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Feminist Economists Respond To IMF Note "Women, Work, And The Economy: Macroeconomic Gains From Gender Equity"

Publisher: AWID
Author: Mariama Williams
Type: Report
Date: 2014
Keywords: Economic, social & cultural rights, Equality & non-discrimination, Macroeconomics, Poverty, Work
Location in CRTDA: http://www.awid.org/News-Analysis/Friday-Files/Feminist-economists-respond-to-the-recent-IMF-Discussion-Note-Women-Work-and-the-Economy-Macroeconomic-Gains-from-Gender-Equity-Part-1

In this two part series, the authors share various responses to the IMF recent report entitled "Women, Work, And The Economy: Macroeconomic Gains From Gender Equity".  In part one, Dr. Mariama Williams gives a critical analysis of the report, highlighting the positive and shortfalls of its various sections. In part two, Prof. Stephanie Seguino, Assistant Prof. Elissa Braunstein and Dr. Anit N. Mukherjee take a look at some of the shortfalls in the report related to gender wage gap, how macroeconomic policies perpetuate gender inequality, female labour force participation rate (FLFPR) and unpaid care work.
 

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