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PROJECTS: Gender and Employment


  • Gender and Employment in Central Asia

    SIPRI - Stockholm International Peace Research Institute; Tilman Brück

    Project Researchers Click here for more information of the researchers of this project. Introduction The overall objective of this project is to study the position of women in the labour market as well as policies that shape their positio...

  • Girls Empowered by Microfranchising

    Innovations for Poverty Action; Pamela Jakiela

    Project Researchers Click here for more information of the researchers of this project. Introduction Integrating young adults into the formal labour market is a major challenge facing developing nations, particularly in Africa (World Bank...

  • Globalization and the Gender Gap

    University of Michigan; Andrei Levchenko

    Project Researchers Click here for more information of the researchers of this project. Introduction The third Millennium Development Goal is to “Promote gender equality and empower women.” This goal is given some urgency by the fact that...

  • Addressing Gender Inequalities in Earnings and Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Innovations for Poverty Action; Markus Goldstein

    Project Researchers Click here for more information of the researchers of this project. Introduction Youth employment and micro, small and medium sized enterprise (MSME) development are often in the public debate. Governments in Africa ha...

  • Gender Sensitive Policy Reform

    Harvard College; Rohini Pande

    Project Researchers Click here for more information of the researchers of this project. Introduction In 2005, India’s Parliament passed the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, a landmark in social protection legislation for the count...

  • Women's Access to Public Transport and Labour Force Participation

    Duke University; Erica Field

    Project Researchers Click here for more information of the researchers of this project. Introduction This project focuses on the labour market entry situation for women in Pakistan. Social norms against women coming into close contact wit...

  • Fairtrade, Labour Markets and Women's Economic Empowerment in Ethiopia

    Carleton University; Jose Galdo

    Project Researchers Click here for more information of the researchers of this project. Introduction Fairtrade has spread under the promise that it has the power to lift poor smallholder farmers out of poverty by providing them with techn...