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Women’s Land Rights and Children’s Human Capital in Vietnam
Vietnam’s 1993 Land Law created a land market by granting households land-use rights which could be exchanged, leased, and mortgaged. Using a matched household sample from Vietnam’s 2004 and 2008Expand
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Feminist Economics of Inequality, Development, and Growth
Abstract This study examines connections between intergroup inequality and macroeconomic outcomes, considering various channels through which gender, growth, and development interact. It upholds theExpand
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Mother’s Education and Children’s Nutritional Status: New Evidence from Cambodia
This study uses data from Cambodia’s 2005 Demographic and Health Survey to examine how three measures of children’s nutritional status vary by mother’s educational attainment. To identify mechanismsExpand
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International Trade and the Gender Wage Gap: New Evidence from India’s Manufacturing Sector
Summary This study examines how increasing competitive forces from India's trade liberalization have affected women's relative wages and employment. Neoclassical theory implies that costlyExpand
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International Trade and Gender Wage Discrimination: Evidence from East Asia
The paper explores how competition from international trade affects gender wage discrimination in two open economies. According to neoclassical theory, if discrimination is costly, then increasedExpand
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Credit and self-employment
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Does Trade Promote Gender Wage Equity? Evidence from East Asia
This study explores the impact of competition from international trade on the gender wage gap in Taiwan and South Korea between 1980 and 1999. The dynamic implications of Becker's 1959 theory ofExpand
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Options for Enforcing Labor Standards: Lessons from Bangladesh and Cambodia
This study examines labor standards enforcement and compliance in two Asian economies (Bangladesh and Cambodia) that have amongst the lowest labor costs in the world but are experiencing strongExpand
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The Relationship between LGBT Inclusion and Economic Development: An Analysis of Emerging Economies
When LGBT people are denied full participation in society because of their identities, their human rights are violated, and those violations of human rights are likely to have a harmful effect on aExpand
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Cultural differences in attitudes toward bargaining
Abstract This experimental study tests for cultural differences in attitudes toward bargaining. Individuals’ distaste for bargaining helps to explain why previous bargaining experience has a negativeExpand
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