The Costs of Missing the Millennium Development Goal on Gender Equity

@inproceedings{AbuGhaida2004TheCO,
  title={The Costs of Missing the Millennium Development Goal on Gender Equity},
  author={Dina N. Abu-Ghaida and Stephan Klasen},
  year={2004}
}
At the Millennium Summit, the world community pledged to promote gender equality and chose as a specific target the achievement of gender equity in primary and secondary education by the year 2005 in every country of the world. Based on the findings from a growing empirical literature that suggests that gender equity in education promotes economic growth and reduce fertility, child mortality, and undernutrition, we estimate what the costs in terms of growth, and forgone fertility, mortality and… CONTINUE READING

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