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|Title:||The impact of the crisis on internal population movement in Indonesia|
|Citation:||Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 2000; 36(2):115-138|
|Publisher:||Australian Natl Univ Res Sch Pacific Stud|
|Abstract:||One of the ways in which Indonesians have adapted to economic change over recent decades is through permanent and temporary movement within and outside the country. This paper focuses on the effects which the crisis that started in 1997 has had upon population mobility among different groups and in different areas within the country. It begins by summarising the employment effects of the crisis, as indicated by the 1997 and 1998 National Labour Force Surveys. It then uses results from a number of surveys to identify the changes that have occurred in population mobility in Indonesia during the crisis. In particular it looks at the extent and nature of urban to rural movement, and at patterns of movement between Java and the Outer Islands. Although comprehensive data are lacking, it is argued that population mobility has become an important coping mechanism for confronting the crisis.|
|Appears in Collections:||Aurora harvest 7|
Australian Population and Migration Research Centre publications
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