Female Labour Force Participation Rates in Rural Pakistan: Some Fundamental Explanations and Policy Implications
Labour supply is a key element in socio-economic development, and although the size, growth and composition of population have a strong bearing on its supply in an economy, the actual labour supply is a function of the labour force participation rate defmed as the ratio of the population engaged in or seeking gainful employment to the working-age population. In Pakistan gainful employment means not only work for payor profit but also unpaid help from family members, and the working-age population refers to the group of those aged 10 years or more.
Volume (Year): 26 (1987)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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