Essays about: "female labor force participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words female labor force participation.

  1. 1. Economic Empowerment: Protection or Risk? : - A quantitative study on economic empowerment and intimate partner violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Signe Wiktorsson; [2022]
    Keywords : violence against women; intimate partner violence; IPV; intimate partner violence against women; IPVAW; economic empowerment; marital dependency theory; relative resource theory;

    Abstract : Violence against women is an issue faced by women all over the world. Violence conducted by a partner or husband is the most common form of violence that women are targeted by. Intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) is internationally recognized as a human rights violation as well as a major global health issue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Paid Parental Leave and Women Labor force Participation : The case of Sweden

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Elvira Gustavsson; Lina Fogel; [2022]
    Keywords : Parental leave; Maternity leave; Paternity leave; Women labor force participation; Equality;

    Abstract : Our paper analyzes how paid parental leave schemes affect female labor force participation in Sweden. We examine this question on municipality level from 2003 to 2019. The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of a policy reform made in 2016 and analyze how it mainly affects women and their participation rate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Land of the Rising Women? Estimating the Effect of Gender Culture on Regional Variations in Female Labour Force Participation in Japan

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Rasmus Salén; Jakob Ringberg; [2022]
    Keywords : female labor force participation; gender culture; regional differences; instrumental variable estimation; latent variable;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the explanatory power of differences in gender culture on persistent regional variations in female labour force participation across Japan. The phenomenon is scarcely studied, and establishing causality has never been the subject of research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Globaliation and Female Labor Force Participation : The case of Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Tifuh Regine Check; [2022]
    Keywords : Globalization; Female; Africa; Labor force participation; Gender; Development.;

    Abstract : Female labor force participation is an essential factor for the economic andsocio-economic development of nations. Closing gender gaps on the Africanlabor market is thus not just a fairness issue, it is good economics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Oil: a curse for gender equality? Evidence from Latin America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Carolina Andrade Pazmino; [2021]
    Keywords : Resource Curse; Gender Equality; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Latin America is considered the most unequal region of the world - and also, its second largest oil producer. Using prior research on resource curse and its potential effects on democracy in the mentioned area, combined with research on gender equality in the Middle East - this paper aims to explore the existence of a potential statistical relationship between oil and gender equality. READ MORE