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A Global Imperative

A Global Imperative »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2019

Volume/Issue: 56/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484398784

Keywords: Finance and Development, Development, Economic growth, Poverty, Labor markets, Women, advanced economy, childcare, develop economy, gender gap

This issue of Finance & Development discusses need of empowering women, which is critical for the world's economy and people. Unequal or unfair treatment can marginalize women and hinder their participation as prod...

Global Monitoring Report, 2007
			: Confronting the Challenges of Gender Equality and Fragile States

Global Monitoring Report, 2007 : Confronting the Challenges of Gender Equality and Fragile States »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 18 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821369753.019

ISBN: 9780821369753

Keywords: Education, Gender equality, debt, girls, child mortality, maternal mortality

The 2007 Global Monitoring Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) assesses the contributions of developing countries, developed countries, and international financial institutions toward meeting universa...

1 Growth, Poverty Reduction, and Environmental Sustainability

1 Growth, Poverty Reduction, and Environmental Sustainability »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2007 : Confronting the Challenges of Gender Equality and Fragile States

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 18 April 2007

ISBN: 9780821369753

Keywords: Education, Gender equality, debt, girls, child mortality, maternal mortality

Under the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG1), the international community aims to halve the global rate of extreme income poverty—as measured by the share of the population living on less than $1 per d...

Women in the Labor Force
			: The Role of Fiscal Policies

Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2020/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Anna Fruttero , Daniel Gurara , Lisa Kolovich , Vivian Malta , Marina Mendes Tavares , Nino Tchelishvili , and Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529134.006

ISBN: 9781513529134

Keywords: Gender, Labor force policy, Gender equality, Fiscal policy, Labor productivity, Poverty, Poverty and inequality, General equilibrium models, Labor force participation, Labor market policy

Despite the increase in female labor force participation over the past three decades, women still do not have the same opportunities as men to participate in economic activities in most countries. The average femal...

Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment »

Volume/Issue: 2018/029

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498308526.007

ISBN: 9781498308526

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Low-income developing countries, Labor market reforms, Gross national product, gender gap, gender inequality, gender equality, IMF, inequality

"The economic and social imperative for women's economic empowerment is clear. Greater gender equality boosts economic growth and leads to better development outcomes. It contributes to reducing income inequality a...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514536.001

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...

Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment »

Source: Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

Volume/Issue: 2018/029

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2018

ISBN: 9781498308526

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Low-income developing countries, Labor market reforms, Gross national product, gender gap, gender inequality, gender equality, IMF, inequality

"The economic and social imperative for women's economic empowerment is clear. Greater gender equality boosts economic growth and leads to better development outcomes. It contributes to reducing income inequality a...

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 in the Labor Force

Women in the Labor Force »

Source: Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies

Volume/Issue: 2020/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Anna Fruttero , Daniel Gurara , Lisa Kolovich , Vivian Malta , Marina Mendes Tavares , Nino Tchelishvili , and Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529134

Keywords: Gender, Labor force policy, Gender equality, Fiscal policy, Labor productivity, Poverty, Poverty and inequality, General equilibrium models, Labor force participation, Labor market policy

Despite the increase in female labor force participation over the past three decades, women still do not have the same opportunities as men to participate in economic activities in most countries. The average femal...