research product . 2011

Finding Out of the Determinants of Poverty Dynamics in Indonesia: Evidence From Panel Data

Teguh, Dartanto; Nurkholis, Nurkholis;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2011
  • Publisher: Institute for Economic and Social Research, University of Indonesia
Abstract
This study aims to examine the determinants of poverty dynamics in Indonesia. This study applies the spell approach of poverty experience and the ordered logit model to identify the poverty status of households: poor, transient poor (-), transient poor (+) and non-poor. Observing the Susenas balanced panel dataset of 2005 and 2007 covering 8,726 households, we found that 28% of poor households classified as poor (remained poor in two periods) while 7% of non-poor households are vulnerable to being transient poor (-). Our estimations confirmed that the important factors of poverty dynamics in Indonesia are educational attainment, number of household members, phys...
Subjects
free text keywords: Indonesia, I38 - Government Policy ; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs, C25 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models ; Discrete Regressors ; Proportions ; Probabilities, I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
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