MEKANISME PENGELOLAAN KARET RAKYAT TABIR ILIR JAMBI DALAM PERSPEKTIF TEORI PILIHAN RASIONAL
Rubber is a cultivated plant and became the lifeline of many peoples since a long time ago, without exception farmers in Tabir Ilir which became one of the rubber centers in Jambi Province with 15.787 hektares and 8.050 family. To get the result, rubber farmers in Tabir Ilir applies the rubber management mechanism independently and handed it over to others. The application of these two mechanisms is done by the rubber farmers based on their rational choice perspective. Rubber farmers with enough resources will choose how to manage independently, whereas for those who do not have sufficient resources, will choose to hand over their rubber management to others. The management mechanism chosen by these rubber farmers has an impact on the income inequality they earns. On the one hand, there are those who earns more than the management of rubber they do, while on the other hand there are those who get little results. Keywords: rubber farmer, management mechanism, rational choice, unequility.