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Do gender wage differences within households influence women’s empowerment and welfare?: Evidence from Ghana

Using household data from the latest wave of the Ghana Living Standards Survey, this paper utilizes machine learning techniques to examine the effect of gender wage differences within households on women’s empowerment and welfare in Ghana...

Gender wage gap Households Women's empowerment
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The influence of household composition on leisure time in South Africa: A gender comparison

This study considers how household composition influences the leisure time of men and women in South Africa, using the South African 2010 Time Use Survey...

leisure household composition Gender inequality
Working Paper
Socioeconomic and cultural drivers of women’s formal work in rural Ghana

We study socioeconomic indicators of female labour force participation in off-farm formal employment in a subsistence agriculture setting in northern Ghana, where a new commercial farm provides a positive demand shock for low-skilled labour...

Female labour force participation Ghana Decision making
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Gender, age cohort, and household investment in child schooling: New evidence from sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa continues to post one of the highest gender gaps in educational outcomes in the world. Gender gaps in educational outcomes might be attributed to an uneven allocation of household resources towards the schooling of boys and girls...

Educational expenditures Gender bias Human capital
Journal Article
Commodity Prices and Intra-Household Labor Allocation

Volatility in commodity markets poses a distinct risk to farmers in developing countries who rely on cash crop agriculture...

Households Income Labour supply
Book Chapter
Intra-household bargaining in poor countries

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Households Efficiency Development
Working Paper
Intra-household bargaining in poor countries

This paper is intended to bridge the theoretical literature describing efficient intra-household behaviour and the development literature that collects empirical regularities pointing toward the existence of strategic decision-making among spouses...

Households Efficiency Development
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Presentation - AL9

The title of the lecture is ‘The World is not Flat: Inequality and Injustice in our Global Economy’. The reference to ‘flatness’ alludes to the more level playing field due to globalization that has enabled China, India, and...

Inequality Justice Globalization
Working Paper
The power to choose: Gender balance of power and intra-household educational spending in India

We assess the effect of female bargaining power on the share of educational expenditures in the household budget in India...

Collective bargaining Education Feminist economics
Working Paper
Coffee price volatility and intra-household labour supply: Evidence from Vietnam

Volatility in commodity markets poses an acute risk to farmers in developing countries who rely on cash crop agriculture...

Households Income Labour supply
Video
Special Session on South Africa 2

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 3.2

Health Poverty Economic surveys
Video
The Poorest and Most Excluded

Conference on Inequality—Measurement, trends, impacts, and policies - Parallel 1.3

Poverty Children Households
Video
Social Protection

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.2

Households Natural disasters Credit
Video
Sustainable Energy

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 3.2

Climate change Households Energy infrastructure
Working Paper
Gender-based violence and gender bias in schooling decision: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa

This paper examines the impact of gender based violence against women and girls (GBV), in the environment the children live in, on school attendance, school achievement, as well as boys’ and girls’ dropouts...

Education Families Households
Working Paper
Income and price elasticities of demand in South Africa: An application of the linear expenditure system

This paper investigates the expenditure patterns of South African households using detailed cross-sectional expenditure and price data...

Aeronautics Consumption Food supply
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