Gender Gaps in Economic Participation and Legal Restrictions

Gender Gaps in Economic Participation and Legal Restrictions

Data suggests there is a strong relationship between legal restrictions and labor market participation rates for women across countries. This figure from the IMF, based on a sample of almost 100 countries, illustrates various gender gaps in both economic participation and legal restrictions. Source: https://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/sdn/2015/sdn1502.pdf