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Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region
			: Part-time work, gender and economic distribution in the Nordic countries

Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region : Part-time work, gender and economic distribution in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289326858

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Gender Equality, Professor of Labour Economics, Cooperation on Gender Equality, Develop Reports and Arrange Conferences, Aim of the Project, Work Affects the Economic Resources

Gender equality in the labour market is a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality. The Nordic Council of Ministers has asked NIKK, Nordic Information on Gender, to coordinate the project Part-Time Wo...

Foreign Direct Investment and Women Empowerment: New Evidence on Developing Countries

Foreign Direct Investment and Women Empowerment: New Evidence on Developing Countries »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment and Women Empowerment: New Evidence on Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rasmané Ouedraogo , and Elodie Marlet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484339732

Keywords: Foreign direct investment, gender development, gender inequality, Globalization: Economic Development, Economics of Gender, General

This paper assesses the effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) on gender development and gender inequality. In fact, FDI through increased labor demand, technological spillovers but mostly through corporate soc...

Banking on Women Leaders: A Case for More?

Banking on Women Leaders: A Case for More? »

Source: Banking on Women Leaders: A Case for More?

Volume/Issue: 2017/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Martin Cihak , Papa N'Diaye , Adolfo Barajas , Annette Kyobe , Srobona Mitra , Yen Mooi , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484318164

Keywords: Bank supervision, Banking, Gender, board of directors, General, Economics of Gender

Using a new dataset, we measure the large gap between the representation of men and women in leadership positions in banks and bank supervision agencies worldwide. Women occupied less than 2 percent of bank CEOs po...

What is Driving Women's Financial Inclusion Across Countries?1

What is Driving Women's Financial Inclusion Across Countries?1 »

Source: What is Driving Women's Financial Inclusion Across Countries?

Volume/Issue: 2018/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Corinne Delechat , Monique Newiak , Rui Xu , Fan Yang , and Goksu Aslan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344460

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Gender, Personal finance, Legal rights, Government Policy and Regulation, Economics of Gender

Using a broad set of macroeconomic country characteristics to supplement a new and comprehensive micro-level dataset for 140 countries, we identify structural factors, policies, and individual characteristics that...

Gender Equality: Which Policies Have the Biggest Bang for the Buck?

Gender Equality: Which Policies Have the Biggest Bang for the Buck? »

Source: Gender Equality: Which Policies Have the Biggest Bang for the Buck?

Volume/Issue: 2018/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , Monique Newiak , Yang Yang , and Edda Zoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353257

Keywords: gender gap, female labor force participation, General, Economics of Gender, Education and Inequality

This paper analyzes the relationship between fiscal and structural policies and gender inequality in education and labor force participation for countries at different stages of development. Due to the substantial...

The Influence of Gender Budgeting in Indian States on Gender Inequality and Fiscal Spending*

The Influence of Gender Budgeting in Indian States on Gender Inequality and Fiscal Spending* »

Source: The Influence of Gender Budgeting in Indian States on Gender Inequality and Fiscal Spending

Volume/Issue: 2016/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , and Asad Zaman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475555219

Keywords: India, Fiscal policy, Asia and Pacific, gender budgeting, gender inequality, Indian states, General, General, Economics of Gender

This study investigates the effect of gender budgeting in India on gender inequality and fiscal spending. Gender budgeting is an approach to budgeting in which governments use fiscal policies and administration to...

Gender Diversity in Senior Positions and Firm Performance

Gender Diversity in Senior Positions and Firm Performance »

Source: Gender Diversity in Senior Positions and Firm Performance : Evidence from Europe

Volume/Issue: 2016/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lone Engbo Christiansen , Huidan Lin , Joana Pereira , Petia Topalova , and Rima Turk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513553283

Keywords: Gender diversity, senior management, firm performance, gender, women, female intensity, labor force, productivity, General, Economics of Gender

This paper examines the link between gender diversity in senior corporate positions and financial performance of 2 million companies in Europe. We document a positive association between corporate return on assets...

Inequality in Financial Inclusion and Income Inequality

Inequality in Financial Inclusion and Income Inequality »

Source: Inequality in Financial Inclusion and Income Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2017/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Goksu Aslan , Corinne Deléchat , Monique Newiak , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484324905

Keywords: Income inequality, Financial inclusion, Sub-Saharan Africa, financial development, gender inequality, Other, Economics of Gender, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

We investigate the link between gender inequality in financial inclusion and income inequality, with three contributions to the recent literature. First, using a micro-dataset covering 146,000 individuals in over 1...

Trends in Gender Equality and Women's Advancement*

Trends in Gender Equality and Women's Advancement* »

Source: Trends in Gender Equality and Women’s Advancement

Volume/Issue: 2016/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , Sakina Shibuya , Lisa Kolovich , and Suhaib Kebhaj

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475592955

Keywords: Economics of gender, gender indicators, indices, women, gender equality, life expectancy, mortality, maternal mortality, General, All Countries

This paper examines trends in indicators of gender equality and women’s development, using evidence derived from individual indicators and gender equality indices. We extend both the United Nations Development Prog...

Asia: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Asia: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts »

Source: Asia : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lekha Chakraborty

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475519914

Keywords: India, Fiscal policy, Cross country analysis, Budgeting, Asia, Asia and Pacific, Australia, Philippines, Korea, Republic of, Gender

This paper reviews gender budgeting efforts in Asia. The countries in the region have achieved mixed success in improving gender equality. Gender budgeting is ideally a fiscal innovation that translates gender-rela...