Female labor force participation in developing countries

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Verick, Sher;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Journal: IZA World of Labor, issue September, pages 1-10
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.15185/izawol.87
  • Subject: J21 | female labor force participation, developing countries, employment | J22 | employment | J16 | O11 | O12 | developing countries | female labor force participation
    • ddc: ddc:330
      jel: jel:J22 | jel:J21 | jel:O12 | jel:J16 | jel:O11

While women’s labor force participation tends to increase with economic development, the relationship is not straightforward or consistent at the country level. There is considerably more variation across developing countries in labor force participation by ... View more
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