Seguino, Stephanie and Grown, Caren (2006): Gender equity and globalization: Macroeconomic policy for developing countries. Published in: Journal of International Development , Vol. 18, (2006): pp. 1-24.
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This paper reviews the evidence of gender effects of globalization in developing economies. It then outlines a set of macroeconomic and trade policies to promote gender equity in the distribution of resources. The evidence suggests that while liberalization has expanded women’s access to employment, the long-term goal of transforming gender inequalities remains unmet and appears unattainable without regulation of capital, and a reorientation and expansion of the state’s role in funding public goods and providing s a social safety net. This paper sets forth some general principles that can produce greater gender equality, premised on shifting economies from profit-led, export-oriented to wage-led, full-employment economies. The framework is Kaleckian in its focus on the relationship between the gender distribution of income and macroeconomic outcomes.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Gender equity and globalization: Macroeconomic policy for developing countries|
|Keywords:||gender, income distribution, well-being, industrial policy, foreign direct investment, trade, macroeconomic policy|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O2 - Development Planning and Policy
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor
|Depositing User:||Stephanie Seguino|
|Date Deposited:||08. Jan 2008 08:41|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 18:59|
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