Bassetti, Thomas and Favaro, Donata (2011): A growth model with gender inequality in employment, human capital, and socio-political participation.
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This paper proposes an endogenous growth model in which gender inequality in employment has an important role in explaining different development dimensions such as socio-political participation, educational attainments, and working hours, in developed countries. Our model’s predictions are in line with some stylized facts observed across European countries: more equal societies have higher socio-political participation, devote less time to work, and present higher educational attainments and rates of economic growth than less equal ones. Our model suggests that promoting female employment must be accompanied by pro-family policies in order to sustain economic growth and improve quality of life.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A growth model with gender inequality in employment, human capital, and socio-political participation|
|Keywords:||Gender inequality; growth; time allocation; socio-political participation|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J22 - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
|Depositing User:||Donata Favaro|
|Date Deposited:||07. Nov 2011 18:11|
|Last Modified:||20. Feb 2013 03:04|
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