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Female labour supply in rural India

Purnamita Dasgupta

Female labour supply in rural India

an econometric analysis

by Purnamita Dasgupta

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Published by Institute of Economic Growth in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor supply -- India -- Econometric models.,
  • Rural women -- India -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-19).

    StatementPurnamaita Dasgupta and Bishwanath Goldar.
    SeriesWorking paper series -- no. E/265/2005
    ContributionsGoldar, Bishwanath., Institute of Economic Growth (India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5819 (H5)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16312352M
    LC Control Number2006454308

    Determinants of Wage Employment and Labour Supply in the Labour Surplus Situation of Rural Bangladesh by of 16 per cent for landless female workers in India, also on the basis of /73 National Sample Survey data. As noted earlier, if there is any unemployment, the impact of . (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This book provides a gendered understanding of urban labour market functioning and of household survival strategies in India. It suggests ways of introducing gender as an analytical category into the analysis of political economy, and .

      Rural health care in India faces a crisis unmatched by any other sector of the economy. To mention just one dramatic fact, rural medical practitioners (RMPs), who provide 80% of outpatient care.   The significant fall in the labour force participation of rural women between and has been an issue that has generated considerable academic interest. In this paper, the authors look at thirty years of comparable NSS data from to of rural women’s participation in the labour force using a variety of definitions of female Cited by: 3.

    Trends in female labour force participation Female labour force2 participation is a driver of growth and therefore, participation rates indicate the potential for a country to grow more rapidly. However, the relationship between women’s engagement in the labour market and File Size: KB. Labour migration in India: Recent trends, patterns and policy issues Article in Indian Journal of Labour Economics 54(3) January with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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For rural female labour supply in India using NSS data for The results indicate that supply of female labour from below poverty line households in rural areas is inversely related to wage rate and the number of earning members in the family.

This may create difficulties in attaining the objectives of the recent National RuralCited by: Declining female labour force participation in rural India: The supply side Share this blog post Analysis of National Sample Survey data shows that low rates of female labour force participation in India are concentrated among married women in rural areas.

Time Use and Labour Supply in Rural Households 4. Landlessness, Poverty and Labour Supply in South-western Ethiopia 5. Redefining Gender Roles and Reworking Gender Relations: Female Agricultural Labour in Dry Regions of Andhra Pradesh 6.

Gender Relations and. Female labour has been an important segment of the workforce of India. With the changing socio-economic scenario, women's productive roles have assumed new dimensions. The observance of the International Women's Year in the last quarter of the 20th century, was a historic landmark in the calendar of women's progress.

Frankly speaking, it was in recognition of crucial. Female Labour Supply in Rural India: An Econometric Analysis Article in Indian Journal of Labour Economics 49(2) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Dasgupta, Purnamita and Bishwanath Goldar () – ‘Female Labour Supply in Rural India: An Econometric Analysis’, Working Paper No. Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi. Eckstein, Zvi and Osnat Lifshitz (), ‘Dynamic Female Labor Supply’, Econometrica, Vol. 79, Issue 6, pp–   Approximately 53% of this drop occurred in rural India, among those aged between 15 and composition of family labour supply, had led female family members to choose dropping out of the Author: Nagesh Prabhu.

This may be an important factor in explaining the long-term trend of the declining women’s labour force participation rate in rural India. To increase the returns to market work, policy should aim to bolster the demand for women’s labour through manufacturing sector growth, and providing women easier access to work opportunities (such as.

How India's workforce participation rate of women has sharply declined over the years Women’s workforce participation is declining in rural India and is low and stagnant in urban India, primarily due to the shrinking of the agriculture sector, feels Farzana Afridi, associate professor, Indian Statistical Institute.

International Labour Organization, India, and IZA, Germany Female labor force participation in developing countries. I ZA World of Labor 87 doi: Female labor supply is, therefore, both a driver and an outcome of development. As more women enter the labor force, economies can grow faster in response to higher labor inputs.

Cited by: Gender Norms and Labour Supply in Comparative 10 Context Regression results Using B’Desh DHS and for India using NSSModel 1: Dep var = Logit of work status. Indep vars = age, age2, educ, rural/urban Model 2: Decomposition Over Time Two years, 0.

Labour in India refers to employment in the economy ofthere were around million workers in India, the second largest after China.

Of these over 94 percent work in unincorporated, unorganised enterprises ranging from pushcart vendors to home-based diamond and gem polishing operations.

The organised sector includes workers employed by the government, state-owned. Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate) International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database.

Data retrieved in March 1,   Dholakia BH, Dholakia RH () Inter-state variation in female labour force participation rates in India. Indian J Labor Econ 20(4) Google Scholar Doxiadis CA () Ekistics: an introduction to the science of human : Aalok Ranjan Chaurasia.

In economics, a backward-bending supply curve of labour, or backward-bending labour supply curve, is a graphical device showing a situation in which as real (inflation-corrected) wages increase beyond a certain level, people will substitute leisure (non-paid time) for paid worktime and so higher wages lead to a decrease in the labour supply and so less labour-time being offered for sale.

Impact of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) on Rural Female Workforce Participation. Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, 7 (10), doi: /   A ccording to the World Bank, rural women comprise 43 percent of the agricultural labour force that produces, processes and prepares much of the food available in the world.

In recognition of the contribution of these women, the UN celebrates the International Day for Rural Women on October This day recognizes the role of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural. Gender dimensions of rural child labour in Africa (FAO, IFAD, ILO, ) Looks into some key issues that should be considered in research and policies on rural child labour in Africa, by providing gender-specific data on rural child labour and children’s economic activities in Africa and especially Ghana.

Statistics, however, paint a different picture, pointing to the declining labor force participation of women in India. A twenty percent decrease in female labor participation in India between andresulted in only rural and urban females per thousand working in vis-a-vis the rural and urban females in Rahul Lahoti and Hema Swaminathan.

(), „Economic growth and female labour force participation in India‟, - “The decline in female labour force participation in India is not part of the “Normal” development process which will reverse itself with more growth, as has been experienced by some other countries.”File Size: KB.

Naturally official Female Labour Force Participation Rate is quite low in such countries. Women who are officially in the labourforce must therefore have compelling reasons for doing so.

This paper fills the research gap arising due to dearth of econometric analysis of female labour supply in Indian context by identifying proximate determinants.Downloadable!

Pakistan has the lowest Female Labour Force Participation (FLFP) rate in the South Asian region. The study has used the latest round of Labor Force Survey and analyzed the individual and household factors that are associated with low FLFP in Pakistan. This study finds that there is less probability for urban women to take part in labor force : Zubaria Andlib, Aliya H Khan.WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND LABOUR STATUTES Labour laws apply to that area of activity where workers are working under a contract of employment.

As the workers are being Subject to exploitation and discrimination and their human rights being violated so the need arose for enactment of the labour laws for their protection and Size: KB.