The Regional Patterns of Manufacturing Industries in Java Region, Indonesia

14 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2011

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Setyo Tri Wahyudi

University of Brawijaya - Faculty of Economics and Business

Mohd. Dan Jantan

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

Empirical studies on geographical distribution of manufacturing in Indonesia demonstrate that manufacturing are localized in major metropolitan areas as well as a set of emerging regions. The objective of the paper is to investigate the patterns of manufacturing industries located in the three biggest region in Java namely West, Central and East of Java. Further, the study aim to explore whether regional specialization and industrial concentration patterns had changed during the 1998-2007. Based on the contribution analysis, the study found that distribution of manufacturing in Java was concentrated only in several areas. Turning to concentration index based on the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI), the study show that during 1998-2007, Java’s region became more specialized and industry became more concentrated.

Keywords: Specialization, Concentration, Manufacturing industries

JEL Classification: N65, 014, R12

Suggested Citation

Wahyudi, Setyo Tri and Jantan, Mohd. Dan, The Regional Patterns of Manufacturing Industries in Java Region, Indonesia (2011). Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research (SIBR) 2011 Conference on Interdisciplinary Business Research, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1867856 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1867856

Setyo Tri Wahyudi (Contact Author)

University of Brawijaya - Faculty of Economics and Business ( email )

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Malang, East Java 65
Indonesia

Mohd. Dan Jantan

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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