Session 98:
Gender, Livelihoods and Labor Markets

Friday, May 2
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Grand Ballroom F
3rd Floor

Chair: Cheryl Doss, Yale University
Discussant: Deborah Levison, University of Minnesota

  1. Accounting and Counting Housewives Work: Low-Income Migrant Women's Informal Income Generating Activities in Urban TurkeySaniye Dedeoglu, University of Southampton

  2. Is Bangladesh Experiencing a 'Feminization' of the Labour Force?Simeen Mahmud, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS)

  3. Maquiladoras and Market Mamas: Women's Work and Child Care in Guatemala City and AccraAgnes R. Quisumbing, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Marie Ruel, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  4. Gender and Intergenerational Transfer of the Farm: It’s Influence on Multiple Job-Holding and On-Farm Decision-Making among U.S. Farm WomenJill L. Findeis, Pennsylvania State University; Hema Swaminathan, Pennsylvania State University

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