Influence of Parent Migration and Remittance to the probability of Child Labor in Indonesia


Research Description: 

This research is based on the high migration flow in Indonesia, both internally and internationally, which is expected to affect the probability of child labor. Given the migration of parents do have an impact on the welfare of children, both against children who are abandoned or who participated migrated with his parents. Will have a negative impact if the migration is done to worsen the quality of children’s education such as high dropout rates and low levels of health and sometimes migration by parents can encourage children to become underage workers or child labor. Based on that using IFLS-5 data 2014, this paper aims to determine the difference between the probability of migrant children being left behind or who migrate with their parents into child labor and the probability of migrant children left behind as child laborers based on the status of head of household receiving Remittance.

Project Supervisors: Professor Armida S. Alisjahbana, Dr. M. Fahmi and Dr. M. Purnagunawan 

PhD Candidate: Yulia Anas

Short Bio:

Yulia Anas is a PhD student of Economics Program, Faculty of Economics and Business at Universitas Padjadjaran. She finished her bachelor degree (1996) and master degree (2001) at Universitas Andalas Padang, majoring in economics.  Currently, she is a researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Economics, Universitas Andalas Padang.