The economy, inequality and populism
Senior fellow at the Center for Information and Development Studies and the Habibie Center
PREMIUM Inequality in Indonesia is considered high with a Gini ratio at around 0.39. Inequality on the Gini scale is measured between 0, representing perfect equality, and 1, representing perfect inequality. Inequality is getting higher at a time of high commodity prices as high income groups get more benefits from the commodities boom. Meanwhile, people in the bottom quantile get a low share of the ec...
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