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  • Trade and Women’s Wage Employment

    The main goal of this paper is to address an important question that arises from the interaction between increased participation in international trade, labor markets, and gender inequality; namely, the impact of trade liberalization on women’s access to wage employment in the non-agricultural sector. We empirically address this question by performing fixedeffects and GMM estimations on panel data from a large group of developing economies, and tracing the impact of trade on women’s access to wage employment. Overall, the empirical...

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