Inequality across districts and cities in the Riau
This research aims to analyze the level of development inequality across regionsÂ in the Riau province. This research attempts to identify and analyze the factorsÂ that cause inequality as well as to formulate a development policy for reducingÂ inequalities in that region. This study used Theil index and regression analysis.Â The results of analysis using the Theil index indicate the existence of inequalityÂ between different development regions in the Riau Province with the percentageÂ 50%-70%. From the regression analysis, this paper found that some economicÂ and social factors were the important factors of development inequality in theÂ province such as human development index and infrastructure budgets.
Economic Journal of Emerging Markets (EJEM)
ISSN 2086-3128 (print), ISSN 2502-180X (online)
Center for Economic Studies, Department of Economics,
Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia.
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