The Effect of Gender, Locus of Control, Love of Money, and Economic Status on Students’ Ethical Perception

Khanifah Khanifah, Jaka Isgiyarta, Indah Lestari, Udin Udin


This study aims to examine the effect of gender, locus of control, love of money, and economic status on students’ ethical perception. This study uses primary data obtained from the distribution of questionnaires to the students of accounting programs at higher education in Semarang - Indonesia. Purposive sampling is used to select 104 respondents to participate in the study. Data is analyzed using multiple linear regression with applying for IBM SPSS 21 program. The results reveal that gender and internal locus of control have a positive effect on students' ethical perception. Love of money further has a negative effect on students' ethical perception. In contrast to the expectation, economic status has no effect on students' ethical perception.

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International Journal of Higher Education
ISSN 1927-6044 (Print) ISSN 1927-6052 (Online)

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