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Book Chapter
Excess female mortality in Africa

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Missing women Mortality Gender
Book Chapter
Are caste categories misleading? The relationship between gender and jati in three Indian states

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Autonomy Caste Gender
Book Chapter
Eradicating women-hurting customs: What role for social engineering?

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Social norms Harmful customs Gender
Book Chapter
The effect of China's One Child Policy on sex selection, family size, and the school enrolment of daughters

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Development Education Family planning
Book Chapter
Gender, Islam, and law

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Courts Ethnography Gender
Book Chapter
Why do women co-operate more in women's groups?

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Public goods Gender Bayesian estimation
Book Chapter
Breaking the metal ceiling: Female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Gender Norms Labour market participation
Book Chapter

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Gender Equality Female empowerment
Towards Gender Equity in Development

Early view: When published this book will become Open Access. As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt discrimination, women in the developing world often lack autonomy...

Gender Equality Discrimination
Working Paper
Puzzle me this?: The Vietnamese reverse gender education gap

We investigate within the context of Viet Nam how circumstances at age 15 or 16 relate to completion of upper secondary education four years later...

Gender Education access to education
Working Paper
The gender gap in firm productivity in Rwanda: Evidence from establishment and household enterprise data

Rwanda is one of the countries with the best strategies for women empowerment and gender equality in Africa and globally. Nonetheless, some inequalities exist especially in education attainment...

Gender Economic policy (Business enterprises) Productivity
Working Paper
Rental markets, gender, and land certificates: Evidence from Viet Nam

The way property rights affect land rental market behaviour is one of the key issues in development economics...

Land use Land titling Gender
In the media
UNU-WIDER findings on the positive influence of female elected officials on economic performance makes headlines

Reporting on UNU-WIDER research published in the working paper ‘ Women legislators and economic performance ’, news outlets The Quint and ThePrint.in have published articles discussing the impact of women’s participation in...

Gender Politics Economic growth
Working Paper
Maternal mortality and women’s political participation

Raising women’s political participation leads to faster maternal mortality decline. We estimate that the introduction of quotas for women in parliament results in a 9–12 per cent decline in maternal mortality...

Gender Maternal mortality quotas
Working Paper
Occupational gender segregation in post-apartheid South Africa

In this paper, I show that occupations in South Africa are segregated and stratified not only by race, but also by gender...

Gender Occupational segregation Stratification
Journal Article
Discrimination, Social Capital, and Financial Constraints: The Case of Viet Nam

This paper examines the relationship among gender, social capital, and access to finance of micro, small, and medium enterprises in the manufacturing sector in Viet Nam...

Entrepreneurship Financial constraints Gender
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