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Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality

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Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513590363.071

ISBN: 9781513590363

Keywords: Gender equality, gender equality; gender budgeting; fiscal policies; tax spending

Historically, women around the world have had fewer opportunities than men in education, employment, health care, and politics. The moral argument for gender equality is clear, and the economic evidence is mounting...

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...

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Guðný Björk Eydal , Berit Brandth , Ann-Zofie Duvander , Johanna Lammi-Taskula , Tine Rostgaard , and Ingólfur V. Gíslason

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322782

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Area of Gender Equality, Nordic Societies, Childcare, Household, Rights and Obligations

The Nordic countries are often seen as pioneers in the area of gender equality. It is true that the position of women in Nordic societies is generally stronger than in the rest of the world. There is an explicit dr...

The Nordic region - a step closer to gender balance in research?
			: Joint Nordic strategies and measures to promote gender balance among researchers in academia

The Nordic region - a step closer to gender balance in research? : Joint Nordic strategies and measures to promote gender balance among researchers in academia »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Solveig Bergman , and Linda M. Rustad

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325684

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Professors, Gender Balance, Joint Nordic Level, Policy Challenges, Gender and Equality Perspective, Nordic Cooperation

Nearly 80 per cent of all professors in the Nordic region are men. Gender balance in academia is therefore an important research policy issue. Hitherto it has been scarcely debated on a joint Nordic level. This rep...

Gender Budgeting - Integration of a gender perspective in the budgetary process
			: Part report: country reports

Gender Budgeting - Integration of a gender perspective in the budgetary process : Part report: country reports »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313964

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Welfare States, Budgetary Process, Gender Equality Budgeting, Budgetary Process, Finance Ministries

One of the Nordic Council of Ministers' long-term goals is to support the Nordic countries to mainstream a gender equality perspective into the national budget and budgetary process. A further aim is to ensure that...

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries
			: Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries : Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erla Sigurðardóttir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320573

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Family Forms, Welfare Policies, Parental Models, Multi-ethnical Society, Gender-equality, Nordic Countries

What family forms are recognised in established Nordic and welfare policies? Which family values and parental models should be given political priority in a multi-ethnical society? Would part-time leave be ideal fr...

Lessons from the Old Masters on Assessing Equity and Efficiency: A Primer for Fiscal Policymakers

Lessons from the Old Masters on Assessing Equity and Efficiency: A Primer for Fiscal Policymakers »

Source: Lessons from the Old Masters on Assessing Equity and Efficiency: A Primer for Fiscal Policymakers

Volume/Issue: 2017/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vitor Gaspar , Paolo Mauro , and Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484322000

Keywords: equality and efficiency, fiscal redistribution, General, Externalities

How can a society's well-being be measured to include not only average incomes but also their distribution? How can the effects of policies be assessed by considering both equity and efficiency? This primer outline...

Demographic Dividends, Gender Equality, and Economic Growth

Demographic Dividends, Gender Equality, and Economic Growth »

Source: Demographic Dividends, Gender Equality, and Economic Growth : The Case of Cabo Verde

Volume/Issue: 2016/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heloisa Marone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475524246

Keywords: Demographics, Gender Equality, Economic Growth, Employment, Development

This study analyzes Cabo Verde's demographic transition from the perspective of gender equality. As the pace of the demographic transition slows, promoting gender equality and increasing women's labor force partici...

Chapter 6. Middle East and Central Asia

Chapter 6. Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

ISBN: 9781513590363

Keywords: Gender equality, gender equality; gender budgeting; fiscal policies; tax spending

Gender budgeting is struggling to take hold in the Middle East and Central Asia and, despite recent progress in improving conditions for women and girls, gender inequality remains entrenched in most of the r...

Chapter 7. Caribbean and Pacific Islands

Chapter 7. Caribbean and Pacific Islands »

Source: Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

ISBN: 9781513590363

Keywords: Gender equality, gender equality; gender budgeting; fiscal policies; tax spending

Gender inequality in the public and private spheres remains significant in the Caribbean and Pacific regions, despite efforts in several countries to experiment with integrating gender equality goals into na...