Can Women Save Japan?

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Can Women Save Japan?
Japan's potential growth rate is steadily falling with the aging of its population. This paper explores the extent to which raising female labor participation can help slow this trend. Using a cross-country database we find that smaller families, higher female education, and lower marriage rates are associated with much of the rise in women's... READ MORE...

Publication date: October 2012
ISBN 9781475512922
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