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Land Use Change, Spatial Interaction, and Sustainable Development in the Metropolitan Urban Areas, South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

Batara Surya (), Despry Nur Annisa Ahmad (), Harry Hardian Sakti () and Hernita Sahban ()
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Batara Surya: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, University Bosowa, Makassar 90231, Indonesia
Despry Nur Annisa Ahmad: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Science and Technology of Alauddin State Islamic University, Makassar 92133, Indonesia
Harry Hardian Sakti: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, University of Muhammadiyah Bulukumba, South Sulawesi 92511, Indonesia
Hernita Sahban: Departement of Economic, STIM Lasharan Jaya, Makassar 90231, Indonesia

Land, 2020, vol. 9, issue 3, 1-43

Abstract: Metropolitan Urban Mamminasata South Sulawesi, Indonesia as the object of study is explored in the core-peripheral spatial interaction towards the formation of suburban service centers. The problems raised in this study are (i) is there a relationship/correlation between spatial integration, spatial interaction, and urban agglomeration to the formation of urban activity systems and (ii) how the formation of urban activity systems works as a determinant of economic growth, land use change and environmental quality degradation towards sustainable development in the metropolitan city of Mamminasata. Comparative studies of suburban areas have been carried out over three time periods (2001, 2015 and 2019). Data elaboration on observations, surveys and documentation is done to describe urban dynamics in terms of economic, social and environmental aspects. Path analysis is used to address direct effects, indirect effects, differences, and dependencies between urban elements. The gravity model is used to analyze the spatial interactions of the core city with the periphery. The study results show that spatial integration, spatial interaction and urban agglomeration have a positive effect on the system of urban activity and economic growth in the outskirts of the Mamminasata Metropolitan area. The results of this study recommend policy makers and urban planners that land use change, spatial integration and urban spatial interactions on the spatial scale of metropolitan cities to require the implementation of sustainable development concepts oriented towards saving the environment, ensuring fairness in economic access and creating social cohesion, in line with meeting national Metropolitan city development targets by 2030.

Keywords: land use change; spatial interaction; urban agglomeration; economic growth; sustainable development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q15 Q2 Q24 Q28 Q5 R14 R52 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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