Oxford Review of Economic Policy volume 36, issue 4, P743-759 2020 DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/graa049 View full text
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Lisa Kolovich, Vivian Malta, Monique Newiak, David Robinson

Abstract: Abstract A large and growing literature has associated gender equality with better macroeconomic outcomes. However, understanding the channels through which gender equality impacts the economy requires a deeper dive in the main constraints within an economy. Using theoretical and empirical evidence, we explore how gender equality in education feeds into higher human capital levels and thus better macroeconomic outcomes. We also analyse the impact of inequities in the labour market, focusing also…

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