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Examining Spatial Effects of Regional Income Convergence in Sumatra Island

Halim, Siana and Inggrid, and Bisono, Indriati Njoto (2015) Examining Spatial Effects of Regional Income Convergence in Sumatra Island. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 53 (6). pp. 152-157. ISSN 0973-1377 (Printed), 0973-7545 (Online)

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    Abstract

    Spatial income disparities have become a central discussion in regional development. This study aims at addressing this issue by examining spatial effects of regional income convergence in Sumatra Island. We also take into account the possible role of the tsunami disaster of 2004 in shaping growth trajectories among provinces in Sumatra. Our results do suggest a persistence income convergence in the island regardless of the onset of the tsunami. The spatial effects indicate a nontrivial spillover effect of the Aceh’s economy on the other provinces only during the pre-disaster period

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Spatial effects, regional income convergence, tsunami
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
    Divisions: Faculty of Industrial Technology > Industrial Engineering Department
    Depositing User: Admin
    Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2015 16:06
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2015 06:10
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/17127

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