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Title: Women are key players in the economies of east and southeast Asia 
Author: Westley, Sidney B.; Mason, Andrew
Date: 1997
Publisher: Honolulu: East-West Center
Abstract: As gender differences in economic activity have diminished, Asian women have played an increasingly important role in economic growth. An international study of six East and Southeast Asian economies sheds light on women's changing marriage and childbearing patterns, educational attainment, and labor-force participation over the past 40 years.
Series/Report No.: Asia-Pacific population & policy ; no. 44
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Pages/Duration: 4 pages
ISSN: 0891-6683
LC Subject Headings: Women - East Asia
Women - Southeast Asia
East Asia - Economic conditions
Southeast Asia - Economic conditions

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  • Asia-Pacific Population & Policy [69]
    Asia-Pacific Population & Policy is a four-page policy brief, issued quarterly, that summarizes research on population and reproductive health for policymakers and others concerned with the Asia-Pacific region.


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