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Journal of Finance and Economics. 2017, 5(4), 179-184
DOI: 10.12691/jfe-5-4-4
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Factor Analysis Affecting the Level of Poverty in the District of Batu Bara

Fakrurrozi1, , Indra Maipita2 and Muhammad Yusuf2

1Master Program, State University of Medan, Indonesia

2Faculty of Economics, State University of Medan, Indonesia

Pub. Date: August 15, 2017

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Fakrurrozi, Indra Maipita and Muhammad Yusuf. Factor Analysis Affecting the Level of Poverty in the District of Batu Bara. Journal of Finance and Economics. 2017; 5(4):179-184. doi: 10.12691/jfe-5-4-4


The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of economic growth, the unemployment rate, and length of education simultaneously and partially on the number of poor people. This study uses secondary data from the years 2007-2016 using eviews program 7. The analysis technique used is multiple linear regression. Based on the analysis found that economic growth, unemployment, and the length of education simultaneously significant effect on the number of poor people. Economic growth is partially a significant negative effect on the number of poor people, the average length of education is partially a significant negative effect on the number of poor people, while the unemployment rate is partially positive and significant impact on the number of poor people.

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