonesia’s Single Registry for Social Protection Programmes," Policy Research Brief 49, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipc:pbrief:49

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    1. Adama Bah & Samuel Bazzi & Sudarno Sumarto & Julia Tobias, 2019. "Finding the Poor vs. Measuring Their Poverty: Exploring the Drivers of Targeting Effectiveness in Indonesia," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 33(3), pages 573-597.
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    1. Burke, Paul J. & Kurniawati, Sandra, 2018. "Electricity subsidy reform in Indonesia: Demand-side effects on electricity use," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 116(C), pages 410-421.
    2. Teguh Dartanto & Chairina Hanum Siregar & Alvin Ulido Lumbanraja & Usman & Hamdan Bintara & Wahyu Pramono & Nia Kurnia Sholihah, 2019. "Enrolment of Informal Sector Workers on the National Health Insurance System in Indonesia: A Qualitative Analysis," LPEM FEBUI Working Papers 201933, LPEM, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia.
    3. Anne Esser & Charlotte Bilo & Raquel Tebaldi, 2019. "How can cash transfer programmes work for women and children? A review of gender- and child-sensitive design features," Working Papers 178, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
    4. Hanna, Rema & Olken, Benjamin A., 2018. "Universal Basic Incomes vs. Targeted Transfers: Anti-Poverty Programs in Developing Countries," Working Paper Series rwp18-024, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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