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GEPMI Module 02 – Gender-Responsive Policy Analysis

This module has three broad objectives. The first is to synthesize the separate insights that are acquired in relation to economics, gender relations, economic development strategies, sectoral issues, and the development and implementation of public policies. The second is to review and systematizemore

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GEPMI Module 03 – Unpaid Work

This module exposes participants to the concept of unpaid work first introduced in Module 1. It explores how unpaid work might be considered – or ignored – in policy making. A subsidiary aim of this module is to highlight common weaknesses and errors in how economic and social statistics aremore

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GEPMI Module 04 – Gender, Data and Indices

This module introduces participants to the use of data, statistics, indicators and indices in gender-responsive economics and economic policy-making, highlighting that standard indices and indicators often fail to reflect gender issues because of priority given to data reflecting economic rules,more

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GEPMI Module 05 – Employment and Labour Markets

This module introduces a gender analysis of employment and labour markets in the context of Asia and the Pacific, including labour supply issues and the segmented structure of employment, to create a fuller picture of time and resource allocation. Definitions of informal employment are stressed,more

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GEPMI Module 06 – Gender and Poverty

This module introduces definitions and measurement of poverty and explores how gender dynamics influence poverty as policy makers typically define it, stressing the importance of the household as a social institution. Participants will examine the gender dimensions of poverty and concepts such asmore

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GEPMI Module 07 – Gender and Macroeconomics

This module enables participants to establish a foundation in gender-responsive macroeconomics. Macroeconomics is typically seen to be gender and ecosystem blind: It examines the economic environment in general, but it is rarely, if ever, gender neutral. A gender analysis of macroeconomicsmore

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GEPMI Module 08 – Gender and Macroeconomic Strategies in Asia and the Pacific

This module commences by using macroeconomic theory to briefly review the evolution of development strategies between the 1950s and the early 1990s in Asia and the Pacific, and continues by reviewing contemporary economic adjustment processes, including poverty reduction strategies, Povertymore

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GEPMI Module 09 – Gender and Trade

This module analyzes the relationship between gender and trade. It describes the linkages between the two at the micro, meso, and macro levels to inform development policies. It first examines demonstrates the role of trade liberalization in the creation of global markets, which is sometimesmore

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GEPMI Module 10 – Gender, Economics and the Environment

This module introduces definitions, concepts and analytical approaches necessary to incorporate environmental issues into gender-responsive economic policy. It begins by examining the environmental implications of economic activity and discusses how economics incorporates environmental issues intomore

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GEPMI Module 11 – Gender and Finance

This module provides an overview of the role of finance, and particularly monetary policy, in development from a gender perspective. The module introduces the theoretical, institutional and policy frameworks for the financial sector in Asia and the Pacific. It discusses monetary policy and looks atmore