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Why Are Women Working So Much More in Canada? An International Perspective

Why Are Women Working So Much More in Canada? An International Perspective »

Source: Why Are Women Working So Much More in Canada? An International Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2006/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863529

Keywords: female participation, benefit system, labor force participation, labor market, labor force, employment, labor supply,

This paper analyzes the role of the tax and benefit system in spurring the impressive increase in Canadian female labor participation in the last decade. Using annual panel data for 10 large industrial countries ov...

Revisiting the Determinants of Productivity Growth - What's new?

Revisiting the Determinants of Productivity Growth - What's new? »

Source: Revisiting the Determinants of Productivity Growth - What's new?

Volume/Issue: 2009/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Boileau Loko , and Mame Astou Diouf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873726

Keywords: Productivity growth, female labour participation, principal components analysis, dynamic panel regression, tfp, real gdp, total factor productivity,

This paper studies the main determinants of total factor productivity (TFP) growth using principal component analysis and a dynamic panel data model and, through a case study, explores key areas where accelerated r...

Reducing and Redistributing Unpaid Work: Stronger Policies to Support Gender Equality

Reducing and Redistributing Unpaid Work: Stronger Policies to Support Gender Equality »

Source: Reducing and Redistributing Unpaid Work: Stronger Policies to Support Gender Equality

Volume/Issue: 2019/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cristian Alonso , Mariya Brussevich , Era Dabla-Norris , Yuko Kinoshita , and Kalpana Kochhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514536

Keywords: Unpaid Work, Female Labor Force Participation, Gender Equality.

Unpaid work, such as caring for children, the elderly, and household chores represents a significant share of economic activity but is not counted as part of GDP. Women disproportionately shoulder the burden of unp...

Women Workers in India

Women Workers in India »

Source: Women Workers in India : Why So Few Among So Many?

Volume/Issue: 2015/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Das , Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , and Naresh Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498315005

Keywords: Female labor force participation, labor market regulation, informal labor markets, labor force, labor, labor force participation, labor market, female labor, Economics of Gender, Particular Labor Markets: Public Policy

This paper examines the determinants of female labor force participation in India, against the backdrop of India having one of the lowest participation rates for women among peer countries. Using extensive Indian...

What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia?

What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia? »

Source: What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia?

Volume/Issue: 2015/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuko Kinoshita , and Fang Guo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498329750

Keywords: female labor force participation, fertility, labor market duality, employment, labor, labor force, female labor, regular employment, Labor Economics Policies, Economics of Gender

Both Japan and Korea are trying to boost female labor force participation (FLFP) as they face the challenges of a rapidly aging population. Though FLFP has generally been on a rising trend, the female labor force...

The Gender Gap in Education in Eritrea in 1991-1998

The Gender Gap in Education in Eritrea in 1991-1998 »

Source: The Gender Gap in Education in Eritrea in 1991-1998 : A Missed Opportunity?

Volume/Issue: 2001/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Comenetz , Ales Bulir , and Zuzana Brixiova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451851724

Keywords: Gender gap, growth, girls, female teachers, female education, enrollment rates, Labor Discrimination, Education: Government Policy, Welfare and Poverty: Other,

This paper shows that during the 1990s, and before the 1998-2000 border war with Eritrea, the gender gap in education in Eritrea has widened on the national level, and large regional disparities have persisted. The...

Strategies for Reforming Korea’s Labor Market to Foster Growth

Strategies for Reforming Korea’s Labor Market to Foster Growth »

Source: Strategies for Reforming Korea's Labor Market to Foster Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao , Davide Furceri , Tae-Jeong Kim , Meeyeon Kim , and Jisoo Hwang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498337151

Keywords: labor market duality, female labor force participations, youth employment, reforms, labor market, labor force, employment, unemployment, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation, Labor Economics Policies,

While the Korean unemployment rates are currently among the lowest in OECD countries, the labor market duality and the underemployment in some segments of the population are important labor market challenges, and f...

Good Jobs for Young People A Policy Imperative to Reduce Inequality

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Good Jobs for Young People A Policy Imperative to Reduce Inequality »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

Can you Put a Price on That?: The Cost of Female Guilt at Work

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Can you Put a Price on That?: The Cost of Female Guilt at Work »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

The Snowball Effect: How the Rich Get Richer

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The Snowball Effect: How the Rich Get Richer »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...