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Labour Supply and Education Expenditure Responses to Crop Loss in Indonesia

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  • Cameron, L.
  • Worswick, C.

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The impact of crop loss on savings, expenditure and labour supply behaviour of Indonesian households is studied using data from the 1993 Indonesian Family Life Survey. The data are unique in that they contain self-reported informaiton on crop loss and on household responses to crop loss. 65,1 percent of households reporting a crop loss report that they were forced to cut household expenditure and/or increase labour supply.

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  • Cameron, L. & Worswick, C., 1997. "Labour Supply and Education Expenditure Responses to Crop Loss in Indonesia," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 584, The University of Melbourne.
  • Handle: RePEc:mlb:wpaper:584
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    Keywords

    EDUCATION ; LABOUR SUPPLY ; SAVINGS;

    JEL classification:

    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • D91 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - Role and Effects of Psychological, Emotional, Social, and Cognitive Factors on Decision Making
    • I29 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Other

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