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Reform sought for social aid, subsidies
Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 22 October 2018. ERIA's Senior Economist, Dr Fauziah Zen, was featured.
The government should improve the management of its social assistance programs and subsidies to ensure their sustainability so that they will be able to continue generating fiscal space for disbursing the necessary social benefits, experts have said. (Read the original article by using the link above and read the full article in paper edition here).