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Women and political change: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution

@inproceedings{Mallakh2014WomenAP,
  title={Women and political change: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution},
  author={Nelly El Mallakh and M. Maurel and Biagio Speciale},
  year={2014}
}
  • Nelly El Mallakh, M. Maurel, Biagio Speciale
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • We analyze the effects of the 2011 Egyptian revolution on the relative labor market conditions of women and men using panel information from the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS). We construct our measure of intensity of the revolution – the governorate-level number of martyrs, i.e. demonstrators who died during the protests - using unique information from the Statistical Database of the Egyptian Revolution. We find that the revolution has reduced the gender gap in labor force… CONTINUE READING
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