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Abstract

This paper attempts to analyze the impact of gender inequality on economic growth of Pakistan. An annual time series data for the period of 1972-2009 has been used in this study. We have regressed growth rate of real gross domestic product GDP per capita on labour force growth, investment, trade openness and a composite index of gender inequality. The results reveal that labour force growth, investment and trade openness have statistically significant and positive impact whereas gender inequality has a significant and negative effect on economic growth of Pakistan.



Item Type: MPRA Paper -

Original Title: Gender inequality and economic growth: a time series analysis for Pakistan-

Language: English-

Keywords: Gender inequality; Economic Growth; Time Series-

Subjects: F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open EconomiesJ - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender ; Non-labor Discrimination-





Author: Pervaiz, Zahid

Source: https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/37176/







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