About the Program
To investigate the barriers to women’s participation in the formal labor sector in Indonesia, we surveyed nearly 800 people in East Java and North Sumatra, asking about their occupation and working conditions, and their attitudes about women and the informal and formal sectors.
“Gender, Work, and the Consequences of Sectoral Choice in Indonesia.” Laura Babbitt, Drusilla Brown, and Nimah Mazaheri. 2015.
“Informal Employment and the Gender Earnings Gap: Measuring the Relative Effects of Observable Productivity Characteristics and Discrimination in Indonesia’s Segmented Labor Markets.” Senior Thesis by David Reiff, 2013.
International Labor office