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Author Branisa Caballero, Boris.

Title Social institutions, gender inequality, and regional convergence in developing countries / Boris Branisa Caballero.

Publication Info. Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 228 pages) : illustrations, color maps.
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computer c rdamedia
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Series Göttinger Studien zur Entwicklungsökonomik = Göttingen studies in development economics, 1439-3395 ; Bd. 33
Göttinger Studien zur Entwicklungsökonomik ; 33.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-228).
Contents I. Social institutions and gender inequality -- 1. The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) -- 1.1. Introduction -- 1.2. The Database -- 1.3. Construction of the Subindices -- 1.3.1. Measuring the Association between Categorical Variables -- 1.3.2. Aggregating Variables to Build a Subindex -- 1.4. The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) -- 1.5. Results -- 1.5.1. Country Rankings and Regional Patterns -- 1.5.2. Simple Correlation with other Gender-related Indices -- 1.5.3. Regression Analysis -- 1.6. Conclusion -- 1.7. Tables -- 1.8. Figures -- 2. Why care about social inst. related to gender ineq. -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Social Institutions and Household Decisions -- 2.2.1. Social Institutions and Female Education -- 2.2.2. Social Institutions and Fertility and Child Mortality Rates -- 2.3. Social Institutions and the Society: Governance -- 2.4. Data -- 2.5. Empirical estimation and Results -- 2.5.1. Empirical estimation -- 2.5.2. Results -- 2.6. Conclusion -- 2.7. Tables -- 3. Reexamining the link between gender and corruption -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Empirical Estimation and Results -- 3.2.1. Data -- 3.2.2. Empirical Estimation -- 3.2.3. Results -- 3.3. Conclusion -- 3.4. Tables -- 3.5. Figures -- II. Regional growth convergence in Colombia -- 4. Regional convergence in Colombia: Income indicators -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. Motivation and Background -- 4.2.1. Economic Background -- 4.2.2. Data Issues Affecting Convergence Results in Colombia -- 4.3. The Solow Model and Its Estimation -- 4.3.1. The Solow Model -- 4.3.2. Absolute Beta-Convergence -- 4.3.3. Conditional Convergence -- 4.3.4. Parameter Heterogeneity: Are There Different Steady States? -- 4.3.5. Sigma-Convergence -- 4.4. Distributional Approach: Quah's Critique -- 4.5. Empirical Estimation and Results -- 4.5.1. Sigma-Convergence -- 4.5.2. Absolute Beta-Convergence -- 4.5.3. Conditional Beta-Convergence Using Control Variables -- 4.5.4. Beta-Convergence Using Time-Series Cross-Sectional Data -- 4.5.5. Kernel Density Estimators -- 4.6. Conclusions -- 4.7. Tables -- 4.8. Figures -- 5. Regional convergence in Colombia: Social indicators -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. Motivation -- 5.3. Methods for Measuring Convergence -- 5.4. Data and Empirical Estimation -- 5.4.1. Data -- 5.4.2. Empirical estimation -- 5.5. Results -- 5.5.1. Literacy Rate -- 5.5.2. Infant Survival Rate -- 5.5.3. Life Expectancy at Birth -- 5.5.4. Nourishment -- 5.6. Conclusions -- 5.7. Tables -- 5.8. Figures -- Appendices -- Appendix to Essay 1.
Note Print version record.
Subject Social institutions -- Developing countries.
Sex discrimination -- Developing countries.
Economic development -- Colombia.
Convergence (Economics) -- Colombia -- 20th century.
Convergence (Economics) (OCoLC)fst00877202
Economic development. (OCoLC)fst00901785
Sex discrimination. (OCoLC)fst01114365
Social institutions. (OCoLC)fst01122537
Colombia. (OCoLC)fst01205916
Developing countries. (OCoLC)fst01242969
Regionale Wirtschaftsentwicklung
Konvergenz
Frau
Ungleichheit
Institution Soziologie
Regionale Disparität
Kolumbien
Entwicklungsländer
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance / Money Management
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Branisa Caballero, Boris. Social institutions, gender inequality, and regional convergence in developing countries. Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2012 3631614225 (DLC) 2011279466 (OCoLC)775075395
ISBN 9783631753545 (electronic bk.)
3631753543 (electronic bk.)
3631614225
9783631614228

 
    
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