Gender, household behavior, and rural development
Cheryl Doss () and
Agnes R. Quisumbing
No 1772, IFPRI discussion papers from International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
This paper reviews recent conceptual and empirical developments regarding household behavior and gender norms in developing countries covering the following general topics: (1) what do the data tell us about gender gaps in control and ownership of resources? (2) what have we learned about jointness in household behavior; (3) what do the data tell us about the resources that men and women control, whether solely or jointly; and (4) why does it matter?
Keywords: gender; ownership; assets; rural population; households; coownership; rural development; household decisions; ownership and control of resources (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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