Employment (tagged articles)
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Awareness of Emirati Women's Economic Roles Before the Oil Boom: Changing Perceptions of Gender Roles?
Rana AlMutawa - In the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states in general, women played an important economic role in the pre-oil era (before the 1960s) in addition to their “traditional” domestic role. Fatima Al-Sayegh states that women... Keep Reading »
Addressing the Gender Wage Gap in the United States: Shortcomings of Federal Legislation
Nikita Mehandru - The most commonly cited statistic for the gender wage gap in the United States is that women earn seventy-eight cents to every dollar men earn. A great deal of contention however, surrounds the interpretation of this measure as well as others seeking to quantify the... Keep Reading »
The Cost of For-Profit Education: How Much is Your Degree Really Worth?
Pascal Roubides - This paper examines the latest attempt by the United States Department of Education to enact new regulations for addressing the issue of whether many post-secondary educational program offerings are appropriate in preparing students for gainful employment and under... Keep Reading »
The Labor Market in Saudi Arabia: Foreign Workers, Unemployment, and Minimum Wage
Hammad S. Alhamad - The issue of foreign labor in Saudi Arabia is now one that touches all corners of the globe. Since 30% of Saudi Arabia's population of 27.3 million are immigrants from other countries, changes in Saudi labor laws affect not only the workers but their families around... Keep Reading »
An Econometric Analysis of the 'Backward-Bending' Labor Supply of Canadian Women
Adib J. Rahman - This study investigates the behavior of the labor supply of Canadian women at different composite hourly wages of all paid jobs in 2009. Since it is widely demonstrated in the literature that variables such as age and levels of education, as well as the demographic... Keep Reading »
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