Industrialization, trade and female employment in developing countries
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Industrialization, trade and female employment in developing countries experiences of the 1970"s and after by Susan P. Joekes

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Published by United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women in [Santo Domingo] .
Written in English


  • Women -- Employment -- Developing countries.,
  • Foreign trade and employment -- Developing countries.,
  • Industrialization -- Developing countries.,
  • Women in development -- Developing countries.,
  • Developing countries -- Industries.

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Edition Notes

StatementSusan Joekes.
SeriesResearch study / INSTRAW -- no. 1-J, Research study (International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women) -- no. 1-J
ContributionsInternational Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14699615M

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Trade policy in less-developed countries is concerned with two objectives: promoting industrialization and coping with the uneven development of the domestic economy. Government policy to promote industrialization has often been justified by the infant industry argument. Many less-developed countries have pursued policies. In both countries, industrialization brought with it economic benefits such as an expanded Gross National Product that translated in improved standards of life of people in the two countries. Employment opportunities for the working population increased as a result of increased industrial activities. Therefore, the two countries have been able.   The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the period as the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III). 6 Gender equality and the empowerment of women are key pillars of UNIDO’s strategy for inclusive industrialisation and are strongly featured in the implementation of IDDA III.   What is Industrialisation? Industrialisation is where a country moves from an economy dominated by agricultural output and employment to one dominated by manufacturing. This will usually involve the establishment of factories in which things are produced in a rationally organized (efficient) manner. Below we look at perspectives on ‘industrialisation’ as a means of development.

Employment. Procurement. For researchers. Publications Statistical databases The Role of Women in Industrial Development. Women Entrepreneurship Development in Central Vietnam. (7 pages/MB) Women Entrepreneurship Development in Selected African Countries. (36 pages/KB) PDF; Women, Industry and Entrepreneurship. Trade and Employment in Developing Countries, Volume 1: Individual Studies - Ebook written by Anne O. Krueger, Hal B. Lary, Terry Monson, Narongchai Akrasanee. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Trade and Employment in Developing Countries, Volume 1: Individual Studies. Complementary measures include removing trade barriers and investing in infrastructure, and increasing the ability of workers to find higher-paying jobs. Together, these actions would help South Asian countries spread the gains from being closely integrated into the global economy through exporting. Trade and industrialization have reinforced each other. At the international level, trade has allowed countries to specialize between industry and other sectors, between different branches of industry, and increasingly even between different stages in production. Trade has provided access to critical industrial inputs, including technology, for.