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Long-term trends in the World economy: The gender dimension

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  • Howes, Candace
  • Singh, Ajit

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This paper is concerned with exploring some of the gender implications of certain long term trends which have dominated the world economy in the post World War II period. It analyzes how these trends affect men and women, and to what extent if any, they are in turn affected by gender.
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  • Howes, Candace & Singh, Ajit, 1995. "Long-term trends in the World economy: The gender dimension," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 23(11), pages 1895-1911, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:23:y:1995:i:11:p:1895-1911
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    • F0 - International Economics - - General
    • J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General
    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development

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