Session 167:
Gender in Developing Countries

Saturday, April 17
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Pegasus B
Lobby Level

Chair: Anju Malhotra, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
Discussant: Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts

  1. The Interrelationships between Female Autonomy, Empowerment and Demographic Change: Some Unexpected Pointers from HistoryAlaka Malwade Basu, Cornell University

  2. Gender Inequality in Education and Employment: China’s Urban Labor Markets in Transition, 1982-2005Xiaogang Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Xi Song, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  3. Women’s Status during Reform in VietnamPhuong Pham, Pennsylvania State University; Rukmalie Jayakody, Pennsylvania State University

  4. Influences of Women’s State-Level Empowerment on Educational Inputs and Gender Gaps in Primary SchoolingKathryn M. Yount, Emory University; Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham, Emory University; Rohini P. Pande, Independent Consultant

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