Female Schooling, Non-Market Productivity, and Labor Market Participation in Nigeria

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Aromolaran, Adebayo B.;
(2004)
  • Publisher: New Haven, CT: Yale University, Economic Growth Center
  • Subject: Weibliche Arbeitskräfte | Nigeria | Non-Market Productivity | I21 | J22 | Female Schooling | J24 | O15 | Nigeria, Female Schooling, Women's Labor Market Participation, Non-Market Productivity | Produktivität | Bildungsverhalten | Women's Labor Market Participation | Allgemeinbildende Schule
    • jel: jel:I21 | jel:O15 | jel:J24 | jel:J22
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Economists have argued that increasing female schooling positively influences the labor supply of married women by inducing a faster rise in market productivity relative to non-market productivity. I use the Nigerian Labor Force Survey to investigate how own and husband... View more
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