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Title Women at work : an economic perspective / edited by Tito Boeri, Daniela Del Boca, Christopher Pissarides, with Rolf Aaberge [and others].

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 278 pages) : illustrations.
Series The Rodolfo De Benedetti lecture series
Rodolfo De Benedetti lecture series.
Note Two reports originally presented at a conference of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti held June 2003 in Alghero, Italy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Women's employment patterns: some facts -- Explanations behind women's employment patterns -- Job segregation -- Wage gaps -- Rising female participation: the consequences for other workers -- What policy should do -- Labor supply and fertility in Europe and the US -- Parental employment and children's welfare -- Changes in labor market participation and family income distribution -- Taxes, transfers, labor supply and household welfare -- What policy should do.
Summary Covering employment and wage gender gaps, participation of women, fertility, and the welfare of children, this insightful volume considers the trend towards greater participation of women in labour markets. It addresses the trade-offs involved in increasing participation of women in paid employment, setting out a better informed policy debate about these issues, and paving the way to realistic targets and ways to achieve them. Tito Boeri is Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, Milan. and Director of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti. He is research fellow of CEPR (Centre for Economic.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Women -- Employment -- Europe -- Congresses.
Labor market -- Europe -- Congresses.
Wages -- Women -- Europe -- Congresses.
Work and family -- Europe -- Congresses.
Sex discrimination against women -- Europe -- Congresses.
Women -- Employment -- Government policy -- Europe -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Boeri, Tito.
Del Boca, Daniela.
Pissarides, Christopher A.
Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti.
Other Form: Print version: Women at work. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005 9780199281879 0199281874 (DLC) 2005001817 (OCoLC)57514999
ISBN 9780191535994 (electronic bk.)
0191535990 (electronic bk.)
9780199281879 (hbk. ; acid-free paper)
0199281874 (hbk. ; acid-free paper)
9780199281886 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
0199281882 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)