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Working PaperSocioeconomic and cultural drivers of women’s formal work in rural Ghana
We study socioeconomic indicators of female labour force participation in off-farm formal employment in a subsistence agriculture setting in northern Ghana, where a new commercial farm provides a positive demand shock for low-skilled labour...Female labour force participation Ghana Decision making