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Author Ñopo, Hugo.
Title New century, old disparities : gender and ethnic earnings gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean / Hugo Ñopo.
Published Washington, DC : Inter-American Development Bank : World Bank, c2012.
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 Floor2  HQ1237.5.L29 N69 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xxviii, 323 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Latin American development forum.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / by Ronald Oaxaca -- Acknowledgements -- Overview -- Methodology and data -- Gender differences in education in Latin America and the Caribbean : girls outpacing boys -- More schooling, lower earnings : women's earnings in Latin America and the Caribbean -- The mostly unexplained gender earnings gap : Peru, 1997-2009 -- Is gender segregation it the workplace responsible for earnings gaps? : Mexico, 1994-2004 -- Low participation by women, heavy overtime by men : Chile, 1992-2009 -- The resilient earnings gap : Colombia, 1994-2006 -- Promoting equality in the country with the largest earnings gaps of the region : Brazil, 1996-2006 -- Gender earnings gaps in a country with a large indigenous population : Ecuador, 2003-07 -- Gender earnings gaps in Central American countries, 1997-2006 -- The understudied Caribbean : Barbados (2004) and Jamaica (2003) -- Overlapping disadvantages : ethnicity and earnings gaps in Latin America -- Promoting ethnic equality : Brazil, 1996-2006 -- No good jobs and lower earnings : Ecuador, 2000-07 -- Earnings gaps for large minorities : Guatemala, 2000-06 -- Policy options.
Subject Sex discrimination against women -- Economic aspects -- Latin America.
Ethnic relations -- Economic aspects.
Discrimination -- Economic aspects -- Latin America.
ISBN 0821386867
9780821386866
9780821394960 (electronic)
0821394967 (electronic)
OCLC number 697266946