Are the Educated Interested in Self-Employment? A Case Study in Indonesia
Gilang Amarullah, Mohamad Fahmi
Available Online January 2019.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/assdg-18.2019.7How to use a DOI?
- IFLS, probit, self-employment, self-employed, education, higher education
- 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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TY - CONF AU - Gilang Amarullah AU - Mohamad Fahmi PY - 2019/01 DA - 2019/01 TI - Are the Educated Interested in Self-Employment? A Case Study in Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the Achieving and Sustaining SDGs 2018 Conference: Harnessing the Power of Frontier Technology to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (ASSDG 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 79 EP - 90 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assdg-18.2019.7 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assdg-18.2019.7 ID - Amarullah2019/01 ER -