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Women"s Work in the World Economy (Volume 4): International Economic Association (Vol. 101) (An International Economic Association Books, No 101)

Nancy Folbre

Women"s Work in the World Economy (Volume 4): International Economic Association (Vol. 101) (An International Economic Association Books, No 101)

by Nancy Folbre

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Published by NYU Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9693234M
    ISBN 100814726062
    ISBN 109780814726068

    book draws on IMF economists’ work to present a number of country studies that highlight the drivers of female economic participation and the cost of gender inequality across various regions. Finally, the book ends with a discus-sion of the role of policies and their impact on women’s economic participation. women composed one-half of the world’s population and performed two-thirds of the world’s work hours, earned one-tenth of the world’s income, owned less than one-hundredth of the world’s property, and were everywhere poorer in resources and poorly represented in positions of power. Little has changed. The Human Development Index.

    A complete introduction to economics and the economy taught in undergraduate economics and masters courses in public policy. CORE’s approach to teaching economics is student-centred and motivated by real-world problems and real-world data.   A report from the McKinsey Global Institute found that if women worldwide matched men in economic participation, the boon would increase the world.

    Sources: Women at Work, Trends , International Labour Organization; Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work, Report of the Secretary-General, E/CN.6//3, December ; Progress of the World's Women , UN Women. Close.   Around the world, the number of women in the workforce remains far below that of men: only about half of working-age women are employed. Women account for most unpaid work, and are overrepresented in the informal sector and among the poor.


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Women"s Work in the World Economy (Volume 4): International Economic Association (Vol. 101) (An International Economic Association Books, No 101) by Nancy Folbre Download PDF EPUB FB2

Women's Work in the World Economy (Volume 4): International Economic Association (Vol. ) (An International Economic Association Books) Hardcover – January 1, by Nancy Folbre (Editor)Format: Hardcover.

Specially commissioned by the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW), this study examines such topics as trade and finance, technological change, agriculture, industry, services, and emerging trends in the international economy as related to women, and concludes with proposals for Cited by: About this book Examines the role of women and men in the economy of the future.

The diverse chapters share a common concern for the effect of public policies on women's work both in the market place and in the home. Empirical studies offer models for further research in the field of women in the economy.

Summary: Examines the role of women and men in the economy of the future. The diverse chapters share a common concern for the effect of public policies on women's work both in the market place and in the home.

Empirical studies offer models for further research in the field of women in the economy. Women in the World Economy An INSTRAW Study Edited by Susan P. Joekes. Womens Work in the World Economy book now, there has been little coordinated research on the role of women in the economics of developing countries, or on the impact of the international economy on women in those countries.

Introduction Examines the role of women and men in the economy of the future. The diverse chapters share a common concern for the effect of public policies on women's work both in the market place and in the home. Empirical studies offer models for further research in the field of women in the economy.

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Women make up a little over half of the world’s population, but their contribution to measured economic activity and growth is far below its potential.

Despite significant progress in recent decades, labor markets across the world remain divided along gender lines, and. Women make up a little over half the world’s population, but their contribution to measured economic activity, growth, and well-being is far below its potential, with serious macroeconomic consequences.

Despite significant progress in recent decades, labor markets across the world remain divided along. UC Brekeley Professor Laura Tyson shares some of her own experiences, observations, and analysis as she makes a case for greater gender parity for economic growth, including how economic policy.

It will be years before women have the same career prospects as men. No country in the world has closed its gender gap. Even as female leaders steer multinationals and major economies, the reality in is a working world which still excludes, underpays, overlooks and exploits half of.

Women and Economics was published to generally positive reviews, and Gilman became “the leading intellectual in the women’s movement” almost overnight. The book was translated into seven different languages and was often compared favorably to John Stuart Mill ’s The Subjection of : Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

Looking at women's power in the home, in the workplace, and in politics from a political economy perspective, Torben Iversen and Frances Rosenbluth demonstrate that equality is tied to demand for women's labor outside the home, which is a function of structural, political, and institutional conditions/5(2).

Violence and harassment in the world of work affects women regardless of age, location, income or social status. The economic costs – a refelction of the human and social costs – to the global economy of discriminatory social institutions and violence against women is estimated to be approximately USD 12 trillion annually.[ 25 ].

Book Description: Looking at women's power in the home, in the workplace, and in politics from a political economy perspective, Torben Iversen and Frances Rosenbluth demonstrate that equality is tied to demand for women's labor outside the home, which is a.

Economic growth around the world is influenced by who is in the workforce and what they are paid. Women’s participation and compensation are shifting under the influence of social and economic trends at the national level and on a global scale.

Wonderful book, full of insights. Women's role changes through history, but the constant is that women have the primary responsibility of early childhood rearing. Women's work always has to be something that could be combined with a safe atmosphere for the children.

When farming was done with little more than sticks, farming was women's work/5(). Women and the Global Economy. Lin Lean Lim The focus is on women in the world of work, but the proposals for action cut across several of the critical areas of concern of the Beijing Platform.

Economic opportunities for the empowerment of women in Africa and the LDCs: Access to credit, land, and markets, United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries. Carve up the world's economic growth a different way and another surprising conclusion emerges: over the past decade or so, the increased employment of women in developed economies has contributed much more to global growth than China has.

Women in the World Today shows how far we have come since Each chapter reflects one of the 12 points in the action plan we developed in Beijing.

It also explores what we need to do now, so that all countries can fully benefit from the wisdom, compassion and energy women bring to.

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation inand headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests.

The first book to integrate the micro-level of families with the macro-level of national institutions, Women, Work, and Politics presents an original and groundbreaking approach to gender inequality.

Torben Iversen is Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy at .