RESEARCH NOTE: HOW DID ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TRADEAFFECT WOMEN'S SHARE OF THE LABOR FORCE IN THE 1980s?

  • Carol D. Miller

Abstract

Changes in women's share of the labor force are examined by analyzing data from 40 Less Developed Cmmtries and 20 more advanced industrialized countries. Results show that women did not gain any control of the labor force in the 1980s. Although Less Developed Countries (LDCs) moved toward convergence with advanced industrialized countries on measures of fertility and trade dependence, major economic and social differences remained.

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Published
1999-11-26
How to Cite
Miller, C. D. (1999). RESEARCH NOTE: HOW DID ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TRADEAFFECT WOMEN’S SHARE OF THE LABOR FORCE IN THE 1980s?. Journal of World-Systems Research, 5(3), 463-473. https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.1999.125
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General Section