On the economics costs of gender inequality in Europe

Partagez cette page : Why should the question of gender equality be a priority in Europe, where women enjoy equal civil and political rights to men and equal access to education, primary rights that are not guaranteed to women everywhere in the world? Because, as this article shows, gender inequalities can take different forms and facets and outcomes can be very different ex-post from the ex-ante desiderata of a society. Macroeconomic data on women’s participation in the economic life of European countries suggest that gender inequalities entail significant economic costs that justify – beyond ethical reasons – placing gender...

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