Four Things You Need to Know about Women, Work and the Economy

The IMF says ninety percent of countries have some kind of legal restriction on women’s economic activity. So, even when the law isn’t directly related to the workforce, how much do these restrictions affect their employment and the economy?

Kalpana Kochhar, Deputy Director, IMF
Sonali Jain-Chandra, Senior Economist, IMF
Monique Newiak, Economist, IMF
Christian Gonzales, Research Assistant, IMF