Article in a conference proceedings
Women in the Labour Force : How Well is Europe Doing ?
Women at Work : An Economic Perspective
Oxford : Oxford University Press
1 - 66 p.
European Conference of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti "European Women at Work"
Women have made important advances in labour markets. The distinctions between the activities of single and married women are not as sharp as they used to be, and ambition to do well in a job is no longer restricted to men. Have we done enough to exploit the economic potential in our nations’ women and are our labour markets as good towards women as they are towards men? Are women satisfied with their opportunities and outcomes in the labour market? And are other demographic groups benefiting or hurt from the competition for jobs from more women? (...).