Maternal Employment And Child Health
Global Issues and Policy Solutions
Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies Department, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, US
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As women’s labor force participation has risen around the globe, scholarly and policy discourse on the ramifications of this employment growth has intensified. This book explores the links between maternal employment and child health using an international perspective that is grounded in economic theory and rigorous empirical methods.
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Women’s Employment Around the Globe 3. Conceptual Framework 4. Existing Evidence on Maternal Employment and Child Health 5. Data and Methodology 6. New Results for South and Southeast Asia 7. Conclusion and Policy Implications Bibliography Index