Proceedings of the Achieving and Sustaining SDGs 2018 Conference: Harnessing the Power of Frontier Technology to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (ASSDG 2018)

Are the Educated Interested in Self-Employment? A Case Study in Indonesia

Authors
Gilang Amarullah, Mohamad Fahmi
Corresponding Author
Gilang Amarullah
Available Online January 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assdg-18.2019.7How to use a DOI?
Keywords
IFLS, probit, self-employment, self-employed, education, higher education
Abstract
Education is one of the form of human capital investment, it could lead to a productive labour. Educated labour are having a much more diverse job option, which making self-employment interesting for those who are not well educated. Self-employment itself could be interesting for both educated and uneducated people alike. However, due to its risky nature, people are having tendency to pick a stable job. On the other hand, the chance for achieving a success business is high for educated people. Considering its risky nature and the success chance, do educated people are interested to entering self-employment? Using probit regression, this study is trying to find the effect of education degree to the decision of entering self-employment in case of Indonesian. This pooled cross-section research utilize IFLS dataset observing working people age 23 to 25 years old. The result shows that people with higher education level are less likely to becoming self-employed.
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