Publication: The Economic Participation of Adolescent Girls and Young Women : Why Does It Matter?
This note summarizes available research on the impact of schooling and employment of adolescent girls and young women on earnings and poverty reduction, demographic outcomes, child development outcomes, and female empowerment. It identifies key implications of this research for the formulation of public policy.
“Morrison, Andrew; Sabarwal, Shwetlena. 2008. The Economic Participation of Adolescent Girls and Young Women : Why Does It Matter?. PREM Notes; No. 128. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/c4168716-bd1b-520a-9049-6e3951236265 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”