Pervaiz, Zahid and Chani, Muhammad Irfan and Jan, Sajjad Ahmad and Chaudhary, Amatul R. (2011): Gender inequality and economic growth: a time series analysis for Pakistan. Published in: Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research , Vol. 10, No. 4 (2011): pp. 434-439.
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This paper attempts to analyze the impact of gender inequality on economic growth of Pakistan. An annual time series data for the period of 1972-2009 has been used in this study. We have regressed growth rate of real gross domestic product (GDP) per capita on labour force growth, investment, trade openness and a composite index of gender inequality. The results reveal that labour force growth, investment and trade openness have statistically significant and positive impact whereas gender inequality has a significant and negative effect on economic growth of Pakistan.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Gender inequality and economic growth: a time series analysis for Pakistan|
|Keywords:||Gender inequality; Economic Growth; Time Series|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open Economies
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Irfan|
|Date Deposited:||08. Mar 2012 06:29|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 12:30|
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