Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125339
Authors: 
Pieters, Janneke
Year of Publication: 
2015
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2015 [Issue:] 114
Abstract: 
Women consistently work less in the labor market and earn lower wages than men. While economic empowerment of women is an important objective in itself, women's economic activity also matters as a condition for sustained economic growth. The political debate on the labor market impacts of international trade typically differentiates workers by their educational attainment or skills. Gender is a further dimension in which the impacts of trade liberalization can differ. In a globalizing world it is important to understand whether and how trade policy can contribute toward enhancing gender convergence in labor market outcomes.
Subjects: 
trade
gender inequality
wages
employment
JEL: 
F66
J16
J2
J31
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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