Does Language Limit Women’s Equality?

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Does Language Limit Women’s Equality?

Pamela Jakiela, Senior fellow at the Center for Global Development

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
4:30pm-6:00pm
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
Intended Audience(s): Public
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Pamela Jakiela

Senior fellow at the Center for Global Development

Does Language Limit Women’s Equality? Dr. Jakiela will discuss her research in four countries in Sub-Saharan Africa as well as in India which shows that there is a robust negative relationship between the prevalence of gender in languages and women’s labor force participation.

Tuesday, October 1  | 041 Haldeman Center  | Dartmouth College, free and open to all. 

Sponsored by the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding and made possible by the Skowrup Family. 

Pamela Jakiela is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, where she studies gender issues, behavioral development economics, survey design and measurement, and impact evaluation. Her work has been published in leading academic journals including Science and the Review of Economic Studies, and has been featured in media outlets including the New York Times and NPR.  Her current work includes research on women’s labor force participation and occupational choice, the gender dynamics of investments in early childhood, and the impacts of cash grants on subsistence entrepreneurs. 

 
For more information, contact:
Sharon Tribou-St. Martin

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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