An analysis of employment and earnings of poor women in rural Bangladesh
Rahman, Rushidan Islam
This thesis is concerned with two types of employment among poor rural women in
Bangladesh: wage employment and self employment.
For women in wage employment, the determinants of wage rates and the
amount of wage employment obtained are analysed. Existing theories of wage
determination do not adequately explain the variations in wage rates among female
wage workers. An alternative explanation in terms of a modified supply-demand
framework is developed. This framework explains the...[Show more]
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