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Economic impacts of child marriage : work, earnings and household welfare brief (English)

The brief summarizes results from an analysis of the impacts of child marriage on women's work (specifically, labor force participation and type of work held), earnings and productivity and household welfare. ... See More +

Brief 116835 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; Kes,A. Disclosed

Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India (English)

This paper uses successive rounds of National Sample Survey Organization data from 1993-94 to 2011-12, and draws from census data. This paper (i) provides a description of nearly two decades of patterns and trends in female labor force participation in India; (ii) estimates the extent of the recent decline in female labor force participation; and (iii) examines and assesses the contribution of various demographic and socioeconomic factors in explaining the female labor force participation decision and the recent the drop. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8024 APR 04, 2017

Andres,Luis Alberto; Dasgupta,Basab; Joseph,George; Abraham,Vinoj; Correia,Maria C. 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

Performance of female employers in Turkey (English)

It is well documented that economic participation of women is very low in Turkey compared to that of men in the country. This gender disparity in economic participation is valid not only for participation in the labor market as a wage employee but also for entrepreneurship. ... See More +

Working Paper 102015 DEC 01, 2015

Cebeci,Tolga Disclosed

An analysis of public programs related to women’s entrepreneurship and access to labor markets (English)

In the recent years, economic performance in Turkey has been praised due to its sustainedgrowth trends, stability and capacity to weather the global financial crisis. ... See More +

Working Paper 110296 DEC 01, 2015

Goksen,Fatos; Olcay,Ozlem Altan; Alniacik,Ayse; Deniz,Ceren G. Disclosed

Women, business, and the law 2010 : measuring legal gender parity for entrepreneurs and workers in 128 economies : Summary (English)

This report presents indicators based on laws and regulations affecting women's prospects as entrepreneurs and employees. Several of these indicators draw on the Gender Law Library, a collection of over 2,000 legal provisions impacting women's economic status. ... See More +

Working Paper 62657 MAR 17, 2010

Holtz, Paul [editor]; Ramalho,Rita Disclosed