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Labour Supply and Education Expenditure Responses to Crop Loss in Indonesia

Lisa Cameron () and Christopher Worswick ()

No 584, Department of Economics - Working Papers Series from The University of Melbourne

Abstract: 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.

Keywords: EDUCATION; LABOUR SUPPLY; SAVINGS (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D12 E21 D91 I29 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1997
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