Allocation Of Bali Women’s Working Time And Its Effect On Welfare In The Informal Sector: A Case Study Of Klungkung District

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Abstract

This study aims to analyze the effect of the wife’s education, the number of dependent members, the frequency of traditional activities, the presence of children under five and the husband’s income on the working hours spent; to analyze the effect of wife’s education, number of dependents, frequency of traditional activities, presence of children under five and husband’s income on welfare; to analyze the indirect effect of the wife’s education, the number of dependents, the frequency of traditional activities, the presence of children under five and the husband’s income on welfare through the outpouring of working hours. The population of this research is women workers in the informal sector who are married. The number of samples in the study amounted to 155 respondents. The analytical tool used is descriptive analysis and inferential analysis. Findings of this research are wife’s education and the frequency of customary activities have a positive and significant effect on the work hours of female workers in the informal sector; the existence of children under five and husband’s income has no positive and significant effect on the working hours of women workers in the informal sector; the frequency of customary activities has a positive but statistically insignificant effect on the welfare of women workers in the informal sector; the wife’s education and husband’s income have no positive and significant effect on the welfare of female workers in the informal sector and the distribution of working hours mediates the education of wives and the frequency of traditional activities on the welfare of women workers in the informal sector.