Essays in Labor and Development Economics

Essays in Labor and Development Economics

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This dissertation consists of three essays related to Labor and Development Economics. The first essay explores the gender effects of global integration brought about through trade liberalization, by looking at changes in gender segregation by occupation and sector of labor market in India. Trade can impact occupational gender segregation by increasing competition and changing the existing industrial and occupational structure. In addition trade liberalization affects gender segregation across sectors by causing a gender differentiated reallocation of labor between formal and informal sectors. Our results indicate a decline in occupational gender segregation and a rise in sect oral gender segregation with trade liberalization.Specifically, we use Punjab and Haryana as the control statesa€ that continued to have English from the first grade in their public schools at the time when West Bengal experienced the change in its language policy. Similar to the previousanbsp;...


Title:Essays in Labor and Development Economics
Author: Shilpi Kapur
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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