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Title: Regional disparities in Indonesia: A social indicators approach
Authors: Khan, H. 
Islam, I.
Issue Date: Feb-1990
Source: Khan, H., Islam, I. (1990-02). Regional disparities in Indonesia: A social indicators approach. Social Indicators Research 22 (1) : 69-81. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The paper examines the nature of regional imbalance in Indonesia by using a number of social indicators. Several disaggregated social indices are constructed with the help of a taxonomic technique. For the purpose of comparison, an overall economic index is also constructed. It is observed that the ranking of provinces differ substantially across the indices, implying that there is no causal relationship between the selected social and economic indicators. Regional disparities declined in the past decade in terms of all social indices except the demographic index. Economic inequality nowever increased between 1970 and 1980. © 1990 Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Source Title: Social Indicators Research
ISSN: 03038300
DOI: 10.1007/BF00286391
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