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Labour force participation
Working Paper
Gender differences in formal wage employment in urban Tanzania

This paper uses the latest Tanzania labour force survey—the Integrated Labour Force Survey—and a censored bivariate probit model to analyse gender differences in labour force participation and gender bias in formal wage employment in urba...

Labour force participation Formal Regression analysis
Blog
Motherhood and the gender gap in Latin America

Gender gaps in labour supply, income, and wages are still large despite the remarkable convergence of roles of men and women in labour markets over the last century...

Gender Motherhood Women's work
Blog
Barriers to opportunity for students in Mozambique: In their own words

Across Mozambique, 1,600 secondary school graduates from technical and vocational (TVET) institutes are being tracked as part of the school-to-work transition survey of the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme — the country’s first lo...

School-to-Work Labour force participation Education policy
Journal Article
Settlement and labour force outcomes for Afghan immigrants and their children in Canada

Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration

Afghan immigrants Canada Labour force participation
Blog
The labour market implications of COVID-19 for Bangladeshi women

With the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bangladesh on 8 March 2020 and the initiation of a lockdown on 26 March 2020, 1 the livelihoods of a significant number of people were under serious threat — with women most likely to suffer the wors...

COVID-19 Gender inequality Labour force participation
Research Brief
The gender wage gap in post-apartheid South Africa

The World Bank reports that the world loses US$160 trillion in human capital wealth due to gender wage inequality every year. Inequality is not just an issue of fairness...

Labour force participation Gender gap Wage gap
Working Paper
Distributional changes in the gender wage gap in the post-apartheid South African labour market

This paper investigates the evolution of the gender wage gap in South Africa, using the 1993–2015 Post-Apartheid Labour Market Series data set. The changes in the gap are heterogeneous across the wage distribution...

Labour force participation Gender gap Wage gap
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
Working Paper
Settlement and labour force outcomes for Afghan immigrants and their children in Canada

Past research suggests that Afghan immigrants and their children face challenges in settlement, stemming from the impact of displacement, language barriers, poor health, limited education, limited knowledge of or access to services, and discriminatio...

Afghan immigrants Canada Labour force participation
Working Paper
Are caste categories misleading?: The relationship between gender and jati in three Indian states

This paper examines the relationship between caste and gender inequality in three states in India...

Autonomy Caste Gender
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