research product . 2016

Can a School Operational Assistance Fund Program (BOS) Reduce School Drop-Outs During the Post-Rising Fuel Prices in Indonesia? Evidence From Indonesia

Kharisma, Bayu;
Open Access
  • Published: 15 Mar 2016
  • Publisher: Muhammadiyah University Surakarta
This study aims to analyze the impact of school operational assistance fund program (BOS program) on the dropout rate during the post-rising fuel prices using difference in difference approach. BOS program is a further development of the social safety net programs (JPS) education of the government in the period 1998-2003 and a reduction in fuel subsidy compensation program implemented over 2003-2005. The results showed that the impact of BOS on the dropout rate of students aged 7-15 years during the period investigated in this study was lower than those who did not receive BOS fund, but it was not statistically significant. In the meantime, if the account of the...
free text keywords: Indonesia, H52, I38, Difference-in-Difference (DiD), Eise of fuel price in Indonesia, Dropout rate, School Operational Assistance Fund Program (BOS program), O15 - Human Resources ; Human Development ; Income Distribution ; Migration, O2 - Development Planning and Policy
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