Causes of Unemployment among Highly Educated Women in Pakistan: A Case Study of Bahawalnagar District
Pakistan Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Jan-June 2013, Volume 1, No. 1, Pages 1-10
10 Pages Posted: 5 Dec 2015 Last revised: 8 Dec 2015
Date Written: December 3, 2015
The objective of the study is to find out the causes of unemployment among educated women in Bahawalnagar district of Pakistan. The research is based on primary data collected through questionnaire method from urban and rural areas. Using probit model, the finding state that age, education, husband’s education, father’s education, mother’s education, total employed persons at home, mother’s job status and technical education are reducing unemployment while joint family system, number of children and household size are causes of higher unemployment among educated women in Bahawalnagar district.
Keywords: Age, Education, Family System, Unemployment, Family size
JEL Classification: A23, B21, C13, C35, C83, J64, Y10
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation