Economic crisis and women’s employment rate in a Sub-Saharan African country: Explaining the rise in women’s employment rate in the urban areas of Kenya

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Wamuthenya, Wambui Rose;
(2010)
  • Publisher: International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University (ISS)
  • Subject: decomposition: composition and structural effects | employment rate | coping strategies | urban households | deteriorating economic conditions | women

textabstractFocusing on urban Kenya, this paper attempts to identify the sources of the temporal increase in women’s employment rate between 1986 and 1998. The paper relies on labour survey data, household responses to coping strategies and case studies. The analysis pr... View more
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