ANALYSIS SUPPLY OF WOMEN LABOR WHO HAVE TODDLER AT RURAL AREA IN WEST SUMATRA

Maryati, Sri and Elfindri, Elfindri and Bachtiar, Nasri (2018) ANALYSIS SUPPLY OF WOMEN LABOR WHO HAVE TODDLER AT RURAL AREA IN WEST SUMATRA. Jurnal Ekonomi dan Pembangunan Indonesia (JEPI), 26 (1).

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Abstract

The purpose of this study to find the factors that affect the labor supply of women who have toddler in West Sumatra. The decision to enter the labor market that should be taken by women in general and women who have toddler in particular is complex, it depends on the individual’s background and the influence of family and neighborhood. This study examine the factor of individual characteristics, family characteristics and the characteristics of the husband’s work, the object of the study were women of childbearing age (15-64 years) in West Sumatra, the research area is Agam and Pasaman district. The data used are primary data with census method, while the data collection technique is a structured interview using a questionnaire. Data analysis method performed by descriptive and inductive statistical and econometric analysis tools. This study found that the labor supply of women have toddlers influenced by variables of age, education level, number of household members, household status and position husband’s work. In addition, women with toddlers tend to enter the workforce after her child is safe to be abandoned or brought to work, therefore the labor supply woman who had a toddler is complementary to the husband’s work. Keywords: Labor Supply, women have toddler, age, education, and husband’s work. JEL classification : J01, J11, J17 dan J22.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Fakultas Ekonomi
Depositing User: Mr Donny Putra Pratama
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2018 19:13
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2018 19:13
URI: http://repo.unand.ac.id/id/eprint/15594

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