BREAD Working Paper No. 493, October 2016
The Causes and Consequences of Increased Female Education and Labor Force Participation in Developing Countries
Rachel Heath, Seema Jayachandran
This article describes recent trends in female education and labor force participation in developing countries. It also reviews the literature on the causes and effects of the recent changes in female education and employment levels.
Keywords: female labor force participation; education; gender
JEL classification codes: O12; J12; J22; I25