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Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors (English)

A range of reasons is cited to explain gender differences in business performance in Africa. Within those, the sector of operations is consistently identified as a major issue. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7503 DEC 02, 2015

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Goldstein,Markus P.; Mcgorman,Laura; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This paper uses data from the Integrated Values Survey, the Life in Transition Survey, and the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey to analyze the relation between age and subjective well-being in the Europe and Central Asia region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7378 JUL 28, 2015

Bauer,Jan Michael; Levin,Victoria; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Nie,Peng; Sousa-Poza,Alfonso Disclosed

Europe and Central Asia - Why should we care about care? : the role of informal childcare and eldercare in aging societies in the ECA region (English)

Without appropriate policies to address the expected rise in the care burden, population aging can reduce women's access to economic opportunities and decelerate future growth, thereby threatening the agenda of poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Europe and Central Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13024 APR 06, 2015

Levin,Victoria; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Rosen,Beth Zikronah Disclosed

Russian Federation gender assessment : Main report (English)

An egalitarian socialist legacy and relatively high and growing levels of income, particularly over the last decade, have translated into fairly equal gender outcomes in Russia along many dimensions. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study ACS7863 FEB 01, 2014

Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Posadas,Josefina Russian Disclosed

Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors in Uganda (English)

Worldwide, female entrepreneurs tend to experience lower productivity and profit than their male peers. One reason for this is that women tend to be concentrated in less profitable businesses. ... See More +

Brief 93894 JAN 01, 2014

Campos, Francisco; Goldstein, Markus; McGorman, Laura; Munoz Boudet, Ana Maria; Pimhidzai, Obert Disclosed

Russian Federation gender assessment (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Russian)

An egalitarian socialist legacy and relatively high and growing levels of income, particularly over the last decade, have translated into fairly equal gender outcomes in Russia along many dimensions. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study ACS7863 DEC 02, 2013

Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Posadas,Josefina Disclosed

On norms and agency : conversations about gender equality with women and men in 20 countries (English)

This report provides tremendous insight on gender norms an area that has been resistant to change, and that constrains achievement of gender equality across many diverse cultures. ... See More +

Publication 76818 APR 12, 2013

Boudet, Ana Maria Munoz; Petesch, Patti; Turk, Carolyn Disclosed

On norms and agency : conversations about gender equality with women and men in 20 countries (English)

Social norms, gender roles, beliefs about one's own capacity, and assets, as well as communities and countries, determine the opportunities available to women and men, and their ability to take advantage of them. ... See More +

Working Paper 74191 JAN 01, 2012

Munoz Boudet, Ana Maria; Petesch, Patti; Turk, Carolyn; Thumala, Maria Angelica Disclosed

Russian Federation gender assessment : Main report (Russian)

An egalitarian socialist legacy and relatively high and growing levels of income, particularly over the last decade, have translated into fairly equal gender outcomes in Russia along many dimensions. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study ACS7863 JAN 01, 2012

Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Posadas,Josefina English Disclosed