Found 2 article(s) for author 'Charity Troyer Moore'

Male Social Status and Women’s Work

Male Social Status and Women’s Work. Rohini Pande, Charity Troyer Moore, 2018, Paper, “Female labor force participation varies significantly across cultural groups within the same country and among countries with similar levels of economic development (Fernandez and Fogli, 2009). Recent studies have emphasized that cultural values and gender norms – standards describing desirable behavior1 – are important determinants of women’s work (see, for instance, Alesina et al. (2013);..Link

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Women and Work in India: Descriptive Evidence and a Review of Potential Policies

Women and Work in India: Descriptive Evidence and a Review of Potential Policies. Rohini Pande, Charity Troyer Moore, December 30, 2017, Paper, “Sustained high economic growth since the early 1990s has brought significant change to the lives of Indian women, and yet female labor force participation has stagnated at under 30%, and recent labor surveys even suggest some decline since 2005. Using a nationally representative household survey, we lay out five descriptive facts about female labor force participation in India that help identify constraints to higher participation. First, there is significant demand for jobs by women currently not in the labor force. Second, willing female non-workers have difficulty matching to jobs.” Link

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