Replication data for: Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

Vivi Alatas, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken, Abhijit Banerjee & Julia Tobias
This paper reports an experiment in 640 Indonesian villages on three approaches to target the poor: proxy means tests (PMT), where assets are used to predict consumption; community targeting, where villagers rank everyone from richest to poorest; and a hybrid. Defining poverty based on PPP$2 per capita consumption, community targeting and the hybrid perform somewhat worse in identifying the poor than PMT, though not by enough to significantly affect poverty outcomes for a typical program....
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