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The Determinants, Dynamics, and Details of Female Labor Market Participation in the Developing World

  • 2013-2015
  • Project
Hardy, Morgan, Brown University

Study: “The Determinants, Dynamics, and Details of Female Labor Market Participation in the Developing World”
PI: Hardy, Morgan
Affiliation: Brown University
Funding Partner: IIE
Project Dates:
Start: 2013
End: 2015
Data Source(s):Micro-enterprise and apprentice surveys, panel data, census, networks map
Method(s): Matching
Geographic Location: Ghana

Description:
This research will examine female labor market participation in the informal economy, and how that interacts with fertility outcomes, entrepreneurial success, and business community formation in Ghana. Harnessing resources from a large program evaluation in Ghana, this study encompasses several rounds of data collection from applicants to a national government-funded apprenticeship training program and the microenterprise owners who applied to train these apprentices in their firms in 28 current training evaluation districts.

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