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What about the economic perspectives on domestic violence? Insights from the webinar

26 October 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown restrictions have amplified the academic and policy interest in the causes and consequences of domestic violence. With this in mind, the FREE Network invited academic researchers to participate in an online workshop “Economic perspectives on domestic violence“. Read the full summary from the workshop and learn more!

Domestic violence – the case of Sweden during the pandemic

13 October 2020
Violence within the home is the most common form of interpersonal violence for women. While children and men are also victims of abuse of various kind within the family, intimate partner violence committed by men against women is generally the most common form of domestic violence. Has intimate partner violence increased in Sweden during the current COVID-19 pandemic?

Does political illegitimacy in Belarus imply new economic risks?

06 October 2020
Today’s political crisis in Belarus has given a rise to the phenomenon classified in political science as political illegitimacy. However, this is not a pure political phenomenon. It causes adverse and severe economic adjustments. In a short-term perspective, it gives a rise to numerous risks of financial destabilization. Moreover, it is likely to deepen the current recession and make it protracted. In the long-term, political illegitimacy causes adverse institutional adjustments and erosion of human capital, which is likely to lead a country into a long-standing depression.

Transition and Beyond: Women on the labour market in the context of changing social norms

01 October 2020
What are the developments of gender gaps in the labour market and social norms related to labour market activity? Authors from BEROC, BICEPS, CenEA, CEFIR, ISET PI and SITE discuss change of labour markets in the latest FROGEE brief.

Prostitution and Violence - Evidence from Sweden

09 December 2019
What are the consequences of the “Nordic Model” of prostitution legislation adopted in Sweden in 1999? This working paper focuses on various measures of violence, distinguishing between known and unknown perpetrator, indoor and outdoor crimes, and on health outcomes such as hospitalizations.

Women in Top Incomes: Evidence from Sweden 1974–2013

01 August 2017
by Jesper Roine (with Anne Boschini and Kristin Gunnarsson), IZA Discussion Paper

The Donor Footprint and Gender Gaps

01 June 2017
by Maria Perrotta Berlin, Evelina Bonnier and Anders Olofsgård, UNU Wider Working Paper

Closing the Gender Gap in Education: What is the State of Gaps in Labor Force Participation for Women, Wives and Mothers?

01 September 2013
by Ina Ganguli (with Ricardo Hausmann and Martina Viarengo), published in International Labour Review

The Dynamics of the Gender Gap: How do Countries Rank in Terms of Making Marriage and Motherhood Compatible with Work?

01 November 2009
by Ina Ganguli (with Ricardo Hausmann and Martina Viarengo), published by Ricardo Hausmann, Laura D. Tyson, Saadia Zahidi (eds), The Global Gender Gap Report 2009, The World Economic Forum (2009)

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