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Articles by Singgih Susilo
Total Records ( 3 ) for Singgih Susilo
  Singgih Susilo
  Study on remittances was conducted in Aryojeding village, Districts Tulungagung, East Java. This study has examined the meaning of remittances for Indonesian migrant workers itself, through the perspective of phenomenology. This study aimed to reveal the social context and the meaning of remittances for migrant workers. This study used a qualitative method based on Alfred Schut’s phenomenological perspective which states that the meaning cannot be separated from the “because” motives and “in order to” motives. Indonesian migrant workers who works abroad were research subjects. The data were collected by observation, by participation observation and documentation and by in-depth interviews. Nineteen subjects were determined as a unit of analysis. The study found the social background of the subject: they were in productive age have many brothers and sisters have a low level of education; their parents work as farmers; the female subjects worked as baby sitter and male subjects worked as a construction worker; building contractor; welders; electrical installers and factory worker. Based on the social context (‘because’ motives), the study found three patterns of departure payment, i.e., paid by salary reductions, loans payment and cash payment systems. The study also found three meanings of remittances, i.e., remittances as a substitute family economics as home ownership and as business investment.
  Budijanto , Singgih Susilo , Mustofa and Hadi Soekamto
  Study area about 2 decades ago is an area that most of the people are poor but in just a decade, remittances make the area turned into a center of diverse economic activities, neighborhood conditions which are arranged and luxurious impression. However how far are the factors capable to reaching into the 7 determinants from the level of achievement of the value-expectancy of household workers in the area of origin. The purposes of research as well as to obtain the level achievements of value-expectancy also want to discover and uncover the factors that affect the level of achievement of the value-expectancy of household workers in the area of origin. This study uses quantitative approach through survey methods. Sample areas are determined by purposive that is districts/villages which have the largest number of household workers. Total sample are 250 household workers were simple randomly selected (simple random sampling). The analysis data is descriptive and analysis statistical of Partial Least Square (PLS). The findings research showed that remittances have a significant effect on the level of achievement of all 7 determinants of value-expectancy. Meaning that remittances have increased prosperity, status, comfort, stimulants, autonomy, affiliation and morality, the household workers in the area of origin. Thus remittances who sent to households of origin area has maximize the actual revenues economic that is expected, social mobility and social status that is achieved, resident satisfaction, affiliation with household and friends and life-style preferences that is achieved.
  Singgih Susilo
  Remittance management is a very important thing in realizing the economic welfare of Indonesian migrant workers (TKI). The results of the first year’s study found three models for managing remittance management which are direct management model and savings management model (deposit model, savings model and bank loan model). From those management model comes a problem the extent to which the Indonesian migrant workers are realizing the economic prosperity of the household. This study aims to determine the level of economic welfare of Indonesian migrant workers. The research subjects were 19 TKI. In the data collection, conducted by in-depth interview. This research stage begins with data collection, data reduction, data display and verification. To analyze the success of the household economic management of Indonesian migrant workers (TKI) is done through the "prosperous family development" from Committee of Population and National Family Planing (BKKBN). Based on the research result, the stages of family prosperous of Indonesian migrant worker are varies. Of the 19 subjects, the two subjects were in the development of the second stage of prosperous families while 15 subjects are in the third stage of prosperous families and 2 subjects attained a phase 3 plus family. In the pre-prosperous family and stage 1 families were not found. This is because the two stages are poor families, one of the indicators is the floor house has not been tiled, yet while the families of the Indonesian foreign workers, their house floor have all been tiled. The low level of subject at the 3 plus stage, it is generally based on the activeness indicator in the board of institutions or the local community activities. This study concludes that all the subject already have a good economic condition, so that, the families of Indonesian migrant workers are not among the poor.
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