The Rise in Women's Labour Force Participation in Mexico: Supply Vs Demand Factors


  • WIDER Working Paper Series


  • We estimate the relative importance of alternative labour supply and demand mechanisms in explaining the rise of female labour force participation over the last 55 years in Mexico. The growth of female labour force participation in Mexico between 1960 and 2015 followed an S-shape, with a considerable acceleration during the 1990s.

fecha de publicación

  • 2021

Líneas de investigación

  • Education
  • Female Labour Force Participation
  • Labour Demand
  • Labour Supply
  • Mexico


  • wp-2021-16