The Digital Divide's Effect on Local Revenue and Gini Ratio


Civilization has significantly been impacted by the advancement of information and communication technology (ICT). But because ICT has developed unevenly, there is now a digital divide that influences the economy. The purpose of this study was to examine how the digital divide affects local income and the Gini ratio. The digital gap index, the original income of 34 Indonesian provinces, and this ratio are the study techniques employed quantitatively with time series data for 5 years (2015-2020). Data study reveals that local income is negatively impacted by the digital divide, but this ratio is positively impacted by local indigenous income.

Keywords: digital divide, gini, income, economy

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