Review on Gender Studies

  • Atanu Sengupta
  • Soumyendra Kishore Datta
  • Susanta Mondal
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Economics book series (BRIEFSECONOMICS)


It is now widely recognized that in economy-wide macro contextual analysis, there should be put emphasis on the links between the paid and unpaid sectors of the economy or between productive and reproductive activities. Traditional macro-economic analysis has largely been silent about the segmentation of market in terms of gender, distinction between market paid labour and domestic unpaid labour and time allocation by women in productive sphere, reproductive purpose and other household activities. The introduction of structural adjustment policies has often intensified and made more obvious the nature of these links.


Labor Force Labor Force Participation Trade Liberalization Structural Adjustment Female Employment 
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  • Atanu Sengupta
    • 1
  • Soumyendra Kishore Datta
    • 1
  • Susanta Mondal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsBurdwan UniversityBurdwanIndia

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