Challenges to realize the gender dividend : analysis of the time use patterns in Costa Rica

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dc.contributor.author Jiménez Fontana, Pamela
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-17T20:01:01Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-17T20:01:01Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri http://biblioteca.ccp.ucr.ac.cr/handle/123456789/1318
dc.description.abstract The gender dividend is considered a potential opportunity for economic growth that comes from an increase in women’s labor force participation. Previous studies conclude that if nonmarket production is included; the gender dividend would be higher. However, considering that the domestic production has a low economic value in the market, most of the opportunities of the gender dividend come from a higher female labor force participation. Furthermore, nonmarket production might be considered a barrier that women face to increase their participation in the work force. This article analyze the time use patterns of nonmarket production and consumption of the Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica using the National Time Transfer Account methodology. The article also disaggregates the main activities of non-remunerated production by working status. In addition, a potential unmet demand for childcare is estimated. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Population Association of America en
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-CompartirIgual 3.0 Costa Rica *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/cr/ *
dc.subject Cuentas de transferencias nacionales es
dc.subject Género es
dc.subject Transferencias es
dc.title Challenges to realize the gender dividend : analysis of the time use patterns in Costa Rica en
dc.title.alternative Population Association of America. Presented in Session P1. Marriage, Unions, Families, and Households. en
dc.type Article en


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