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Women's participation in the labour force : a methods test in India for improving its measurement

Women's participation in the labour force : a methods test in India for improving its measurement

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Anker, Richard, 1943-. Khan, M. E. Gupta, R. B. (Raj Behari), 1945-.
Corporate Author
International Labour Office.
Title Statement
Women's participation in the labour force : a methods test in India for improving its measurement / Richard Anker, M. E. Khan, and R. B. Gupta.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Geneva :   International Labour Office,   1988.  
Physical Medium
xiv, 204 p. : ill., forms ; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Women, work, and development,0253-2042 ; 16.
ISBN
9221062597
General Note
"Prepared with the financial support of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA)."  
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Bibliography: p. 193-204.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Women --Employment --India --Statistical methods.
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245 1 0 ▼a Women's participation in the labour force : ▼b a methods test in India for improving its measurement / ▼c Richard Anker, M. E. Khan, and R. B. Gupta.
260 ▼a Geneva : ▼b International Labour Office, ▼c 1988.
300 ▼a xiv, 204 p. : ▼b ill., forms ; ▼c 24 cm.
440 0 ▼a Women, work, and development, ▼x 0253-2042 ; ▼v 16.
500 ▼a "Prepared with the financial support of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA)."
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700 1 0 ▼a Khan, M. E.
700 1 0 ▼a Gupta, R. B. ▼q (Raj Behari), ▼d 1945-.
710 2 0 ▼a ILO.
710 2 0 ▼a UNFPA.
710 2 0 ▼a United Nations Fund for Population Activities.

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Table of Contents


CONTENTS
PREFACE = ⅴ
1. LABOUR FORCE STATISTICS: AN OVERVIEW = 1
 1.1 Questionnaire = 2
 1.2 Definition of labour force activity = 5
 1.3 Respondent = 9
 1.4 Interviewer = 10
 1.5 Indian data on female labour force activity = 11
2. STUDY BACKGROUND = 19
 2.1 Issues for study = 19
 2.2 Study design = 20
 2.3 Sample design = 24
 2.4 Labour force measures = 27
  2.4.1 Labour force activities = 27
  2.4.2 Reference period = 32
  2.4.3 Minimum time requirement = 33
 2.5 Description of questionnaires employed for Methods Test = 39
  2.5.1 Labour-force questions = 39
  2.5.2 Non-labour force questions = 48
3. CHARACTERISTICS OF HOUSEHOLDS, INVESTIGATORS, RESPONDENTS AND INTERVIEW ENVIRONMENT = 53
 3.1 Characteristics of sample households = 53
 3.2 Characteristics of interviewers = 58
 3.3 Interviewing a person of the opposite sex = 58
 3.4 Presence of additional persons during interviews = 65
 3.5 Interviewers' assessment of data quality = 67
 3.6 Summary = 72
4. RESULTS BY QUESTIONNAIRE TYPE = 75
 4.1 Activity schedule: Activity rates for 13 basic activities = 75
 4.2 Activity schedules: Activity rates for four aggregate labour force measures = 77
 4.3 Key word questions: Activity rates for 13 basic activities = 79
 4.4 Key word questions: Activity rates for the four aggregate labour force measures = 82
 4.5 Comparison of results for specific activities and aggregate labour force measures based on key word questions and activity schedule = 84
 4.6 Summary = 89
5. RESULTS BY RESPONDENT AND INTERVIEWER TYPE = 91
 5.1 Results by sex of interviewer = 91
 5.2 Results by self and proxy status of respondent = 100
 5.3 Summary = 103
6. MULTIVARIATE RESULTS = 105
 6.1 Introduction = 105
 6.2 Analyses and comparisons undertaken = 107
 6.3 Dependent variables = 109
 6.4 Independent variables = 110
  6.4.1 Main treatment variables = 110
  6.4.2 Secondary treatment variables = 110
 6.5 Results = 113
  6.5.1 Main treatment variables: Main and interaction effects = 113
  6.5.2 Secondary treatment variables: Main effects = 120
 6.6 Summary = 136
7. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS = 139
 7.1 Summary = 139
 7.2 Conclusions = 144
Appendix 1A World Fertility Survey data on female labour force participation: Comparison with ILO and national data = 147
Appendix 2A Field note: Rules for-establishing respondent and replacing selected respondent if required = 153
Appendix 2B Field note: Selection of sample households and assignment of questionnaires by questionnaire, respondent and interviewer type = 155
Appendix 2C Description of activity schedule used in questionnaires A and B = 158
Appendix 2D Description of non-labour force sections used in all questionnaires = 162
Appendix 4A Time taken to complete questionnaires = 171
Appendix 6A Are activity schedule results affected by the use of preceding key word questions? = 174
Appendix 6B Comparison of key word question and activity schedule results for the same persons, based on data from questionnaire B = 179
Appendix 6C Reporting of amount of time worked, and part-time as compared to full-time activity, among labour force participants = 182
Appendix 6D Sensitivity testing of results: Are results for main treatment factors similar in each of the three study districts? = 190
BIBLIOGRAPHY = 193


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