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

Zahid Pervaiz, Muhammad Chani, Sajjad Ahmad Jan and Amatul R. Chaudhary

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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.

Keywords: Gender inequality; Economic Growth; Time Series (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F43 J16 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011, Revised 2011
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Published in Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research 4.10(2011): pp. 434-439

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