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Doğrudan Yabancı Yatırımlar Kadın İstihdamını Artırır mı? Türkiye’de Hizmetler Sektörüne Yakından Bakış

Does Foreign Direct Investment Bring Jobs to Women? A Closer Look to Turkish Services Industry

Başak Dalgıç, Burcu Fazlıoğlu () and Pelin Varol İyidoğan

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: The aim of this study is to investigate of the relationship between foreign direct investment and women employment. Focusing on services sector with the highest rate of women employment, we empirically attest whether foreign direct investment creates job opportunities for women and decrease the gender inequality for women in terms of employment. Propensity Score Matching techniques and Difference-in-Difference techniques are employed to firm level data for Turkish services industry over 2003-2012. The results of the study suggest that foreign direct investment increase women employment and create good jobs for women.

Keywords: Women employment; foreign direct investment; services industry; gender inequality; propensity score matching. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D22 F61 F66 J16 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-01
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