Keyword

Labor Supply, Labor Force, Fertility, Logistic regression

Abstract

Objective: Over a period of fifty years, the ratio of female participation in the labor force of Saudi Arabia is extremely low. This exposition is an effort to examine the affiliation among female fertility and labor supply in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Methods: The data for this research was gathered through a questionnaire circulated between the employed and unemployed females in Jeddah; situated in the western region. Results: By implementing the binary logistic deterioration, factors which were related to fertility did not illustrate numerical implication on the likelihood of females taking part in the labor market. However, factors which were associated with, education, husbands’ income, age and family income had major considerable impact on female taking part in the Saudi labor market. Conclusion: It has been concluded that there is higher affiliation present between fertility and female labor supply.


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