Varieties of gendered inequality outcomes

by Rosa Mulè, (University of Bologna)

Little effort has been made to detect how different labour market regimes affect gender inequality, particularly during macroeconomic shocks and instability, such as the global financial crisis. A new book by Rosa Mulè and Roberto Rizza offers re-interpretation of labour market policy regimes from a gender perspective. Drawing on the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) datasets, the book studies gender inequality trends before and after the global financial crisis across eight high-income countries. The study uses several analytical techniques, including the framework of decomposition analysis and quantile regression.

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March 15, 2023 | News