Asia
New cradles to graves
9/10/12
The welfare state is flowering in Asia. Will it free the continent from squalor? Or sink it in debt?
from The Economist,
9/8/12:

For decades Indonesia’s government has tried to improve the lot of villages like Gunturmekar through piecemeal projects. Some, like Jamkesmas, have breadth but no depth: it has an annual budget of less than $10 per person. Others, like PNPM Generasi, respond to the community’s demands not the individual’s. But Indonesia is now embarking on something more systematic: it is laying the foundations of a welfare state.

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