• Rahma Fitriani Department of Statistics, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia
  • Herman Cahyo Diartho Department of Economics Development, University of Jember, Indonesia
  • Septya Hadiningrum Department of Statistics, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia



environmental quality, externalities, spatial econometrics, STIRPAT


East Java has shown strong economic growth, which negatively affects its environmental quality. Analysis of the functional relationship between economic growth and environmental quality is important to direct the growth without further deteriorate the environmental quality in this area. It is assumed that growth produces some externalities on environmental quality. The spread of technological information, economic productivity, population growth or investment, can be the source of the growth externalities. The objective of this study is to test the significance of the involved growth externalities on East Java’s environmental quality. Using spatial data, the externalities are accommodated in a spatial version of the STIRPAT model. It is estimated using per city/regency 2015 data. The analysis indicates that local density, local agricultural productivity, neighboring density, and neighboring mining activity significantly affect the local environmental quality. The latter two are the main sources of the growth externalities.


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How to Cite

Fitriani, R., Diartho, H. C., & Hadiningrum, S. (2020). GROWTH EXTERNALITIES ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INDEX OF EAST JAVA INDONESIA, SPATIAL ECONOMETRICS MODEL OF STIRPAT. Indonesian Journal of Statistics and Its Applications, 4(1), 216–233.




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