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Convergence : The Journal of Economic Development
Published by Universitas Bengkulu
ISSN : 27216330     EISSN : 2721625X     DOI : -
Core Subject : Economy, Social,
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development is focused on publishing research articles in the field of economics, both theoretically and empirically covering development economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, industrial economics, public economics, monetary economics, natural resource economics and regional economics. Convergenge: The Journal of Economic Development published twice a year (April and October) with print ISSN 2721-6330 and online ISSN 2721-625X.
Articles 24 Documents
ZAKAT PRODUKTIF SEBAGAI ALTERNATIF KREDIT MIKRO DALAM PENGEMBANGAN USAHA MUSTAHIK (STUDI KASUS UPZ UNIB) Saputra, Reno Adi; Febriani, Ratu Eva
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 1 (2019)
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This research aims to know the impact of zakat funds allocation to the business economy of the recipent (Mustahik) given by UPZ Unib, the progress of capital,  the progress t of omset and the progess of advantages. The data used are primary data. The method  analysis used in this research is descriptive analysis quantitative. The results of this research show that the allocation of produvtive zakat funds have impact on business omset with an average progress capital of 43.53%, the progress of business omset with an average of 41.71%, and the progress of average business profits 37.75% Keywords : Capital, Mustahik Business, Omset, Professional zakat, Profit, UPZ Unib
KAWASAN EKONOMI KHUSUS DAN PEMBANGUNAN EKONOMI REGIONAL: SEBUAH STUDI LITERATUR Suryani, Nurafni Irma; Febriani, Ratu Eva
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 2 (2019)
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Special Economic Zones are very important for the progress of an area. SEZ is able to contribute to the regional economy and increase economic development by providing direct and indirect effects. The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of special economic zones on regional economic development. The object of this study is to explore the establish SEZ in Indonesia just only refer to two SEZs namely SEI Mangke and Tanjung Lesung. This research used literature study as a method. The results show that SEZ make the regional economy is starting to move towards a better direction. The role of two SEZs observed have different impact on regional economy, SEI Mangke has a positive impact on macroeconomy indicator such as reduced unemployment, reduced poverty and an increased economic growth rate in Simalungun Regency. Otherwise, Tanjung Lesung just has a positive impact on MSMEsKeywords: Unemployment, Poverty, Economic Growth, Pengembangan UMKM, SEZ Sei Mangke, SEZ Tanjung Lesung
BUMDES DI KECAMATAN KABAWETAN : KAJIAN MANFAAT BAGI MASYARAKAT Sari, Indah Permata; Ekaputri, Retno A.
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 2 (2019)
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The purpose of this study was to determine the condition of BUMDes in Kabawetan district, Kepahiang Regency. The analytical method used is descriptive qualitative analysis. The data used in this research is secondary data. The results of this study indicate that the condition of BUMDes has gone well, BUMDes have been equipped with village regulations and village head decisions with adequate capital participation. Then BUMDes has a complete management and has several types of businesses. Keywords : BUMDes , Rural Economic
ANALISIS PERMINTAAN ENERGI LISTRIK RUMAH TANGGA (STUDI KASUS : RUMAH TANGGA DI KOTA BENGKULU Nilman, Nilman; Mintargo, Mintargo
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 1 (2019)
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This study aims to analyze the factors that influence the demand for electrical energy in households in the city of Bengkulu. With the dependent variable (Y) the demand for electrical energy and the independent variable (X) Income, electricity price/tariff, number of family members. In this study using primary data with a total sample of 100 households in the city of Bengkulu. The data analysis method used is multiple linear regression.  From the analysis that has been done the results show that the income variable (X1) has a significant and positive effect on the demand for electricity, electricity prices/tariffs (X2) have a significant and negative effect on the demand for electrical energy and the number of family members (X3) has a significant and positive effect on demand for electrical energy.Keywords: Demand for electrical energy, Electricity price/tariff ,Income, Number of family members.
NILAI TUKAR RUPIAH DAN NET EKSPOR INDONESIA 2000 – 2017 (GRANGER CAUSALITY TEST) Anggraini, Try Beta; Yefriza, Yefriza
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 1 (2019)
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The aims of this research is to find out the relationship of rupiah exchange rate and net export Indonesia. This research covers the periode for 2000.Q1-2017.Q4, used secondary data which were analyzed using Granger Causality Test and Augmented Dickey Fuller (ADF) and existing data processed by using computer program of Eviews 9.0. The stationary properties of the time series data are examined by using Augmented Dickey-Fuller (ADF) test. Granger Causality test is applied to find out long-run relationship along with causality among the variables. The result of the data analysis show that there is no causality between rupiah exchange rate and net xport. Granger Causality test showed that there is unidirectional causality between net export to rupiah exchange rate. It is mean that net export  effect rupiah exchange rate, but rupiah exchange rate does not effect net export. Keywords: Causality, Net Export, Exchange Rate
ANALISIS BELANJA DAERAH KOTA BENGKULU TAHUN 2014-2017 (TINJAUAN EFISIENSI DAN EFEKTIVITAS) Hasanah, Miftahul; Anitasari, Merri
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 2 (2019)
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The purpose of this study was to determine the level of efficiency and effectiveness of regional government expenditure  in Bengkulu city. The analysis tools used to determine the implementation of regional government expenditure that is by using a descriptive elaboration which include; data reduction, data presentation, and  drawing conclusions/verification. Meanwhile,  to determine the level of effectiveness and efficiency of regional government expenditure, by using the ratio of the efficiency and effectiveness. The results of efficiency analysis of regional government expenditure showed that  the average of the calculation of the overall efficiency level formulation is 98%, this indicates that the level of efficiency is still low because the result is more than 80%. This suggests that local  government is  still wasteful  in using  the budget. The     results     of analysis     of the     effectiveness     of government spending  showed that the calculation of the effectiveness  of regional government expenditure  formulation of Bengkulu city in the period year of 2008 to 2017 fluctuate with the average  rate of effectiveness of 93%.  This  it  means that the level of effectiveness of regional government expenditure in the Bengkulu city is   already   effective,    this    is   indicated from the results of calculations which show figure more than 90%. Keywords: Efficiency and Effectiveness: Regional Finance, Regional Expenditure
PELUANG TERJADINYA PENGANGGURAN DI PROVINSI BENGKULU : SEBERAPA BESAR? Marini, Lisa; Putri, Novi Tri
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 2 (2019)
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The aim of this research is to analyze how are opportunity occured unemployment based on characteristics of populations in Bengkulu province. Characteristics of populations that used are education, training/course certificate, age, gender, work experience, marital status, status in the family, and area of residence. The analytical method used to achieve this goal is the logistic regression analysis. Type of key data use row data derived from the National Labor Force Survey (Sakernas) February 2018. The result of the calculation using the program SPSS 20.0 was found that not all the variables of population characteristics significantly affect the chances of unemployment with a confidence level of 95 percent. Education and age are significantly affect of unemployment in Bengkulu Province, while training/course certificate, gender, work experience, marital status, status in the family and area residence are not significantly affect of unemployment in Bengkulu Province. Keywords: Logistic Regression Analysis, National Labor Force Survey  (Sakernas), Unemployment.
KONVERGENSI PERTUMBUHAN EKONOMI DI PROVINSI BENGKULU Muzani, Yonas; Benardin, Benardin
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 2 (2019)
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This study aims to determine whether or not Sigma Convergence occurs Districts and cities in Bengkulu Province in 2013-2017. The variables used in this study are the dependent variables namely economic growth and independent variables gross regional domestic. The method used in this study is to use sigma convergence analysis using the Microsoft Excel. The type of data used in this study is secondary data sourced from the Central Bureau of Statistics. Based on the results of sigma convergence analysis, it can be said that there has been a sigma convergence between regencies/cities in Bengkulu Province in 2013-2017, it can be seen from the results of the variation coefficient values every year. Keywords:  Convergence, Economic Growth
ANALISIS PRODUKSI CABAI SKALA USAHA MIKRO DI KABUPATEN KEPAHIANG Dani, Irfan; Ekaputri, Retno A.
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 1 (2019)
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The aim of this research is to find out the influence of chili prices, chili production in the previous year, land area, price of leek on the chili supply in Kepahiang regency. This study covers the period 2004-2018, using secondary data in the form of panel data which is analyzed using multiple linear regression and the existing data is processed using the Eviews 9.0 computer program. The results of data analysis showed that the independent variable was the price of chili, the previous year's chili production and the area of land were positive and had a significant influence on the dependent variable that is chili production. While the price of scallion has a negative coefficient value and does not have a significant influence on chili production in Kepahiang regency.Keywords: Chili Prices, Chili Production , Land Area, Previous Year's Chili Production,  Price Scallion
STUDI LITERATUR KESEJAHTERAAN RUMAH TANGGA USAHA BUDIDAYA IKAN NILA DI KABUPATEN BENGKULU UTARA) Islami, Fikri; Yusnida, Yusnida
Convergence: The Journal of Economic Development Vol 1, No 1 (2019)
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This study aims to determine the characteristics of tilapia farmers in Sido Luhur Village, determine the level of income and sources of income of tilapia cultivator households, and determine the level of welfare of tilapia cultivator households. The method used in this study is descriptive qualitative, which is the characteristics of tilapia fishers, namely age, number of dependents, education level, business experience, pool area, and labor needed. To measure the level of welfare of tilapia cultivator households using measurements from the Central Agency for household welfare criteria based on BKKBN. The results of measurements of the level of well-being in the community of Sido Luhur Village, Padang Jaya Subdistrict, North Bengkulu Regency can be said to be prosperous, this is because tilapia farmers in general have met the criteria according to BKKBN indicators, because most of them have been able to fulfill their basic daily needs, as many as 33 respondents, which are in the third prosperous stratum, and according to research there are more tilapia farmers who are in the pre-prosperous category.Keywords: Hight of Welfare, Income

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