Masood, Tariq and Ahmad, Mohd. Izhar (2009): An Econometric Analysis of Inter-State Variations in Women’s Labour Force Participation in India.
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The study attempts to investigate the factors responsible for the inter-state variations in women’s labour force participation in India by using the NSSO 61st round (2004-05) data. Two separate regression models for rural and urban women between women’s labor force participation as dependent variable and its various possible determinants have been estimated to identify the factors determining the rural and urban women’s labour force participation by using cross sectional data of all states and union territories of India. Our findings suggest that Personal variables education and wages are significant determinants of urban women’s labour force participation but not of rural women’s labour force participation. Other important determinants of women’s labour force participation are sex ratio, Muslim population, SC and ST population and Unemployment rate.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||An Econometric Analysis of Inter-State Variations in Women’s Labour Force Participation in India|
|Keywords:||Women’s Labour Force Participation, Interstate Variations, India|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J21 - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J7 - Labor Discrimination > J71 - Discrimination
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C21 - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions
|Depositing User:||Tariq Masood|
|Date Deposited:||15. Dec 2009 07:32|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:36|
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