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Gender Differences in Other Countries. Gender Differences in Other Countries. Measures which shed light on the differences Women’s LFPR Degree of Occupational Segregation by sex Female-male earning ratios Women’s educational attainment Fertility rate. Gender Differences in Other Countries.

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Gender differences in other countries1
Gender Differences in Other Countries

  • Measures which shed light on the differences

    • Women’s LFPR

    • Degree of Occupational Segregation by sex

    • Female-male earning ratios

    • Women’s educational attainment

    • Fertility rate


Gender differences in other countries2
Gender Differences in Other Countries

  • Measures which shed light on the differences (continuation)

    • The allocation of housework

    • Women’s role in the government

    • Women’s standing before the Law


Labor force participation rate
Labor Force Participation Rate

  • There appears to be a marked difference on the LFPR of women according to the wealth of the Nation

    • In a work by Kristin Mammen and Christina Paxson (Journal of Economic Perspective Vol. 14, No. 4, Fall 2000 pp. 141-164) they show that LFPR decreases up to about $2,500 per capita GDP and then Increases















Segregation index1
Segregation Index

  • Where Mi and Fi represent the percent of males and females working in this job category respectively

  • (see page 389)


Reading and education also a factor
Reading and Education also a Factor

  • Recall that at during the middle ages and well into the XIX century women were not allowed to read

  • Many stories in different cultures of women disguised as man to learn how to read

  • Recall the treatment of women under the Taliban rule where it against their law to teach women to read


Fertility
FERTILITY

  • Clearly the more involved the woman is the act procreation the less ability she will have to participate in the labor force

  • The cultural aspect of fertility is an important aspect of woman’s LFPR

    • THE MACHO……



Women in government
Women in Government

  • Golda Mayer, Margaret Thatcher, are rare exception

  • The Dole’s

  • Hillary Clinton

  • Women of the Senate


Women an the law
Women an the Law

  • Credit Line

  • Child in Divorce

  • Property Rights


Women in third world countries
Women In Third World Countries

  • Women in the Maquila Industry

  • Microcredit

  • Sex Trade

  • Genital Mutilation

  • Philippine Maids

  • Birth Control

    • Regan vs Clinton approach


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