The Institutional Basis of Gender Inequality

Conference object, Preprint English OPEN
Branisa, Boris; Ziegler, Maria; Klasen, Stephan;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Verein für Socialpolitik, Ausschuss für Entwicklungsländer Göttingen
  • Subject: D63 | SIGI,Composite index,Gender inequality,Social institutions,OECD-GID database | OECD-GID database | Composite index | SIGI | I39 | J16 | Social institutions | Gender inequality
    • jel: jel:D63 | jel:I39 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330

In this paper we construct the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) and its five subindices Family code, Civil liberties, Physical integrity, Son Preference and Ownership rights using variables of the OECD Gender, Institutions and Development database. Instead of... View more
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