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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 ASEF Political and Economic Department Asia-Europe Lecture Tours Governance & Human Rights



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

OVERVIEW

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?

SPEAKER

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

Partners

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