01Dec 2018


  • Faculty of Economics, University of Yapis, Papua, Indonesia.
  • Faculty of Economics, University of Hasanuddin, Indonesia.
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This study aims to measure both the direct effectand indirect effect of investment and goverment on poverty. We regress indirect effect 0f the respective varables trougth economic growth, and migration. In this study Structural Equation Model (SEM) is applied. We use panel data of 29 districts withinPapua Province for periode of 2007- 2017. Then werunregression by utilizing analisys of moment structure (AMOS). The resarch reveal the results investment have no effect on poverty both directly and indirectly through economic growth. An then result reveal that investment have significant effect on poverty through migration. In addition, government spending does not have effect on poverty both directly and indirectly through economic growth. In spite of that government spending have significant effects on poverty through migration. Thus, we may generalize that investment and goverment spending have yet effect on reduceng poverty rate, both through economic growth, community empowerment and through labor absorption.

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[Abdul Rasyid, Muhammad Yunus Zain, Muhammad Yusri Zamhuri and Sultan Suhab. (2018); AN EMPIRICAL OF INVESTMENT AND GOVERNMENT SPENDING ON POVERTYLEVELS IN PAPUA PROVINCE THROUGTH ECONOMIC GROWTH AND MIGRATION. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 6 (12). 78-91] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Abdul Rasyid
University of YAPIS Papua, Indonesia


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/8117       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/8117

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