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Preschool Availability and Female Labor Force Participation : Evidence from Indonesia (English)

At 50.9 percent, female labor force participation in Indonesia is far below the regional average of 60.8 percent. Is it being hindered by a lack of affordable childcare services in the country? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8915 JUN 25, 2019

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Women Farmers in Timor-Leste : Bridging the Productivity Gap (English)

While the presence of gender gaps in agricultural productivity is common to many developing countries, understanding the country-specific mechanisms behind them is fundamental for designing policies that can improve the lives of women and men in the agriculture sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 132609 NOV 01, 2018

Gavalyugova,Dimitria Kostadinova; Caminha,Sunita; Verdial,Teresa; Perova,Elizaveta Tetum Disclosed

Women Farmers in Timor-Leste : Bridging the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity (English)

Agriculture is the predominant economic activity in Timor-Leste, with more than 80 percent of households engaged in at least minor farming work, with 70 percent of farmers over the age of 401. ... See More +

Brief 132608 NOV 01, 2018

Perova,Elizaveta; Caminha,Sunita Tetum Disclosed

Women Farmers in Timor-Leste : Bridging the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity (Tetum)

Agriculture is the predominant economic activity in Timor-Leste, with more than 80 percent of households engaged in at least minor farming work, with 70 percent of farmers over the age of 401. ... See More +

Brief 132608 NOV 01, 2018

Perova,Elizaveta; Caminha,Sunita English Disclosed

Women Farmers in Timor-Leste : Bridging the Productivity Gap (Tetum)

While the presence of gender gaps in agricultural productivity is common to many developing countries, understanding the country-specific mechanisms behind them is fundamental for designing policies that can improve the lives of women and men in the agriculture sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 132609 NOV 01, 2018

Gavalyugova,Dimitria Kostadinova; Caminha,Sunita; Verdial,Teresa; Perova,Elizaveta English Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (Vietnamese)

Vietnam's 50 million jobs are a cornerstone of its economic success. The transformation toward services and manufacturing, and impressive labor productivity and wage growth led to plunging poverty rates and globally enviable economic growth over the last decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 129380 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Pimhidzai,Obert; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Demombynes,Gabriel; Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C.; Testaverde,Mauro; Crawford,Michael F.; Perova,Elizaveta; Nguyen,Nga Thi; Aterido,Reyes; Zorya,Sergiy; Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (English)

Vietnam's 50 million jobs are a cornerstone of its economic success. The transformation toward services and manufacturing, and impressive labor productivity and wage growth led to plunging poverty rates and globally enviable economic growth over the last decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 129380 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Pimhidzai,Obert; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Demombynes,Gabriel; Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C.; Testaverde,Mauro; Crawford,Michael F.; Perova,Elizaveta; Nguyen,Nga Thi; Aterido,Reyes; Zorya,Sergiy; Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

Does access to preschool increase women’s employment? (English)

Female labor force participation (FLFP) in Indonesia lags behind other countries in the region. Building on previous work that shows that unmet childcare needs are associated with low FLFP in Indonesia, here, we look at the impact of childcare availability on FLFP. ... See More +

Brief 129308 JUL 01, 2018

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)

Differences in earnings between male and female workers persist in developed and developing countries despite a narrowing of gender gaps in educational attainment over the past half-century. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8433 MAY 09, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)

Despite making significant progress in educational attainment and labor force participation, women in Vietnam continue to earn less than men, which is partly explained by their sorting into lower paid occupations. ... See More +

Brief 124438 MAR 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta Vietnamese Disclosed

Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (Vietnamese)

Despite making significant progress in educational attainment and labor force participation, women in Vietnam continue to earn less than men, which is partly explained by their sorting into lower paid occupations. ... See More +

Brief 124438 MAR 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta English Disclosed

Gender streaming in Vietnam (English)

We examine the gender wage gap in Vietnam and show that a non-trivial part of the gap is associated with occupational sorting. We consider three explanations for why occupational sorting emerges. ... See More +

123477 JAN 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Preschool Availability and Female Labor Force Participation : Evidence from Indonesia (English)

Female labor force participation (FLFP) in Indonesia lags behind other countries in the region and has remained more or less unchanged since 1990. ... See More +

123476 OCT 01, 2017

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? : Dapatkah layanan pengasuhan anak meningkatkan hasil bursa kerja perempuan di Indonesia? (Bahasa (Indonesian))

In this brief, the authors explore whether lack of access to childcare is a constraint to female labor force participation (LFP) in Indonesia, a country where female LFP lags far below the regional average. ... See More +

Brief 113927 MAR 01, 2017

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? (English)

In this brief, the authors explore whether lack of access to childcare is a constraint to female labor force participation (LFP) in Indonesia, a country where female LFP lags far below the regional average. ... See More +

Brief 113927 MAR 01, 2017

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)

Although women’s police centers have been gaining popularity as a measure to address domestic violence, to date no quantitative evaluations of their impacts on the incidence of domestic violence or any other manifestations of gender equality have been done. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7497 NOV 17, 2015

Perova,Elizaveta; Reynolds,Sarah Disclosed

Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)

Although women's police centers have been gaining popularity as a measure to address domestic violence, to date no quantitative evaluations of their impacts on the incidence of domestic violence or any other manifestations of gender equality have been done. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125428 NOV 01, 2015

Perova,Elizaveta; Reynolds,Sarah Disclosed

5 years in Juntos : new evidence on the program's short and long-term impacts (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled 5 years in Juntos : new evidence on the program's short and long-term impacts, conducted in 2005 till present in Peru. ... See More +

Brief 81193 AUG 14, 2013

Perova, Elizaveta; Vakis, Renos Disclosed

Teenage pregnancy and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean on early child bearing, poverty, and economic achievement : Embarazo adolescente resumen 2013 (Spanish)

The pregnancy project sought to expose the existence, and challenge the validity, of stereotypes about Hispanic women. The charade explored the underlying motivations of the many who responded with a wide range of reactions. ... See More +

Working Paper 83167 JAN 01, 2013

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Favara, Marta; Haddock, Sarah E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Muller, Miriam; Perova, Elizaveta English Disclosed

Improving gender and development outcomes through agency : policy lessons from three Peruvian experiences : Promoviendo la capacidad de decidir y actuar : una ruta hacia políticas mas efectivas (Spanish)

Peruvian public policy is currently focused on economic growth with social inclusion. The Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS)-created in October 2011-leads the sector and promotes evidence-based public policy using three strategic guidelines: 1) matching criteria and mechanisms for the selection of areas and target population, 2) generation of instruments for inter-sectorial and inter-governmental result-based coordination, and 3) activation of monitoring and evaluation procedures to measure interventions' progress and results. ... See More +

Publication 79713 JAN 01, 2013

Perova,Elizaveta; Vakis,Renos English Disclosed

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Preschool Availability and Female Labor Force Participation : Evidence from Indonesia (English)
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JUN 25, 2019 WPS8915 Policy Research Working Paper
Women Farmers in Timor-Leste : Bridging the Productivity Gap (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132609 Working Paper Tetum
Women Farmers in Timor-Leste : Bridging the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132608 Brief Tetum
Women Farmers in Timor-Leste : Bridging the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity (Tetum)
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NOV 01, 2018 132608 Brief English
Women Farmers in Timor-Leste : Bridging the Productivity Gap (Tetum)
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NOV 01, 2018 132609 Working Paper English
Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper
Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper
Does access to preschool increase women’s employment? (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 129308 Brief
Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)
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MAY 09, 2018 WPS8433 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124438 Brief Vietnamese
Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (Vietnamese)
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MAR 01, 2018 124438 Brief English
Gender streaming in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123477
Preschool Availability and Female Labor Force Participation : Evidence from Indonesia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 123476
Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? : Dapatkah layanan pengasuhan anak meningkatkan hasil bursa kerja perempuan di Indonesia? (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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MAR 01, 2017 113927 Brief
Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113927 Brief
Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)
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NOV 17, 2015 WPS7497 Policy Research Working Paper
Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 125428 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
5 years in Juntos : new evidence on the program's short and long-term impacts (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81193 Brief
Teenage pregnancy and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean on early child bearing, poverty, and economic achievement : Embarazo adolescente resumen 2013 (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 83167 Working Paper English
Improving gender and development outcomes through agency : policy lessons from three Peruvian experiences : Promoviendo la capacidad de decidir y actuar : una ruta hacia políticas mas efectivas (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 79713 Publication English