Gender remains one of the key characteristics along which inequalities take
shape within countries and across the globe. In this paper, we analyze gender inequality from the perspective of labor income and explore the following
questions: Which share of labor income do women earn in a country, a world
region, and globally? How has this share evolved since 1990? Labor income
includes wages and salaries as well as the labor share of self-employment income. Our inequality indicator, the female labor income share, considers gender differentials in earnings as well as labour force participation.
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