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Infrastructure enhancement and households’ economic activities: lesson from Indonesia


Dwi Wuilandari and Narmaditya, Bagus Shandy and Prayitno, Putra Hilmi and Ishak, Suryati (2019) Infrastructure enhancement and households’ economic activities: lesson from Indonesia. Research in World Economy, 10 (3). pp. 315-319. ISSN 1923-3981: ESSN: 1923-399X


This study aims at examining the impact of infrastructure advancement of Southern Cross Lane (JLS) in Malang, Indonesia toward households’ economic activities. Furthermore, this study intended to understand the presence of new road infrastructure and tourism sectors toward households’ economic activities. This research applied a descriptive study by conducting fo cus group discussions with stakeholders and the local community in Malang, Indonesia. In addition, semi structured questionnaires were implemented to obtain a better understanding of the existing phenomenon. The findings of the study showed that in the sho rt term, the presence of a new road in Southern Cross Lane changes the economic activities of the household while in the long term, it provides various opportunities to be developed such as tourism sectors, hotels, and restaurants. However, the development efforts from each region depend on the plan of the local community. Furthermore, the existence of a new road in Southern Cross Lane contributes to greater access between cities in the south of East Java in Indonesia.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Publisher: Sciedu Press
Keywords: Infrastructure enhancement; Household activities; Local economic development
Depositing User: Azhar Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2020 13:17
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2020 13:17
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/80272
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