Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017)

Impact of Income on Households Patterns of Consumption of Street Vendors in Makassar City

Authors
Andi Samsir, Muhammad Imam Ma'ruf, Rudi Salam
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Andi Samsir
Available Online August 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.22How to use a DOI?
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business income, household consumption, street vendors
Abstract

Economic growth of Makassar City which is above average of the national economic growth about 7-8 percent per year makes the city as one of the magnet not least for economic actors in the informal sector. The high velocity of money in public spaces does not want to be wasted by economic actors in this sector to profit by peddling their merchandise or services. Indeed, the amount of profit is available to be one of the attractiveness for urbanization in the city. Utilization of spaces such as sidewalks and shop stalls by street vendors in doing their business to become a familiar phenomenon in major cities such as Makassar. The lack of assets and the level of education owned by the business actors become them make the public space as the only alternative in doing the business and is the source of their household livelihood. The phenomenon of poverty in the community does not discourage their intention to keep trying despite having to deal with government officials even against the law. Government policies in tackling poverty still cannot reduce this spatial problem such as creating jobs in the formal sector or providing space (market) to maintain their minimum consumption. The high dependence on the income of street vendors in maintaining their consumption patterns make this sector occupied by a lot of people who are categorized as poor. Based on these problems, the problem questions in this research is; the first, how the influence of business income and other income on the pattern of household consumption of street vendors in the city of Makassar; the second, whether influence of the business income greater than other income so that it can change the pattern of household consumption of street vendors in Makassar. The research method used in this research is descriptive and explanatory method. To test and analyze the effect of business income and other income on household consumption of street hawkers in Makassar City using Keynes consumption function through multiple regression. The value of constant 3.867.020.062 indicates if the independent variable has a value of zero or not then the big spending household consumption in the city of Makassar accounted IDR 3.867.020.062. Based on the results of research shows that business income affects the pattern of household consumption of street vendors in Makassar. Meanwhile, Other income does not affect.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2017
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978-94-6252-465-1
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2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.22How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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