MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 236, 201819th International Scientific Conference - LOGI 2018
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Issues Concerning Regional Development|
|Published online||21 November 2018|
Impact of Air Transport on the Indonesian Economy
1 University of Sumatera Utara, Department of Accounting, Jl. Prof. T.M Hanafiah Kampus USU P. Bulan Medan 20155, Indonesia Republic
2 University of Muhammadiyah Riau, Department of Accounting, Pekanbaru-Riau, Indonesia Republic
3 University of of Sumatera Utara, Department of Industrial Engineering, Jl. Almamater Kampus USU P. Bulan Medan 20155, Indonesia Republic
4 University of Sumatera Utara, Department of Accounting, Jl. Prof. T.M Hanafiah Kampus USU P. Bulan Medan 20155, Indonesia Republic
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
This study aims to analyze the causal relationship between air transportation and economic growth in Indonesia. The data used are annual time series data from 1990 to 2017 obtained from World Bank. Data analysis method used is method of Vector Error Corection Model (VECM). The results show that there is a relationship between air transport tax and economic growth in Indonesia. Where is the tax of air transport (passenger and goods) and economic growth (GDP). Based on the granger variable or passenger variables test results and the GDP variable indicates that it remains granger-related with significant 1 percent action. Based on these findings it is hoped that further research is suggested to examine the effect of ticket prices or air fares in order to improve economic growth in Indonesia.
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