Gender and its relevance to economic performance
AbstractA number of researches reveal a difference in economic behavior between women and men, which may affect macroeconomic outcomes. Such gender differences can be found in decisions on consumption, savings, investment, or risk-taking. The implications are connected to economic performance: improving the status of women and reducing gender inequality may contribute to higher growth rate and greater macroeconomic stability. Importance of genderaware research is well reflected in the efforts by the UN, OECD and the EU to highlight the unfavorable economic consequences of unequal opportunities for women and men in the labor market, particularly. The results of analysis of gender issues are closely connected to macroeconomic policy, which should take into account the benefits of measures reducing gender inequalities. Hungary also needs to take steps to diminish the traditional male-dominant attitudes in order to boost birth rates and to avoid long-term economic stagnation.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
This chapter was published in: György Kadocsa (ed.) , , pages 217-224, 2010.
This item is provided by Óbuda University, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management in its series Proceedings-8th International Conference on Mangement,Enterprise and Benchmarking (MEB 2010) with number 217-224.
economic behavior; economic growth; gender;
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Kornélia Lazányi, 2014. "An Employer of My Liking," Volume of Management, Enterprise and Benchmarking in the 21st century, Óbuda University, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Alexandra Vécsey).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.