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Chapter 9A. Gender Inequality and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 9A. Gender Inequality and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

Income inequality and gender inequality remain high in sub-Saharan Africa. Income inequality has changed little and remains the second highest in the world behind Latin America and the Caribbean region (Figu...

Chapter 9B. Gender Gaps in Financial Inclusion and Income Inequality

Chapter 9B. Gender Gaps in Financial Inclusion and Income Inequality »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

One aspect of gender inequality that may increase income inequality is the gender gap in financial inclusion. An analysis of the relationship between the two concepts is particularly relevant for sub-Saharan...

Chapter 3. Gender Inequality and Macroeconomic Performance

Chapter 3. Gender Inequality and Macroeconomic Performance »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

Economists have extensively studied and discussed the existence, origins, and importance of several types of gender gaps, including in wages, labor force participation, presence in certain occupations, acces...

Chapter 2. Gender Inequality around the World

Chapter 2. Gender Inequality around the World »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

There have been tremendous advances in the elimination of gender inequities around the world, but various challenges remain. Female labor force participation has been rising in many regions; female literacy...

Chapter 6. Tackling Gender Inequality in Asia

Chapter 6. Tackling Gender Inequality in Asia »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

A. JAPAN Chad Steinbe...

Chapter 7. Tackling Gender Inequality in Europe

Chapter 7. Tackling Gender Inequality in Europe »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

7A. UNLOCKING FEMALE EMPLOYMENT POTENTIAL IN EUROPE...

Chapter 9. Tackling Gender Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 9. Tackling Gender Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

9A. GENDER INEQUALITY AND GROWTH IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA...

Chapter 8. Tackling Gender Inequality in the Middle East

Chapter 8. Tackling Gender Inequality in the Middle East »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

8A. GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL...

Chapter 10. Tackling Gender Inequality in the Western Hemisphere

Chapter 10. Tackling Gender Inequality in the Western Hemisphere »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

A. CHILE Lusine Lusin...

Chapter 4. Tackling Income Inequality

Chapter 4. Tackling Income Inequality »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

Attaining a more equitable society and narrowing gender differences are desirable not just from a social equity perspective but also because doing so will benefit the macroeconomy. The previous chapters disc...