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Long term trends in the world economy: the gender dimension

  • Howes, Candace
  • Singh, Ajit

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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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 53436.

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Date of creation: 17 Oct 1994
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Publication status: Published in World Development 11.23(1995): pp. 1895-1911
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:53436
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