Irene Rumagit, Olly E. H. Laoh, Martha M. Sendow, Lorraine W. Th. Sondak


Irene Rumagit . Disparities between the Economic Development District
and Cities North Sulawesi ( Under the guidance of H. O. Esry Laoh as chairman ,
M. Sendow and L.W.Th Sondak as a member ) .
The objective of this research is to assess the economic development
disparities among districts and cities in North Sulawesi in 2007 - 2012 period .
This research is motivated by the diversity of natural resources and demographic
conditions , differences in income per capita and economic growth contained in
each regency and town in North Sulawesi. As a result of these differences , the
ability to increase economic development is different from one region to the other
The data collection took place during two months from September to
October 2013 . The data used are per capita GDP , population data and growth
data obtained from the Central Statistics Agency of North Sulawesi province .
Analysis of the data in the form of descriptive analysis are presented in tables and
quadrant by using analytical tools Williamson Index.
The results showed that the economic development district and cities in
the province of North Sulawesi during the period 2007 - 2012 continues to
inequality , where the data is used proved that there are significant differences
among the districts and cities in North Sulawesi . Results proficiency level could
be seen clearly when analyzed by Williamson index which indicates that the rate
of economic development was still classified inequality on inequality of economic
development . This was due to the diversity of potential and natural resources
among districts and cities that led to per capita income and economic growth
becomes different resulting imbalance of economic development.

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