Volume 08, Number 01, March 2019
Abstract : In economics, remittance is family income. Thus, the discussion of the use of remittance is identical with the analysis of the income management as well. In many studies that have been conducted on management of remittance as a family income, generally, the analysis is focused on economic aspect affecting the management of that income, or the benefits of remittance in improving the economic wealth or welfareforthefamily.This paperliesat the intersection of the considerable scholarly literatures, on economic factors that underlie the decision-making, and the reality of the working of the “shared values” variable, affecting the considerations of agent. Focusing on the analysis of the management of remittance on migrant families in 3 villages in the district Bululawang, Malang-Indonesia, this paper try to analyze the “shared values” characteristically influences the behavior of agent in managing their income. Those “shared values” are: (a) the physical value of the house as a marker of social status, (b) the meaning of gender relation for the agent.
An’im Kafabih, Setyo Tri Wahyudi
Abstract : This study has main objective to analyze the effect of zakat on per capita income as one indicator of economic development. The data is analyzed by Cobb-Douglas production function and panel data analysis model. Study findings show that zakat significantly and positively affect on per capita income. This study also found that compared to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), most popular instrument of government to increase economic development, zakat has a greater coefficient. In addition, Muslims as a majority population on average unable to contribute significantly to economic development. However, they could contribute to zakat as seen from increase in amount of zakat collection.