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By Sue Hatt

Males and women's designated roles in effective job impact their monetary independence. The booklet makes use of uncomplicated financial ideas to investigate the variations among women and men who're in employment, are unemployed or are non-participant in labour markets. the level to which family tasks impact labour industry participation varies significantly among women and men with implications for his or her promoting customers and their profits. This e-book considers the coverage implications of the several financial roles of fellows and girls.

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In order to identify the general trends in the level of employment in the United Kingdom it is necessary to compare the level of employment at one particular phase of the Trade Cycle. 1 the data for employment in the United Kingdom during the peak years of the Trade Cycle are identified and disaggregated by gender. 9 million in 1990. But there have been considerable changes in the balance between men's and women's employment. The employment of men has fallen relentlessly whilst women's employment hasrisencontinually with every peak in the cycle.

Since men and women display distinctive employment patterns, 17 18 Gender, Work and Labour Markets the changes which have occurred in the British economy over the last 30 years have affected the employment of men and women in different ways. The working population includes both the employed and the unemployed. The size of the working population is a useful measure of the productive potential of the economy but it is not so useful as an indicator of actual level of production or of living standards.

The demand curve for women's labour has moved outwards from D, to D« and this alone would Changing Employment Patterns 33 increase the number of women employed. Simultaneously the supply of women's labour has risen from Sx to S 2 and this reinforces the increase in employment. The overall impact is that women's employment increases from Nj to N3. 3. Conclusion Whilst the overall level of employment in Britain has varied very little over the last 30 years there have been considerable changes in the distribution of employment between men and women.

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