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Including both equity and efficiency claims for international development

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Many development projects promote women’s equality in the expectation that they will achieve both increased equity and gains in efficiency or productivity. New and detailed sex-disaggregated data on agricultural projects with specific gender components shows that these “win-win” outcomes are possible but not inevitable. Proponents of investments that target women farmers should therefore not take for granted an efficiency gain; support for these investments may instead be better justified by ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/02255189.2017.1376623

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Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Canadian Journal of Development Studies Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
4
Pages:
553-557
Publication date:
2017-11-03
Acceptance date:
2017-05-24
DOI:
EISSN:
2158-9100
ISSN:
0225-5189
Pubs id:
pubs:700154
URN:
uri:bf24666f-0815-4cdd-9d30-10176b00641d
UUID:
uuid:bf24666f-0815-4cdd-9d30-10176b00641d
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pubs:700154

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