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TitleNew Estimates of the Impact of COVID-19 on Women’s Jobs and Enterprises
AuthorCharles Kenny and George Yang
Subjectwomen-owned businesses, COVID-19
Date of Publication2021
PublisherCenter for Global Development
Number of Pages3
LanguageEnglish
AbstractThe ILO estimates that the number of women employed in low- and middle-income countries fell 4.7 percent between 2019 and 2020, compared to a 3.3 percent decline for men. Here, we examine one potential element of the story: the fact that women-owned businesses, which tend to hire more women employees than men-owned businesses, saw higher closure rates in the developing countries for which we have data.
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