Banga, Rashmi and Bansal, Renu (2009): Impact of trade in services on gender employment in India.
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Trade in services has played a pivotal role in boosting economic growth of India. However, very few studies exist that trace its gender differential impacts. This study makes a pioneering attempt to estimate the impact of exports of services on gender employment in 46 sectors, which include 15 services sectors. Social Accounting Matrix has been used to generate gender employment multipliers and identify sectors where higher exports of services may lead to greater gender employment equality. Further, a primary survey is undertaken to capture the gender differential impact of trade in Information and Technology Enabled Services. Policy implications to gender sensitise trade policy are derived from the results.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Impact of trade in services on gender employment in India|
|Keywords:||Gender and trade in services, Gender employment, SAM, Gender impact of trade in ITES; Gender and trade in services in India|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F16 - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J7 - Labor Discrimination > J71 - Discrimination
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General > J01 - Labor Economics: General
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender ; Non-labor Discrimination
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J23 - Labor Demand
L - Industrial Organization > L6 - Industry Studies: Manufacturing > L60 - General
|Depositing User:||RASHMI BANGA|
|Date Deposited:||28. Nov 2011 19:53|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 20:57|
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