Education and Labor Market Participation of Women in Asia: Evidence from Five Countries*

  title={Education and Labor Market Participation of Women in Asia: Evidence from Five Countries*},
  author={L. Cameron and J. Malcolm Dowling and C. Worswick},
  journal={Economic Development and Cultural Change},
  pages={459 - 477}
  • L. Cameron, J. Malcolm Dowling, C. Worswick
  • Published 2001
  • Economics
  • Economic Development and Cultural Change
  • This paper contributes to the understanding of household decisions of womens labor market participation in Asian societies. It considers the possible impacts of a wifes education on labor participation decisions within the context of a collective model of household bargaining. An empirical analysis of the determinants of participation of married women is also carried out through the use of household-level data from Indonesia Korea the Philippines Sri Lanka and Thailand. It is noted that this… CONTINUE READING
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