Economic Development and Gender Disparities: The Japanese Experience

  • Hiroki Nogami
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Abstract

This chapter examines the relationships between gender disparities and economic development, and attempts to identify links between economic development and women’s well-being in Japan’s experience of industrialization.

Keywords

Migration Transportation Income Indonesia OECD 

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