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War and women's work : evidence from the conflict in Nepal (Inglês)

This paper examines how Nepal's 1996-2006 civil conflict affected women's decisions to engage in employment. Using three waves of the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey, the authors employ a difference-in-difference approach to identify the impact of war on women's employment decisions. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS5745 AUG 01, 2011

Menon, Nidhiya; Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen Disclosed

International trade and wage discrimination : evidence from East Asia (Inglês)

This study explores the impact of competition from international trade on wage discrimination by sex in two highly open economies. If discrimination is costly, as posited in neoclassical theory based on Becker (1959), then increased industry competitiveness from international trade reduces the incentive for employers to discriminate against women. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS3111 AUG 31, 2003

Berik, Gunseli; Van der Meulen Rodgers, Yana; Zveglich, Joseph E.

Protecting women and promoting equality in the labor market : theory and evidence (Inglês)

Social policies designed to protect female workers and promote workplace equality have controversial effects on labor market outcomes. Working-hour restrictions and mandated maternity benefits help to safeguard women's family responsibilities and ensure their physical security, but these regulations can raise the cost to firms of hiring women. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho (Série Numerada) 20778 NOV 30, 1999

Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen

A reversal of fortune for Korean women : explaining the 1983 upward turn in relative earnings (Inglês)

Between 1971 and 1983, Korea's mean gender earnings ration remained virtually stagnant at 47 percent. But after 1983, the earnings ration took a distinct turn upward. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS1764 MAY 31, 1997

van der Meulen Rodgers, Yana