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The Fifth Wave of the Indonesia Family Life Survey: Overview and Field Report
RAND working papers are intended to share researchers' latest findings and to solicit informal peer review. They have been approved for circulation by RAND Labor and Population but have not beenExpand
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Cutting the costs of attrition: Results from the Indonesia Family Life Survey.
Attrition is the Achilles heel of longitudinal surveys. Drawing on our experience in the Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS), we describe survey design and field strategies that contributed toExpand
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Causal Effect of Health on Labor Market Outcomes: Experimental Evidence
Iron deficiency is widespread throughout the developing world. We provide new evidence on the effect of iron deficiency on economic and social prosperity of older adults drawing on data from a randomExpand
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Education in a crisis
Abstract The year 1998 saw the onset of a major economic and financial crisis in Indonesia. GDP fell by 12% that year. The effect on education of the next generation is examined. On average,Expand
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Do women increase their use of reproductive health care when it becomes more available? Evidence from Indonesia.
Data from the Indonesia Family Life Survey are used to investigate the impact of a major expansion in access to midwifery services on women's use of antenatal care and delivery assistance. BetweenExpand
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Indonesian living standards : before and after the financial crisis
The Asian financial crisis in 1997-98 was a serious blow to what had been a thirty-year period of rapid growth in East and Southeast Asia. This book uses the Indonesia Family Life Surveys (IFLS) fromExpand
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Mental health in Sumatra after the tsunami.
OBJECTIVES We assessed the levels and correlates of posttraumatic stress reactivity (PTSR) of more than 20,000 adult tsunami survivors by analyzing survey data from coastal Aceh and North Sumatra,Expand
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Education, Vulnerability, and Resilience after a Natural Disaster.
The extent to which education provides protection in the face of a large-scale natural disaster is investigated. Using longitudinal population-representative survey data collected in two provinces onExpand
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Mortality, the Family and the Indian Ocean Tsunami
Over 130,000 people died in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. The correlates of survival are examined using data from the Study of the Tsunami Aftermath and Recovery (STAR), a population�?representativeExpand
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Cognition and Ses Relationships Among the Mid-Aged and Elderly: A Comparison of China and Indonesia
In this paper, we use a measure of fluid intelligence, an adaptive number series test, to measure that part of cognition for respondents in two developing countries: China and Indonesia, both withExpand
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