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Globalization, Economic policy and Employment: Poverty and Gender Implications

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  • James Heintz
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    When we speak of the impact of globalization on national and local economies, those economies are actually composed of a wide variety of individuals, each class of whom will be effected differently by large-scale economic forces. In this paper, produced for the U.N.'s International Labour Office, PERI Associate Director James Heintz demonstrates how global labor markets are segmented by gender and how any analysis of the impact of macroeconomic policies on growth, employment and poverty reduction needs to be undertaken with this segmentation in mind. Specifically, Heintz addresses �how macroeconomic policies differentially effect women's and men's employment, looking at monetary policy, trade policy, exchange rate regimes and public sector restructuring. Heintz brings his findings together in recommendations for an alternative policy framework of employment-centered, poverty-reducing development.��

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    Paper provided by Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst in its series Published Studies with number heintz_gender.

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    Date of creation: 2006
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    Handle: RePEc:uma:perips:heintz_gender

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    Keywords: employment; poverty; gender; global integration; economic policy;

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    Cited by:
    1. -, Anupama, 2013. "Deficits In Productive Employment In India," Journal of Regional Development and Planning, JRDP, vol. 2(2), pages 87-107.
    2. Kelkar, Govind, 2013. "At the threshold of economic empowerment : women, work and gender regimes in Asia," ILO Working Papers 483478, International Labour Organization.
    3. Pattanaik, Falguni & Nayak, Narayan Chandra, 2013. "Employment Intensity Of Secondary Sector In India: Trends, Patterns And Determinants," Journal of Regional Development and Planning, JRDP, vol. 2(2), pages 157-174.
    4. De, Utpal Kumar, 2011. "Globalisation and cointegration among the states and convergence across the continents: a panel data analysis," MPRA Paper 6166, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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