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About this product
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication01/06/2005
- GenreEconomics: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published2005
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content NoteNumerous charts and tables
- Weight426 g
- Width156 mm
- Height233 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Edited byChristopher Pissarides,Daniela del Boca,Tito Boeri
- Table Of ContentsWOMEN IN THE LABOUR FORCE: HOW WELL IS EUROPE DOING? ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Some facts about women's employment patterns ; 3. What explains women's employment patterns? ; 4. Job segregation ; 5. Wage gaps ; 6. The consequences of rising female participation for other workers ; 7. What should polcy do? ; Comments by Florence Jaumotte ; Comments by Richard Rogerson ; LABOUR MARKET PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN AND FERTILITY: THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL POLICIES ; 1. Labour supply and fertility in Europe and the U.S. ; 2. Parental work and child welfare ; 3. How does women's work affect family income distribution? ; 4. Taxes, transfers, labour supply and household welfare ; 5. What should policies do? ; Comments by Valerie Lechene ; Comments by Giovanni Andrea Cornia ; Final Remarks by Giuseppe Bertola and Gosta Esping-Andersen
- Author BiographyTito 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 Policy Research) and of the Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan. Tito Boeri obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University and was senior economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) from 1987 to 1996. Daniela Del Boca is Professor of Economics at the University of Turin and is Director of the newly established Center for Household Income, Labour and Demographic economics (CHILD). She has previously been President of the European Society of Population Economists, Professor at the Politechnic of Milan, Visiting Fellow at the University of Wisconsin, and Visiting Professor at New York University and Johns Hopkins. Christopher Pissarides is Professor of Economics at London School of Economics. He has held visiting positions at Yale University, UCLA, University of California at Berkeley and Harvard University. Christopher is currently a specialist adviser to House of Commons Treasury Committee, a member of the Cyprus Monetary Policy Committee and Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research and IZA.
- PrizesWinner of Co-editor Christopher Pissarides won the Nobel Prize in Economics 2010.
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