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Catalyst for Change

Catalyst for Change »

Source: Catalyst for Change : Empowering Women and Tackling Income Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2015/20

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Christian Gonzales , Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , Monique Newiak , and Tlek Zeinullayev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513533384

Keywords: Income inequality, Women, Income distribution, Gender, Labor force participation, female labor force participation, gender equity, inequality, gender inequality, labor force

This study shows empirically that gender inequality and income inequality are strongly interlinked, even after controlling for standard drivers of income inequality. The study analyzes gender inequality by using an...

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data1

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data1 »

Source: Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ata Can Bertay , Ljubica Dordevic , and Can Sever

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513546278

Keywords: Economic growth, Population growth, Labor force participation, Infant mortality rates, Manufacturing sector, economic development, gender inequality, WP, female share, GII

We study whether higher gender equality facilitates economic growth by enabling better allocation of a valuable resource: female labor. By allocating female labor to its more productive use, we hypothesize that red...

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...

Catalyst for Change
			: Empowering Women and Tackling Income Inequality

Catalyst for Change : Empowering Women and Tackling Income Inequality »

Volume/Issue: 2015/20

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Christian Gonzales , Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , Monique Newiak , and Tlek Zeinullayev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513533384.006

ISBN: 9781513533384

Keywords: Income inequality, Women, Income distribution, Gender, Labor force participation, female labor force participation, gender equity, inequality, gender inequality, labor force

This study shows empirically that gender inequality and income inequality are strongly interlinked, even after controlling for standard drivers of income inequality. The study analyzes gender inequality by using an...

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data »

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ata Can Bertay , Ljubica Dordevic , and Can Sever

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513546278.001

ISBN: 9781513546278

Keywords: Economic growth, Population growth, Labor force participation, Infant mortality rates, Manufacturing sector, economic development, gender inequality, WP, female share, GII

We study whether higher gender equality facilitates economic growth by enabling better allocation of a valuable resource: female labor. By allocating female labor to its more productive use, we hypothesize that red...

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...

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...

Social Spending in Korea:  Can it Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Growth?

Social Spending in Korea: Can it Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Growth? »

Volume/Issue: 2012/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selim Elekdag

Publisher: International Organizations Research Journal

Publication Date: 19 October 2012

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616355326.001

ISBN: 9781616355326

Keywords: Government expenditures, Korea, Republic of, Social safety nets, Labor market reforms, Economic growth, social spending, income inequality, fiscal policy, labor market participation, relative poverty

Going forward, Korea faces two closely related challenges: sustaining economic growth against the backdrop of a rapidly aging population and ameliorating income inequality. This paper argues that a gradual increase...

Social Spending in Korea:  Can it Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Growth?

Social Spending in Korea: Can it Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Growth? »

Source: Social Spending in Korea: Can it Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2012/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selim Elekdag

Publisher: International Organizations Research Journal

Publication Date: 19 October 2012

Language: Russian

ISBN: 9781616355326

Keywords: Government expenditures, Korea, Republic of, Social safety nets, Labor market reforms, Economic growth, social spending, income inequality, fiscal policy, labor market participation, relative poverty

Going forward, Korea faces two closely related challenges: sustaining economic growth against the backdrop of a rapidly aging population and ameliorating income inequality. This paper argues that a gradual increase...

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...