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This week on the Daily Beat, in honor of Women’s History Month, we will be looking at global feminization and gender equality in the workforce.
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Today: Thursday March 26, 2015 – This week’s podcast covers an event at The New School which gave a one-day workshop on gendered labor market segregation in developing countries. This is part of a joint research project between the New School for Social Research and the University of Gottingen.
Today, Stephanie Seguino, professor of economics at the University of Vermont, discusses her work looking at the contradictory global trends in the gender labor market, especially in developing countries. Seguino’s research explores the question: “Is equity with growth possible? If so, what are the conditions under which that happy outcome might occur?”. Over the past years she has worked with a number of international organizations and research groups such as the US Agency for International Development, UN Development Programme, UN Research Institute for Social Development, and the World Bank.
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