Analysis of Factors Affecting Regional Development Disparity in the Province of West Papua
Michael Albert Baransano, Eka Intan Kumala Putri, Noer Azam Achsani; Lala M. Kolopaking

Studies related to the regional development have been done, in both the developed and developing countries to reveal the factors that lead to lameness regions. The aims of this study focus on analyse about the regional development disparity and the factors that affecting the imbalance among regions in West Papua province for a period of 2005 to 2014. The result based on Williamson Index, it showed that a fluctuating trend of inequality in regional development in West Papua Province tends to increase of that period. At the same time, the result further suggested that an econometric model of panel data regression using GDP per capita (X1), population (X2), funding balance allocation (X3) and Human Development Index (X4) as independent variables as well as Williamson Index value as dependent variable, simultaneously, all vary significantly.

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