Women and Work in India: Designing Policy When Power Matters

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Lecture 

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Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) is hosting The Nand & Jeet Khemka Distinguished Lecture by Professor Rohini Pande, Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics and Director, Economic Growth Center at Yale University. The lecture will discuss the role of gender norms and extant power structures in limiting Indian women’s access to labor markets and, using the example of India’s rural workfare program, demonstrate how public policy can be designed to strengthen women’s ability to challenge these norms and enter the labor market. The Khemka Distinguished Lecture Series is an endowed program of CASI.

For more details, visit: https://casi.sas.upenn.edu/khemka/rohinipande

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