Discriminatory Laws Against Women: A Survey of the Literature

@article{Roy2019DiscriminatoryLA,
  title={Discriminatory Laws Against Women: A Survey of the Literature},
  author={Sanchari Roy},
  journal={Labor: Public Policy \& Regulation eJournal},
  year={2019}
}
  • Sanchari Roy
  • Published 1 January 2019
  • Psychology
  • Labor: Public Policy & Regulation eJournal
This paper reviews the empirical literature on the existence and impact of gender discriminatory laws on women's outcomes across various domains (categories) that constitute the Women in Business and the Law measure of gender inequality. The evidence to date suggests that there are significant negative consequences of legal gender discrimination on women's outcomes. However, there is considerable variation in the depth of the literature across different domains. In addition, a significant share… Expand
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