Oleh: Darwis Amin
This study aims to determine and analyze 1) the realization of priority investment allocated to region’s the leading sectors (key sectors) based on the linkages between sectors, 2) the impact of investment on employment and additional output generated in the sectors of the economy in South of Sulawesi province. This study uses input-output analysis that relies primarily on domestic transactions table data input-output in South of Sulawesi in 2005 on the basis that a producer price data published last year with 112 classification of economic sectors. These data are then grouped into 9 sectors of the economy to ensuring the availability of data, especially in adjustment with the investment data by sector are not all equally exist in each sector. This aggregation/regrouping also to make sure the similarity between the classification of Table IO sectoral classification and the sectors classification in the investment. The research using secondary data by data collecting technique through documentation and interviews form of information and reports relevant to the discussion of research. The results showed that 1) the realization of priority investment in South Sulawesi in 2006-2008 has not been fully allocated to the leading sectors of the region, and 2) the impact of final demand (private investment) has a positive relationship to the formation of output and employment.
Keywords: Investment, Labor Absorption, Input-Output Analysis.