THE INTERNET MIRACLE: THE IMPACT OF INTERNET ACCESS ON HOUSEHOLD SAVING IN INDONESIA

  • Rahmanda Muhammad Thaariq Università di Pisa, Italy
  • Arif Anindita Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
  • Hafizha Dea Iftina National Taiwan University
Keywords: internet access, household savings, asset allocation

Abstract

This study analyzes the impact of access to the internet and household saving behavior, in the context of the amount of savings and the saving preferences, in Indonesia. Using the fifth wave of the Indonesia Family Life Survey data, this study finds that there is a positive effect between internet access and household savings. This access includes private internet access and public internet access. Nonetheless, the effect of private internet access differs from public internet access. Private internet access positively impacts both the amount of savings and the saving preferences, whilst public internet access only increases the amount saved, not the saving preferences.

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Published
2021-06-30
How to Cite
Thaariq, R., Anindita, A., & Iftina, H. (2021). THE INTERNET MIRACLE: THE IMPACT OF INTERNET ACCESS ON HOUSEHOLD SAVING IN INDONESIA. Buletin Ekonomi Moneter Dan Perbankan, 24(2), 255 - 282. https://doi.org/10.21098/bemp.v24i2.1650
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