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The Role Of The Natural Resource Sector And Government Spending For Education Towards Poverty Reduction In East Kalimantan

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Sudarlan, Omar Dhanny





East Kalimantan Province is one of the rich provinces in natural resources such as coal mining, oil and gas. Utilization of the natural resources is expected to be used optimally to improve the welfare of the community. The purpose of this research is to find out how big the influence of natural resources sector which the consist of mining and quarrying sector and processing industry sector and government expenditure for education against poverty alleviation in East Kalimantan Province. This research uses explanatory method with time-series and cross-section data and applying multiple regression model with Ordinary Least Square (OLS) method. The results of this study show that (a) the natural resource sector and government spending on education have no effect on per capita income growth, (b) economic growth as measured by per capita income growth positively affects on poverty and government spending on education is not significantly influential to poverty reduction, and (c) the natural resource sector has no significant effect on the poverty headcount in East Kalimantan.



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