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Gender and Economic Development
Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series (Series title)
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    This report surveys research and policy in the field of gender and economic development, with particular emphasis on economic literature and practice. The begins with a history of gender and economic development thought, and includes a statistical overview of women and men in developing economies, covering data on employment, Millennium Development Goals, and composite indices of gender equality.
    The report is mainly based on an analytical framework for applying gender and economic development concepts to policy by linking production relations in the household to macroeconomy. In the household model, it emphasizes how gender structures the conditions of provisioning, and the consequences for women's empowerment and human capabilities. It contrasts standard economic approaches to macroeconomy with one that reflects how meso-level institutions like markets or the public sector are themselves "bearers of gender", explicitly incorporating the production of human capabilities in the domestic sector. It applies this framework to a survey of current gender and economic development issues, including globalization, liberalization and women's empowerment, the gendered terrain of central bank policy, the relationship between gender equality and economic growth, and the macroeconomics of economic development and care.


    Other titles in Global Urban Economic dialogue series:

    • Community Land Trusts 2012
    • Economic Development and Housing Markets in Hong Kong and Singapore 2011
    • Economic Role of Cities 2011
    • Fiscal Decentralisation in Japan 2012
    • Fiscal Decentralisation in Philippines 2011
    • Fiscal Decentralisation in Zambia 2013
    • Gender and Economic Development 2011
    • Guide to Financing Infrastructure and Basic Services 2013
    • Impact of Climate Change on Urban Residents 2012
    • Impact of Global Financial Crisis on Housing Finance 2011
    • Infrastructure for Poverty Reduction and Economic Development in Africa 2011
    • Microfinance, Poverty Reduction and Millennium Development Goals 2011
    • Organisation, Management and Evaluation of Housing Cooperatives in Kenya 2010
    • Property Tax Regimes in East Africa 2013
    • Property Tax Regimes in Europe 2013
    • Public-Private Partnership in Housing and Urban Development 2011
    • Small Town Development Approaches 2013
    • The Sub Prime Crisis: The Crisis of Over-Spending 2011
    • Unleashing the Economic Potential of Agglomeration in African Cities 2013




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    ISBN Series Number: 978-92-1-132027-5
    ISBN: 978-92-1-132335-1
    HS Number: 033/11E
    Series Title: Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series
    Pages: 166
    Year: 2011
    Publisher: UN-HABITAT
    Co-Publisher : - Not available -
    Languages: English
    Themes: Gender, Urban and Regional Economy, Urban Economy and Financing Shelter, Social Inclusion
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    Branch/Office: Urban Economy Branch
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