Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Chad Steinberg , and Masato Nakane
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 15 October 2012
Keywords: Female Labor Participation, women, policy, workforce, policies, number of children, Labor Economics Policies, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
Japan's potential growth rate is steadily falling with the aging of its population. This paper explores the extent to which raising female labor participation can help slow this trend. Using a cross-country databas...