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Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2015, 3(2), 58-63
DOI: 10.12691/jbms-3-2-1
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Employment Gender Inequality: Overlook of Georgian Labor Market

Tamila Arnania-Kepuladze1, and Giorgi Kepuladze1

1Department of Economics and Tourism, AkakiTsereteli State University, Kutaisi, Georgia

Pub. Date: June 03, 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Labor Market: the actual problems of theory and practice)

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Tamila Arnania-Kepuladze and Giorgi Kepuladze. Employment Gender Inequality: Overlook of Georgian Labor Market. Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2015; 3(2):58-63. doi: 10.12691/jbms-3-2-1


Labor market gender disparity – is the problem for many country. Employment sphere gender vertical and horizontal segregation and gender stratification refers to the overrepresentation of women or men in certain types of jobs and their under-representation in others. Despite of passage of the legislation guaranteeing equal employment opportunities and equal pay for women and men, despite some progress in the achieving of gender equality in different sphere of life, the employment sphere remains highly gender-segregated. Employment gender disparities can be given in terms of labor market participation, occupation, employment sectors, and income. This research is concentrated on the particularities of employment gender disparity in Georgia. Given paper presents the analyze of labor market in Georgia by criteria such as: gender differences in labor force participation and employment rate, employment gender division by kind of activity, occupation, employment status, and gender pay disparity. For the calculation and analysis of the pay gender disproportion two indexes are used: the Index of Pay Gender Differentiation (PGD) and the Index of Pay Gender Gap (PGG).

gender labor market inequality Index of Pay Gender Differentiation (PGD) Index of Pay Gender Gap (PGG)

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