Gender Discrimination, Human Capital, and Marriage

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Sylvain E. Dessy; Stephane Pallage;
  • Journal: Journal of African Development, volume 11, issue 1
  • Subject: Marriage, Bargaining, Education, Discrimination, Women's Rights | marriage; household bargaining; education; discrimination; women empowerment; pay equity legislations
    • jel: jel:J20 | jel:I20 | jel:J13 | jel:O33
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

We show that the recognition of basic women's rights in developing countries may have important positive spillovers on the whole sphere of labor market transactions, with more women seeking education and an overall lesser wage discrimination against women. A combination... View more
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