Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Bengt Petersson , Rodrigo Mariscal , and Kotaro Ishi
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 19 July 2017
Keywords: Labor productivity, Taxation, Western Hemisphere, Canada, female participation, benefit system, Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
How important are female workers for economic growth? This paper presents empirical evidence that an increase in female labor force participation is positively associated with labor productivity growth. Using panel...