International Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016

  • Profiles and Causes of Urban Poverty in Small Islands: A Case in Ambon City, Maluku Islands Indonesia

    Wardis Girsang, Marthin Nanere

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 18-27
    Received: 28 January 2016
    Accepted: 28 October 2016
    Published: 19 November 2016
    Abstract: Poverty rate is still found to be around two times higher in rural areas. However, excesive urbanization, has increased the number of slums in urban areas. Thus, informal economic sectors and poverty will probably become more urbanized in the future. The main purpose of this article is to study the profiles, causes and livelihood strategies of urba... Show More