Gender Influence on Part-time Working: An Empirical Study upon the EU and Turkey
AbstractIn this empirical study, itâ€™s investigated differences of part-time working rates between men and women in the period of 2000-2012. 17 members of the EU and Turkey -as a candidate country- are participated in the study. Turkey is participated into the study too, because Turkey must adapt the most of the regulations of EU as a candidate member of the Union. The data are collected from OECD and World Bank statistics web site. Beyond that many database indicate part-time employment rates for both common and national definition of part-time working for statistical purpose. According to this itâ€™s aimed to determine whether there is a significant difference between part-time working rates that are based on common and national definition. In the literature, there are some studies that investigate fertility rates and part-time employment rates of women. The correlation of these two variables that are belonged the years 2000-2012 is tested and the findings are indicated in the study. Furthermore, itâ€™s analyzed the rate differences of part-time working for men and women in the period of 2000-2012.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Society for the Study of Business & Finance in its journal International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science.
Volume (Year): 3 (2014)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
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