State of the Art: Advances in explaining women's employment patterns

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dc.contributor.author STEIBER, Nadia
dc.contributor.author HAAS, Barbara
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-03T13:45:26Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-03T13:45:26Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Socio-Economic Review, 2012, 10, 2, 343-367 en
dc.identifier.issn 1475-147X
dc.identifier.issn 1475-1461
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1814/24036
dc.description.abstract This paper provides a multidisciplinary review of research aimed at explaining the substantial differences in women's employment trajectories that still exist within and across countries. It covers research that emphasizes economic and normative rationalities in women's employment decisions and work that focuses more on the structural constraints to women's employment. It discusses recent research developments—conceptual and methodological advances—and based on the identification of central research gaps and methodological challenges, it indicates avenues for future research. Finally, the paper casts a critical view on the ‘explanatory power’ of contemporary research on women's employment and discusses appropriate research designs for the evaluation of policy effects on women's employment. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title State of the Art: Advances in explaining women's employment patterns en
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1093/ser/mwr039


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