Women Empowerment and Well-Being for Inclusive Economic Growth
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Women Empowerment and Well-Being for Inclusive Economic Growth

Shailja Dixit (Amity University, India) and Sana Moid (Amity University, India)
Projected Release Date: November, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 300|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3737-4
ISBN13: 9781799837374|ISBN10: 1799837378|EISBN13: 9781799837398|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781799837381

Description

As women become more outspoken regarding their right to equal pay, it has been noted that gender equality, with women earning as much as men, would enrich the global economy. These studies have shown that equal pay, equal hours, and equal participation for women in the workforce could lead to a global wealth jump and potentially create knock-on benefits such as lower malnutrition and child mortality rates.

Women Empowerment and Well-Being for Inclusive Economic Growth is a collection of innovative research that makes the case for understanding development in economic terms as well as in terms of well-being, empowerment, and participation and uncovers the role of empowering women and achieving gender equality in sustainable development. Research work and cases related to participation of a women's labor force in the economic development of the country, the place of women in society, their contribution to the social development of their country, and the problems faced by them are key features in the book. While highlighting topics including gender inequality, self-worth, and industrial policy, this book is ideally designed for economic analysts, managers, policymakers, business professionals, government officials, entrepreneurs, and business students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Gender Economics
  • Gender Inequality
  • Global Business
  • Industrial Policy
  • Labor Market
  • Mental Health
  • Self-Worth
  • Women in Business
  • Work-Life Balance

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shailja Dixit has a PhD in Management and is a Gold Medalist in her Management Program. She is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Management at Amity University, Lucknow, India. Her research interests include social media, women entrepreneurship, consumer research, consumer decision making, branding, and new product diffusion. She has more than 15 research papers published in reputed peer reviewed journals. She is currently associated with many reputed Journals.