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|Title:||The impact of early marriage of female youth on education outcomes in Indonesia||Authors:||Ang, Swee Lian
Sim, Xin Wei
Tan, Cheryl Pei Qi
|Keywords:||DRNTU::Social sciences::Economic development::Indonesia||Issue Date:||2014||Abstract:||In Indonesia, female youth’s education outcomes are compromised by poverty and the practice of early marriage. Although most girls enrol in school, drop-out rates are high among youths. This paper uses the Indonesian Social and Economic Survey (Susenas, 2009) to model education and school-work outcomes. Our estimation sample consists of 78,729 observations. The analysis uses a regression control approach and explores household, individual and labour market factors to model the association between school dropout and early marriage of female youths. Results show that girls who marry early are more likely to drop out of school. Also, early marriage is a primary factor that contributes to female youths dropping out of school among other factors.||URI:||http://hdl.handle.net/10356/59310||Rights:||Nanyang Technological University||Fulltext Permission:||restricted||Fulltext Availability:||With Fulltext|
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