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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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