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Challenges to realize the gender dividend: Analysis of the time use patterns in Costa Rica
The gender dividend is considered a potential opportunity for economic growth that comes from an increase in women’s labor force participation. Previous studies conclude that if nonmarket production is included; the gender ...
Income Effect on Labor Outcomes for People Living in Poverty: the case of PROGRESA
This paper studies the income effect of cash transfers on adult labor outcomes. I use data of PROGRESA, a large cash transfer program in Mexico that provides money to households subject to the condition that school aged ...