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Family policy
Working Paper
Motherhood and flexible jobs: Evidence from Latin American countries

We study the causal effect of motherhood on labour market outcomes in Latin America by adopting an event study approach around the birth of the first child based on panel data from national household surveys for Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay...

child penalty event study female labour supply
Book Chapter
The Prospects for an Imminent Demographic Dividend in Africa :: The Case for Cautious Optimism

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2...

Family policy Human fertility Health
Working Paper
The Prospects for an Imminent Demographic Dividend in Africa: The Case for Cautious Optimism

This paper looks at the prospects of a demographic dividend in Africa in the near future...

Family policy Human fertility Health
Blog
Report from Gender Equality Results Meeting

Roger Williamson The Danish State Secretary for Development Policy Charlotte Slente , welcomed the participants and contributors to the meeting and stressed the centrality of gender equality to Danish development policy ...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Education
Journal Article
Social Transfer Programmes and School Enrolment in Malawi: A Micro-simulation

This paper investigates the impact of social transfer programmes on school enrolment and child labour in Malawi utilizing a micro-simulation evaluation method...

Children Education Family policy
Working Paper
Determinants of Foreign Aid in Family Planning: How Relevant is the Mexico City Policy?

The Mexico City Policy (MCP) prohibits the United States Agency for International Development from providing aid to international non-governmental organizations that provide abortion-related services...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development) Families
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