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    Community programs and women’s participation: the Chinese experience

    World Bank, 2001
    Using household-level data specifically collected for the purpose of evaluation, this paper empirically evaluates the impact on household income of a rural program in China that focuses on increasing women’s economic and social participation in the local community.Findings:the program substantially increases women’s participation and household income, and also generates positive
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    Enhancing women’s economic options: fulfilling the Beijing Commitment

    International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2000
    The platform for Action adopted at Beijing outlined 12 critical areas of concern as necessary for advancing the status of women.
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    Lessons from Uganda on strategies to fight poverty

    World Bank, 2001
    Using household data specifically collected for the purpose of evaluation, this paper evaluates the impact on household income of a rural program in China that focuses on increasing women's economic and social participation in the local community.The paper finds that the program substantially increases women's participation and household income, and also generates positive social benefits.
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    The gender implications of public sector downsizing: the reform program of Vietnam

    World Bank, 1999
    This article studies how men and women may be affected differently by major economic reforms and, especially, by public sector downsizing.The article:uses employment data to assess the prospects for women to get salaried jobsestimates Mincerian equations to predict how reforms could affect the gender gap in labor earningsit analyzes the correlation between female employment and
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    Perspectives on Africa's development

    UN Economic Commission for Africa, 2000
    This book contains 42 speeches organised in six clusters. The speeches were delivered in the four-year period from February 1996 to February 2000 to disparate audiences in venues around the world. The first cluster deals with the dimensions of development and with the structural underpinnings of economic growth.
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    Gender concerns in South African migration policy

    Southern African Migration Project, 2001
    This paper draws attention to the need for a gender analysis of the South African government’s proposed new policy on international migration, by identifying a number of areas of implicit gender discrimination.
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    The benefits of growth for Indonesian workers

    Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1996
    Does improving the conditions of workers in Indonesia require government interventions?Indonesia's rapid, broadly based pattern of growth has led to a spectacular reduction in poverty in the past 25 years.
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    Women's Work and the Household in Latin America. A discussion of the literature

    Danish Institute for International Studies, 1999
    The paper discusses the existing literature on women's work and the household in Latin America. This should be seen in the context of women increasingly entering the labour market in Latin America - as increasing interest among academics for exploring the complexities of the household. One can distinguish between three 'angles' taken by the studies.
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    Through a gender lens: Resources for Population, Health and Nutrition Projects

    Family Health International, 1998
    Reviews existing models and methodologies for incorporating a gender perspective into U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) development initiatives.
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    'The rich are just like us only richer?: poverty functions or consumption functions?

    Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1995
    The concept of a poverty function is introduced, modelling the shortfall of household consumption from the poverty line as a function of reduced form determinants such as human capital and land holdings. The model is estimated using a tobit and data from Uganda.

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