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- DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 1995This paper considers current changes in the international economic context as they affect the evolution of employment structures, and analyses their implications for women's employment in the trade-related manufacturing and services sectors.DocumentPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1999Relative earnings for Korean women across education groups dropped substantially between 1971 and 1983. The pronounced recovery after 1983 is largely explained by a strong compression in market returns to skills. Between 1971 and 1983, Korea's mean gender earnings ratio remained virtually stagnant at 47 percent. But after 1983, the earnings ratio took a distinct turn upward.DocumentInternational Institute for Labour Studies, ILO, 1995Regional report starts with a description of basic indicators of the five South Asian countries Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. . Section II discusses some basic concepts of poverty. In section III, the so-called direct and indirect approaches to poverty alleviation and economic growth are described.DocumentInternational Institute for Labour Studies, ILO, 1994Review for sub-Saharan Africa, examines the English-language literature and focuses on four important dimensions of exclusion: (i) exclusion from agricultural land; (ii) exclusion from agricultural livelihood; (iii) exclusion from formal and informal employment; (iv) exclusion from organization and representation.Paper is organized in six sections.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1998Researching the uneven impact of globalisation (mainly trade) on women and men in developing countries. It aims to construct and apply models to analyse the effects of trade liberalisation on the monetary economy, the household economy and the interactions between them.DocumentInternational Labour Review, ILO, 1997The segmentation of occupations on the basis of workers' sex is an important labour market phenomenon deserving greater attention from policy-makers and lay persons concerned about equality, efficiency and social justice. This is demonstrated in the major new study undertaken by the author, with international comparisons and experiences providing especially valuable insights.DocumentBRIDGE, 1998A major challenge for development policy aimed at reducing poverty is to enable a more equitable distribution of the gains associated with trade expansion and liberalisation. This requires a better understanding of why some countries and social groups are able to benefit more than others from increasing trade flows.DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 1999WWW site for UNIFEM programme on women and international trade. Aims to bring together relevant data on trade issues and their gender-differentiated impact on womenIncludes an overview of issues, list of acronyms, calandar of trade-related events.