Value and devalue of women’s Work in China and India ----Unanswered Three Questions. Feng Yuan 2014.09.26. Three questions. As “new engine of world economy”, Why gender gap of labour force participation keep expanding? Why gender gap of income remain huge?
Value and devalue of women’s Workin China and India----Unanswered Three Questions
As “new engine of world economy”,
Estimated Earned Income (PPP, USD)
Unmarried women earn less than married, divorced and widowed married women in both urban and rural China ; being mother with child younger than 6 can decline the income(Jiang Yongping.2013, pp 195 & 198).
However, married male managers earned more than single while married female managers earned less than single, after controlling for other individual characteristics and firm variables.
The total compensation was,on average, 34.1% lower for females and for males (162,400: 246,400 , 2006). The compensation comprised base wage, bonus, stock options, and profit sharing.
About 27.6 % of the gender pay gap is explained by the firm size (measured by the registered capital), 12.0 % by business training, about 10.7 % by marital status .
(now women 1 and 1.5 hr longer than men, daily, ten year before was 1.5 and 3+ hr longer
China Overall view
Human Development Index
Gender Equality Indicators
Green: top 10
Pink: middle 11
Red: bottom 10
Can we waiting for 150 year to close gender pay gap…
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