How does Entrepreneurial Literacy and Financial Literacy Influence Entrepreneurial Intention in Perspective of Economic Education?

  • Muhammad Hasan et al.


Indonesia has many human resources, most of which explore its ability to continue to develop through education, and one of them is tertiary institutions. In higher education institution, students are required to become competent bachelor graduates who have ideas, creativity, and knowledge that can be implemented to the community. University graduates with a diploma or degree are considered to have contributed to the number of unemployment figures due to the low intention to do entrepreneurship. This study aims to examine and analyze the effect of entrepreneurial literacy and financial literacy on entrepreneurial intentions. This research is a quantitative research. Data collection techniques carried out by observation, interviews, documentation, and questionnaires. The population in this study was 582 students of the Economic Education Study Program who came from public and private tertiary institutions in Makassar City, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, with a sample of 420 students. The analysis technique used is multiple linear regression. The results showed that partially, entrepreneurial literacy had a positive influence on entrepreneurial intentions, and financial literacy had a positive effect on student entrepreneurial intentions. Simultaneously, entrepreneurial literacy and financial literacy have a positive influence on student entrepreneurship intentions.