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Women & Gender: Economics and Finance

 
Siddhartha Sarkar (Author)
Synopsis

A substantial amount of literature suggests that women differ from men in various financial matters. When it comes to dealing with money and finance, women are on average still more inexperienced compared to men. Since they earn less in most cases and live longer, they are more reluctant to take losses and eager to save costs. Women tend to integrate their values into their financial plan, a fact that makes socially responsible investments more attractive to them.

Contents: Preface. 1. Gender Inequality and Economic Growth/T.W. Kiriti-Nganga. 2. Women Participation in Economy/R. Rena and N. Narayana. 3. Women in Agriculture/E.N. S. Imasiku and F. Nyoni. 4. Gender Impact Assessment in Black Economy/S. Sarkar. 5. Farmers’ Income and its Determinants/I.K. Acheampong and J. Anoff. 6. Gender Disparity in Agriculture Commercialisation/T.W. Kiriti-Nganga. 7. Women Participation in Labour Market/F.N. Okurut and S. Ssewanyana. 8. Women Participation in Farming System/B.K. Barmon, T. Kondo and F. Osanami. 9. Female household industry workers/M. Mustaquim and J.H. Khan. 10. Gender Differences in Microenterprises/R. Boohene and B. Kotey. 11. Accessibility of Credit to Rural women/N.H.W. Wawire. 12. Joint Liability Borrowing and Livelihood Asset for Rural Poor/J. Kiiru and J. Mburu. 13. Finance for Women Microenterprises/F.N. Okurut. 14. Microfinance and Women Empowerment/R. Rena. 15. Trade Liberalisation on Female-led Households/B.O. Tsheko. Index.

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About the author

Siddhartha Sarkar

Dr. Siddhartha Sarkar (b. 1973), Ph.D (Economics) is currently serving the Department of Commerce, Dinhata College, Dinhata, Cooch Behar, West Bengal. He has published several research papers in peer reviewed International and Indian Journals and a number of books. Dr. Sarkar has undertaken a UGC funded project as postdoctoral work. His areas of specialization include Gender, Environment and Sustainable Development. Besides, he is actively associated with various International NGOs working for gender and environment. He is the Chief Editor in International Journal. He is the Chief Editor in International Journal of Women Social Justice and Human rights and Guest Editor in International Journal of Human Ecology with distinguished editorial advisor in various International refereed Journals. He has been opted for visiting scholar status in several European Universities and Research Institutes like, University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Wageningen, University of Twente, Tinbergen Institute and Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands.

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Title Women & Gender: Economics and Finance
Format Hardcover
Date published: 29.03.2019
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789353240417
length 316p.