Explaining the MENA paradox: Rising educational attainment yet stagnant female labor force participation

BACKGROUND Despite rapidly rising female educational attainment and the closing, if not reversal, of the gender gap in education, female labor force participation rates in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region remain low and stagnant. This phenomenon is known as the MENA paradox. Even if in...

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Volume: 43
Main Author: Assaad, Ragui
Hendy, Rana
Lassassi, Moundir
Yassin, Shaimaa
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ROSTOCK MAX PLANCK INST DEMOGRAPHIC RESEARCH 11.09.2020
published in: Demographic research Vol. 43; pp. 817 - 850
Data of publication: 2020-09-11
ISSN: 1435-9871
1435-9871
EISSN: 1435-9871
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
OIL
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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