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- DocumentAssociation for Women's Rights in Development, 2010While the global economic crisis has hit all Western European countries, it has taken different forms with diverse ‘recovery’ programmes leading to differing impacts on women and gender roles.DocumentAssociation for Women's Rights in Development, 2010The negative trends of the global economic and financial crisis remained in Central Asia throughout 2010. This policy brief reviews the impacts of the crisis on women including rising unemployment, migration, wage discrimination and lack of basic social protection in the female-intensive garment industry. There are examples from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan.DocumentAssociation for Women's Rights in Development, 2010Policy-makers in Asia tend to see the global recession as a mere blip in a process of continuing and dynamic economic growth.DocumentAssociation for Women's Rights in Development, 2010What is the visible impact of the systematic crisis we are experiencing on the situation of women in the region through a Latin American perspective? This brief paper analyses the signs of recovery in several countries in the Latin American region while pointing out the gaps in the formal labour market indicators that evidence the unequal economic prospects for women.Document
Local skill concentrations and district employment growth: A Spatial simultaneous equation approach for IndiaIndira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014Employment data available for India specify only total number of workers (including self-employed and those with regular and casual jobs) in a given year. The focus of this paper is to explore the role of spatial distribution of skills in explaining differential growth rates of employment across Indian districts between the years 2001 and 2011 by using data from Census of India.DocumentIndira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was notified on September 5, 2005 and implemented in three phases covering all districts over time. Although the focus is on augmenting wage employment, it is ambitious in scope and aims to accomplish a number of things.DocumentIndira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014Several countries in the Asia-Pacific region are experiencing demographic changes. Over 60 per cent of the world's youth live in Asia and the Pacific, which translates into more than 750 million young women and men aged 15 to 24 years. They represent a key asset for the countries of this region.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012The question of the role of modern law in triggering social change is of particular importance in societies where customs and norms support the marginalisation of some social groups. This paper focuses on the adherence of agents to a pro-women legal reform in Morocco and the reform of the Family Code which is religious-inspired legislation.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012This paper highlights the Syrian labour market challenges by analysing the determinants of labour force participation rate between 2001 and 2010.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012It is by now well established that Jordan has one of the lowest female labour force participation rates (LFPR) in the world. This paper argues that the decline in labour participation among Jordanian educated women is due to a deteriorating opportunity structure in the Jordanian labour market for these women.