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13th Asia-Europe Lecture Tour

Gender Wage Differentials In Asia And Europe: An Overview Of Issues And Findings

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02 Mar 06 - 13 Mar 06 Asia-Europe Foundation Political and Economic Department Asia-Europe Lecture Tours Governance & Human Rights

Athens (Greece)
Nicosia (Cyprus)
Berlin (Germany)
Milan (Italy)
Turin (Italy)


At this lecture, speaker Teo Siew Yean identified factors that have impacted gender wage differentials in Asia and Europe. Further, her lecture addressed a pertinent question: Should the focus of policy to narrow the gender wage gap be on enforcing equal pay within occupations, or on redistributing female employees between occupations?


Dr. Teo Siew Yean, Lecturer, Department of Economics of Universiti Brunei Darussalam


ASEF's contribution is with the financial support of the European Commission.