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Women, Work, and the Economy:Macroeconomic Gains from Gender Equity

Author/Editor: Katrin Elborgh-Woytek | Monique Newiak | Kalpana Kochhar | Stefania Fabrizio | Kangni Kpodar | Philippe Wingender | Benedict J. Clements | Gerd Schwartz
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Summary: This SDN discusses the specific macro-critical aspects of women’s participation in the labor market and the constraints that prevent women from developing their full economic potential. Building on earlier Fund analysis, work undertaken by other organizations and academic research, the SDN presents possible policies to overcome these obstacles in different types of countries.
 
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Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 13/10
Subject(s): Women | Labor markets | Gender equality | Employment | Fiscal policy | Developed countries | Emerging markets
Notes: Full text also available in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish, Executive summary also available in French.
 
English  
    Published:   September 20, 2013        
    ISBN/ISSN:   9781475566567   Format:   Paper
    Stock No:   SDN2013EA10   Pages:   41
    Price:   US$10.00        
English  
    Published:   September 20, 2013        
    ISBN/ISSN:   9781475566567   Format:   Paper
    Stock No:   SDNEA2013010   Pages:   41
    Price:   US$10.00        
     
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