1. Does paid work put women at greater risk of domestic violence?

Evidence from Jordan shows no causal effect; employment reduces sexual violence.


2. Brazil's trade liberalization reduced gender gaps in employment.
Lifting import barriers in the '80s-'90s reduced employment rates - as male employment fell more than female employment, the gender gap narrowed.


3. Gaps hamper economic growth in Europe.

Gender gaps in employment have varying levels of economic impact across Europe- Ireland, Italy, and Spain face the largest effects on growth.


4. Gender bias in school choice.

In India, despite the narrowing gender gap in enrollment, boys still have better access to private schools.


5. Reducing child undernutrition: which parent's education matters most?

Parental education reduces child undernutrition; education of fathers and mothers is similarly important.


6. Does savings help women in Sub-Saharan Africa to save, invest, and increase consumption?

Trends suggest that saving promotion interventions are not effective for (vulnerable) women.


7. South Africa's two-tiered informal sector.

Most survivalists are female, while men dominate the upper tier.


8. Does maternal employment benefit children's education?

A large rural workfare program in India raised women's employment that in turn benefited children's education.


9. Gender segregation in employment - very persistent in developing countries.

Occupational and sectoral segregation does not fall with rising incomes or more trade; higher female labor force participation and rising female education is associated with more occupational segregation.


10. Persistent gender gaps in employment in developing countries.

Despite favorable conditions, female labor force participation is stagnating or declining in many regions.


11. Family background and education in South Africa.

Parent co-residence and parental education are shown to be significantly associated with grade attainment of youths.


12. Old-age pensions on child deprivation.

Pensions affect child well-being by increasing female decision making.


13. Migration and gender in South Africa.

Following bright lights and the fortunes of others?