Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/148514
Authors: 
Winkler, Anne E.
Year of Publication: 
2016
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2016 [Issue:] 289
Abstract: 
Female labor force participation is mainly driven by the value of women’s market wages versus the value of their non-market time. Labor force participation by women varies considerably across countries. To understand this international variation, one must further consider differences across countries in institutions, non-economic factors such as cultural norms, and public policies. Such differences provide important insights into what actions countries might take to further increase women’s participation in the labor market.
Subjects: 
gender
women
labor force participation
family policies
JEL: 
J2
J16
J18
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Document Type: 
Article

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