Investment in women's human capital. (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Investment in women's human capital.

Author: T Paul Schultz
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text explores the nature of human capital distributions to women and their effect on outcomes within the family. Sections cover: the experiences of high-income countries; health; education;  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Paul Schultz
ISBN: 0226740870 9780226740874
OCLC Number: 760579850
Description: vi, 461 p. : ilus. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction by T. Paul Schultz I: Overview and Experience of High-Income Countries 1: Investments in the Schooling and Health of Women and Men: Quantities and Returns T. Paul Schultz 2: Obstacles to Advancement of Women during Development Ester Boserup 3: The U-Shaped Female Labor Force Function in Economic Development and Economic History Claudia Goldin 4: Public Policies and Women's Labor Force Participation: A Comparison of Sweden, West Germany and the Netherlands Siv Gustafsson II: Labor Markets, Uncertainty, and Family Behavior 5: Women, Insurance Capital, and Economic Development in Rural India Mark R. Rosenzweig 6: Information, Learning, and Wage Rates in Low-Income Rural Areas Andrew D. Foster, Mark R. Rosenzweig. III: Health 7: Gender and Life-Cycle Differentials in the Patterns and Determinants of Adult Health John Strauss, Paul J. Gertler, Omar Rahman, Kristin Fox. 8: Quality of Medical Care and Choice of Medical Treatment in Kenya: An Empirical Analysis Germano Mwabu, Martha Ainsworth, Andrew Nyamete. IV: Education 9: Daughters, Education, and Family Budgets: Taiwan Experiences William L. Parish, Robert J. Willis. 10: Gender Differences in the Returns to Schooling and in School Enrollment Rates in Indonesia Anil B. Deolalikar 11: Educational Investments and Returns for Women and Men in Cote d'Ivoire Wim P. M. Vijverberg V: Household Structure and Labor Markets in Brazil 12: Poverty among Female-Headed Households in Brazil Ricardo Barros, Louise Fox, Rosane Mendonca. 13: Gender Differences in Brazilian Labor Markets Ricardo Barros, Lauro Ramos, Eleonora Santos. References Index

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