Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research (Print ISSN: 1533-3590; Online ISSN: 1533-3604)


Sectoral Agglomeration as Effort Reinforcing Regional Strength: Study at Madiun Region, Indonesia

Author(s): Tatik Mulyati, Dian Pratiwi, Mintarti Indartini, Siti Wardani Bakri Katti

Each region has potential and economic advantages that are source of regional growth. The ability to spur it depends on advantages or competitiveness of economic sectors. Empirically, growth of region is related to the process of specialization, interaction, centrality, rank-size-rule, and dynamics of settlement pattern. Thus, it takes place due to strong interregional links, where one region serves as a center and is supported by another region as hinterland. This study analyzed typologies and potential sectors in economic development at some regencies with the smallest contribution of Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) for East Java Province but have some similar potential resources. It namely Regency of: Pacitan, Magetan, Madiun, Ponorogo and Trenggalek, abbreviated PATANDIROLEK. It’s location in the Madiun region. Data used is GRDP, GRDP of East Java province in 2013-2016. The method is used by SLQ-DLQ Analysis, Shift Share analysis, and Spatial Analysis. The result is known the leading or superior economic sectors in PATANDIROLEK, the sectoral linkages of the region and East Java, and its implications.