Discussion Paper No . 2004 / 05 Gender-related Indicators of Well-being

  title={Discussion Paper No . 2004 / 05 Gender-related Indicators of Well-being},
  author={Stephan Klasen},
This paper discusses the rationale as well as the challenges involved when constructing gender-related indicators of well-being. It argues that such indicators are critically important but that their construction involves a number of conceptual and measurement problems. Among the conceptual issues considered are the space in which gender inequality in well-being is to be measured, whether the indicators should track wellbeing of males and females separately or adjust overall measures of well… CONTINUE READING

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