Women at Work: An Economic Perspective

Paperback | June 15, 2005

EditorTito Boeri, Daniela del Boca, Christopher Pissarides

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This title includes the following features: Provides a useful review of the issues and literature on the topic; Provides up-to-date, comparable quantitative evidence on differences in the experience of women; Draws on a range of expert contributors

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This title includes the following features: Provides a useful review of the issues and literature on the topic; Provides up-to-date, comparable quantitative evidence on differences in the experience of women; Draws on a range of expert contributors

Tito Boeri is Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, Milan and Director of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti. He is research fellow of CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research) and of the Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan. Tito Boeri obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University and was senior economi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:292 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:June 15, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199281886

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Women in the Labour Force: How Well is Europe Doing?1. Introduction2. Some facts about women's employment patterns3. What explains women's employment patterns?4. Job segregation5. Wage gaps6. The consequences of rising female participation for other workers7. What should polcy do?Comments by Florence JaumotteComments by Richard RogersonLabour Market Participation of Women and Fertility: the Effect of Social Policies1. Labour supply and fertility in Europe and the U.S.2. Parental work and child welfare3. How does women's work affect family income distribution?4. Taxes, transfers, labour supply and household welfare5. What should policies do?Comments by Valerie LecheneComments by Giovanni Andrea CorniaFinal Remarks by Giuseppe Bertola and Gosta Esping-Andersen