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The Output Cost of Gender Discrimination: A Model-Based Macroeconomic Estimate

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  • Jose Tavares

    (Faculdade de Economia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

  • Tiago Cavalcanti

    (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge)

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output per capita in the long-run.

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Paper provided by Society for Economic Dynamics in its series 2008 Meeting Papers with number 684.

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  1. Stephanie Seguino, 2008. "Gender, Distribution, and Balance of Payments (revised 10/08)," Working Papers, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst wp133_revised, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  2. Julio, Paulo & Tavares, José, 2010. "The Good, the Bad, and the Different: Can Gender Quotas Raise the Quality of Politicians?," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 7917, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  3. Thomas Bassetti & Donata Favaro, 2011. "A Growth Model with Gender Inequality in Employment, Human Capital, and Socio-Political Participation," CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY wp14_11, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY.
  4. Stephan Klasen & Francesca Lamanna, 2008. "The Impact of Gender Inequality in Education and Employment on Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Updates and Extensions," Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research 175, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research.
  5. Seguino, Stephanie, 2011. "Help or Hindrance? Religion's Impact on Gender Inequality in Attitudes and Outcomes," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 39(8), pages 1308-1321, August.

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