Capital women the European marriage pattern, female empowerment, and economomic development in Western Europe, 1300-1800 (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Capital women the European marriage pattern, female empowerment, and economomic development in Western Europe, 1300-1800

Author: Jan Luiten van Zanden; Sarah Carmichael; Tine De Moor
Publisher: New York, N.Y. Oxford University Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book demonstrates that women have been and key to understanding processes of development and explores the importance of greater gender equality for financial markets, religious institutions and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Luiten van Zanden; Sarah Carmichael; Tine De Moor
ISBN: 9780190847883 0190847883 9780190847890 0190847891 9780190847906 0190847905
OCLC Number: 1113359398
Description: 278 p.
Contents: List of FiguresList of TablesAcknowledgments1. The broader picture: the global determinants of female agency and economic growth 2. The patterns behind change: origins and features of the European Marriage Pattern3. Effects on human capital formation4. Effect on capital market development5. The effect on the labour market: women's wages, human capital formation and fertility6. The 'dark side' of the EMP? Testing the nuclear hardship hypothesis7. The institutional effect: alternatives for family ties, the role of trust and the emergence of the commercial household8. Beguines: living single and safe9. Conclusion: the EMP in Eurasian PerspectiveReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Jan Luiten van Zanden; Tine De Moor; Sarah Carmichael.

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