Determinants of Female Labor Force Participation in Pakistan
by Umbreen, Fakhra
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Female participation is very important to the economic development and growth of any economy or country. In Pakistan, the rate of female participation is very low, so the present study is conducted to finding the Determinants of low Female Labor Force Participation. The objective of the study is not only to investigate the socio-economic factors but also to identify the demographic factors behind fewer female labour force participation. The universe for the present study was women aged 15-49 who work or not from Jalal-pur-Jattan (Gujrat). Purposive sampling, a type of Non-Probability Sampling was used to select respondent with a sample size of 250. The questionnaire was used as a tool for data collection and Interviews schedule (face to face interview) for conducting information from respondents. Logistic Regression Model was used to analyze the data. The result shows that family system, age, the attitude of society toward working female, Number of dependents in the household, female education, and total household members were the factors that affect the female labour force participation.
Fakhra Umbreen doing her M.phil in economics.She has a keen interest in developmental Economics and in economics and social research.She is doing job as lecturer of Economics at Ibn e Ameer College Jalal-pur-Jattan, Gujrat, Pakistan.
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LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
March 6, 2017
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