The Relation of Population Burden and Financial Constraint to Entrepreneurial Choices of Rural Households

Yuan Mo, Yu-jia Zhang, Xiao-lan Yi, Hui-min Zhang
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 3rd International Conference on Politics, Economics and Law (ICPEL 2018)   unpublished
In the background of population aging and the gradual release of fertility policy and based on the survey data of 237 rural households in Jiangsu province in 2016, this paper analyzes the impacts of child and elderly dependency ratio on rural households' financial constraint and entrepreneurship choice by logistic regression model. The empirical result shows that the child dependency ratio is positive for the entrepreneurial probability and when the financial constraint is low this effect may
more » ... enhanced. On the contrary, the elderly dependency ratio has negative impact on the entrepreneurial probability. However, when we put financing amount into the model, this effect may be relieved. This research has certain enlightening significance for current fertility policy and entrepreneurship policy.
doi:10.2991/icpel-18.2018.77 fatcat:bf5cgsrrnbdixhbcs2updhph5a