Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Vivian Malta , Lisa Kolovich , Angelica Martinez , and Marina Mendes Tavares
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 23 May 2019
Keywords: Demographic indicators, Labor force participation, Nonmetropolitan areas, Social security, Human capital, Informal Economy, Gender Gaps, sub-Saharan Africa, Senegal., gender gap
In sub-Saharan Africa women work relatively more in the informal sector than men. Many factors could explain this difference, including women's lower education levels, legal barriers, social norms and demographic c...