How Important Gender Inequality in Education on Poverty Reduction? Indonesian Case

11Wasifah Hanim, 2Tria Apriliana

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Abstract:

Gender inequality is considered as an important issue in development that can affect poverty alleviation. The gap reduction between men and women in education would affect a number of development goals. This study attempt to reveal impact of gender inequality in education on poverty in Indonesia. This research used Ordinary Least Square (OLS) model to get degree of gender inequality in education. With data from Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) between 2010–2018, we used several parameter like the number of poor people, the number of gender inequality in education, inflation rate, unemployment rate and opennes. The results shown that increasing education level for women would give strong impact on poverty reduction in Indonesia.

Keywords:

Gender Equality, Education, Poverty Reduction, Indonesia

Paper Details
Month2
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 2
Pages3288-3292