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The Economic role of women in the ECE region

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Europe.,
    • Wages -- Women -- Europe.

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      ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Europe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6134 .E28 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2642721M
      ISBN 109211163331
      LC Control Number85220191

      Children in this area were also expected to live longer and healthier lives in the New England region. Due to the increase in living rates, women in the north had less freedoms than those in the south. Their economic role was to stay home and take care of the house and .   The share of undergraduate women who major in economics peaked in the mid-to-late s, I have found, and it has drifted downward since. In , only 35 percent of economics majors were women.


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