THE IMPACT OF GENDER INEQUALITY IN EDUCATION ON POVERTY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: INDONESIAN CASE
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Gender inequality is the one of basic problem in development, gender equality will strengthen the country's ability to improve economy capacity. This study investigates the impact of gender inequality in education on poverty and economic growth. By using econometric model, analysis of the impact of gender inequality in education on poverty and economic growth uses Two Stage Least Square (TSLS) model. Data is collected by secondary data set 2001-2011 from Jakarta Statistic Bereau. Endogeneous variables are economic growth and poverty rate, as exogeneous varibles are gender inequality in education, the share of agricultural sector on economy, the share of industrial sector on economy, inflation rate and unemployment rate. As the instrumental variables are investment, opennes and labor force. The results indicate that gender inequality in education has strong negative impact on economic growth and has positive impact on poverty in Indonesia.