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Fiscal Decentralization and Poverty in Papua Province

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In Papua province, fiscal decentralization policy had a positive impact on the potential development and regional government creativity. The effectiveness in managing regional wealth will affect to the regional revenue which can further determine the effect of fiscal decentralization and economic growth to improve on poverty. The method used is multiple linear regression analysis technique. The results showed simultaneous fiscal decentralization and economic growth has a significant effect on poverty. In partial result, the negative fiscal decentralization variable and significant fiscal decentralization on poverty means there is decreased percentage in the number of the poor people.

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  • Suwandi Suwandi, 2015. "Fiscal Decentralization and Poverty in Papua Province," Journal of Social and Development Sciences, AMH International, vol. 6(4), pages 15-20.
  • Handle: RePEc:rnd:arjsds:v:6:y:2015:i:4:p:15-20
    DOI: 10.22610/jsds.v6i4.855
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