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EDITORIAL: Inequality in asset ownership


    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, March 16, 2017 | 08:11 am
EDITORIAL: Inequality in asset ownership An aerial picture of a palm-oil plantation in Dumai, Riau, on Aug. 9. (Antara Photo/Rony Muharrman)

PREMIUM We fully support the latest initiatives of the government to accelerate the reduction of inequality in asset ownership and income distribution through land distribution, free land titles and the nucleus estate-smallholder (NES) scheme. The more concerted programs seem to have been warranted by the finding of the latest economic surveys, including one by the World Bank in 2014, showing the widen...