Women’s Labour Contribution to Productivity and Efficiency in Agriculture: Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh

Abstract

This paper examines the contribution of women’s labour input to productivity and efficiency in crop farming using a large survey dataset of 1,839 households from 16 villages in two agroecological regions of Bangladesh. Results reveal that female labour accounts for a substantial 28% of total labour use (mainly supplied from the family) and contributes… (More)

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