About this masterclass

Mitali Nikore is a New Delhi based economist who is a Development Consultant for the Indian Resident Mission of the Asian Development Bank and a short term Consultant to the World Bank.

  • Data-based historical analysis of female labour-force participation in India.

  • Trends in labour-force participating in India and the gendered formation of human capital.

  • Insights for her chapter on ‘Women and Human Capital’ from the book ‘The Indian Women’s Journey’.

Masterclass

  • 1

    Gender and Human Capital

    • Overview

    • The education-labour force participation myth

    • The labour participation gap

    • Understanding unemployment

    • The gender wage gap

    • Segregation of work

    • The income effect

    • Mechanisation, education and skilling

    • Social norms

    • The COVID realities

    • The four-pillar framework

  • 2

    Gender and Human Capital - Audio Course

    • Overview

    • The education-labour force participation myth

    • The labour participation gap

    • Understanding unemployment

    • The gender wage gap

    • Segregation of work

    • The income effect

    • Mechanisation, education and skilling

    • Social norms

    • The COVID realities

    • The four-pillar framework