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Women Outpace Men in Job Gains The number of women in insured employment increased year-on-year by 238,000 reaching 3,324,000 as of the end of April.
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16/09/2014 ANKARA – The number of women in insured employment increased year-on-year by 238,000 (7.7 percent) and month-on-month by 21,000 (0.6 percent), reaching 3,324,000 as of the end of April.   The 29th issue of the TEPAV Employment Monitoring Bulle [More]
TEPAV Prepares a Gender Equality Scorecard for 81 Cities The study suggests that the gender gap is smallest in Istanbul, Tunceli, Bolu, Düzce, and Eskişehir.
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29/01/2014   ANKARA - TEPAV prepared a gender equality scorecard for 81 provinces in Turkey. In the context of the study, a Local Gender Equality Index and a Local Gender Empowerment Index were developed and cities were compared on the basis of indicators s [More]
TEPAV: "The Number of Women in Urban Employment Increased by 1.5 Million in 4 Years" The rise in women’s employment was driven by the insurance premium incentive for employers who hire women.
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10/11/2013 ANKARA – TEPAV reports that the exemption of employers from insurance premiums of women workers over a gradual five-year scheme had a partial contribution to the increase in non-agricultural employment amongst women over the last 4 years. This wa [More]
TEPAV: "Non-Agricultural Employment among Women Increases, Although in the Informal Sector” New employment opportunities for women were generated mainly by the services sectors; education, health and tourism being chief among them.
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15/08/2013 ANKARA - TEPAV reports that women’s share in the non-agricultural employment increased by 5 percentage points and exceeded 4.8 million in the first quarter of 2013, although 27 percent of women’s employment is still in the informal sector. Ove [More]
TEPAV Assesses the Tenth Development Plan (2) The Tenth Development Plan and an Old Question: Can Women Boost Turkey’s Growth? | An Evaluation Note by Güneş A. Aşık
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15/08/2013 "Promoting women’s employment is a major issue that will come to the fore in international economic platforms in the near future. With the tightened global liquidity and reduced chances for growth driven by cheap foreign funds, developing countri [More]
The Number of Women in Non-Agricultural Employment Increased by 50 Percent in the Last 5 Years The number of women in employment increased by 1.5 million to 4.8 million.
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16/06/2013   ANKARA – The number of women in non-agricultural employment has increased by 50 percent (1.5 million) in the last five years, to 4.8 million. The eighteenth issue of the TEPAV Employment Monitoring Bulletin reported, “Figures for February [More]
Can Women Boost Turkey’s Growth? Policy Note / Güneş A. Aşık
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21/02/2013   "Low female labor force participation rate (FLPR) in Turkey has always been an important item on TEPAV’s agenda. Currently, the participation rate is 28.8 percent compared to the OECD average of 61.8 percent. Mexico has the second lowest FLPR [More]
Myths and Realities about Women Entrepreneurship: Many CEOs, Few Employers, Small Labor Force Meeting held as part of the GEP - Turkey hosted Minister Fatma Şahin and US Ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone.
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22/10/2012 ANKARA – Speaking at the meeting on the topic “Women Entrepreneurship: Myths and Realities,” held on Monday, 22 October 2012, Nilgün Arısan Eralp, TEPAV Director of the European Union, related the title of the meeting to the rates of women [More]
The Number of Housewives Increased by 496,000 Annually As of the end of March, population out of the labor force grew by 868,000 year-on-year.
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14/07/2012   ANKARA – Labor force participation rate as of the end of March decreased to 49.4 percent. As a result, the population out of the labor force grew by 868,000 people, 496,000 being housewives. The eighth issue of the TEPAV Employment Monitorin [More]
The annual cost of keeping women at home is $574 billion Commentary / Esen Çağlar
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02/04/2012   "Those of you who watched TV in the 90s might have come across a show called Sliders. It’s about a group of people who travel across parallel universes, each with its own alternate version of reality. They come across worlds in which the G [More]