Seminars

Notice of Lecture:Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition of Observed Differences: An Application to Gender Gap in Time Use Patterns

SpeakerVisiting Professor Mobinul Huq Dept. of EconomicsUniversity of Saskatchewan, Canada

CriticLiu Xiangbo, associate professor, school of Labor and Human Resource, RUC

TitleBlinder-Oaxaca Decomposition of Observed Differences: An Application to Gender Gap in Time Use Patterns

Time11:30am-13:00pm, May 24th 

VenueRoom320, Qiushi Building 

Lecture abstract Four parts of the presentation.

The first part will present the observed `gender gap` in time use patterns in Canada and in China.

Second, it will present the ‘Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition technique’.

Third, a presentation of the decomposition results for Canada and China will be presented.

Forth part will discuss the policy implications for achieving gender equality in time use patterns.