Women’s Economic Inactivity and Engagement in the Informal Sector in Georgia

The study report Women’s Economic Inactivity and Engagement in the Informal Sector in Georgia examines the causes and consequences of women’s economic inactivity and informal employment in Georgia to inform efforts to improve economic opportunities for women. The study followed a standard logic of inquiry. Qualitative data collection tools included focus group discussions and key informant interviews, while quantitative data collection included a survey representative of the population of Georgia. The achieved sample size of the survey was 1,438.

The study was prepared in the framework of the inception phase of the project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC) Georgia, Dr. Alexis Diamond, and Dr. Margaret Jenkins carried out the research design and data analysis and CRRC Georgia carried out the data collection.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia; Georgia

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment

Resource type: Research papers

Publication year: 2018

Number of pages: 40

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)