Women Empowerment and Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from Saudi Arabia
Advances in Management & Applied Economics 6(5), 2016
14 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Date Written: 2016
This paper analyses the long-term relationship between women empowerment and economic growth in Saudi Arabia using a time series data for the period 1999-2014. The results show that there exist a significant positive long-term relationship between women empowerment and economic growth. Thus our findings support the core idea that women empowerment stimulates long-term economic growth in the country. Economic growth is measured by the Female Employment.
Keywords: Economic growth, Labor market
JEL Classification: F43, J21
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