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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]
Published 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
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
Notes Two reports originally presented at a conference of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti held June 2003 in Alghero, Italy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Labor market -- Europe -- Congresses.
Sex discrimination against women -- Europe -- Congresses.
Wages -- Women -- Europe -- Congresses.
Women -- Employment -- Government policy -- Europe -- Congresses.
Women -- Employment -- Europe -- Congresses.
Work and family -- Europe -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Boeri, Tito.
Del Boca, Daniela.
Pissarides, Christopher A.
Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti.
LC no. 2005001817
ISBN 0191535990 (electronic bk.)
9780191535994 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; acid-free paper)
(paperback; acid-free paper)
(hbk. ; acid-free paper)
(paperback; acid-free paper)