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Subject pool effects in a corruption experiment: A comparison of Indonesian public servants and Indonesian students
We report results from a corruption experiment with Indonesian public servants and Indonesian students. Our results suggest that the Indonesian public servant subjects have a significantly lowerExpand
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Poverty and inequality in Java: examining the impact of the changing age, educational and industrial structure
Abstract This paper uses the method of DiNardo et al. [DiNardo, J., Fortin, N.M., Lemieux, T., 1996. Labor Market Institutions and the Distribution of Wages, 1973–1992: A Semiparametric Approach,Expand
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How Does Health Promotion Work? Evidence from the Dirty Business of Eliminating Open Defecation
We investigate the mechanisms underlying health promotion campaigns designed to eliminate open defecation in at-scale randomized field experiments in four countries: India, Indonesia, Mali, andExpand
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Education Expenditure Responses to Crop Loss in Indonesia: A Gender Bias
This paper studies the impact of crop loss on the level of educational expenditure of Indonesian households using data from the 1993 Indonesian Family Life Survey. The data are unique in that theyExpand
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The Labor Market as a Smoothing Device: Labor Supply Responses to Crop Loss
The paper studies the way in which labor supply responses enable households to smooth consumption in the face of crop loss. The 1993 Indonesian Family Life Survey is unusual because it containsExpand
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Education and Labor Market Participation of Women in Asia: Evidence from Five Countries*
This paper contributes to the understanding of household decisions of womens labor market participation in Asian societies. It considers the possible impacts of a wifes education on laborExpand
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Can a Public Scholarship Program Successfully Reduce School Drop-Outs in a Time of Economic Crisis? Evidence from Indonesia.
This paper evaluates the role played by Indonesia's Social Safety Net Scholarships Program in reducing school drop-out rates during the Asian financial crisis. The expectation was that many familiesExpand
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THE IMPACT OF THE INDONESIAN FINANCIAL CRISIS ON CHILDREN: AN ANALYSIS USING THE 100 VILLAGES DATA
This paper examines the impact of the Asian financial crisis on children in Indonesia. Specifically, data from four rounds of the 100 Villages Survey are used to examine changes in school attendanceExpand
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The Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment in a Low Income Country: An Evaluation Using the Difference-in-Differences Approach
Unlike the well-developed literature on the employment impact of the minimum wage in industrial nations, very little is known about minimum wage effects in low income countries. Minimum wagesExpand
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Old-Age Support in Developing Countries: Labor Supply, Intergenerational Transfers and Living Arrangements
Without broad-based public pension schemes, the majority of the elderly in developing countries are left to rely on their own current and accumulated earnings and support from children as means ofExpand
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