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Explaining the gender gaps in unemployment across OECD countries

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  • Arslan, Yavuz
  • Taskin, Temel

There is substantial heterogeneity in the gender gaps in unemployment across OECD countries. We incorporate labor market conditions, moral hazard and home production into a quantitative model of unemployment. The model can explain most of the gender gaps in unemployment across the OECD countries. We �find that each component is quantitatively important to match the gender gaps in unemployment.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 34873.

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Date of creation: 01 Oct 2011
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