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The economy, inequality and populism

  • Umar Juoro

Jakarta | Mon, June 19 2017 | 01:12 am

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 shar...