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Labor Market Conditions-Female Labor Supply Nexus: The Role of Globalization in Pakistan

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  • Mujahid, Noureen
  • Muhammad Shahbaz, Shabbir
  • Shahbaz, Muhammad

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This study examines the impact of female wages, unemployment, foreign remittances and globalization on female labor supply over the period from 1980 to 2010. We have applied the ARDL bounds testing to test whether cointegration exists between variables. Our results show that variables are integrated for long run relationship. Moreover, female wages attract female labor supply. Foreign remittances and globalization raises female labor supply but unemployment declines it. The relation between female wages and female labor supply is U-shaped. The causality analysis reveals that female wage, foreign remittances, globalization and unemployment Granger cause female labor supply.

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  • Mujahid, Noureen & Muhammad Shahbaz, Shabbir & Shahbaz, Muhammad, 2014. "Labor Market Conditions-Female Labor Supply Nexus: The Role of Globalization in Pakistan," MPRA Paper 57179, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 07 Jul 2014.
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    Labor Market Condition; Globalization; Female Labor Supply; Pakistan;
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    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business

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