QEC Special Article

Recent Trends in Female Labour Force Participation in Ireland

This QEC Special Article was subject to refereeing prior to publication. The authors are solely responsible for the content and the views expressed.

September 14, 2016
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This Special Article, included in the Quarterly Economic Commentary Autumn 2016, analyses the factors that led to an increase in the female participation rate in the labour force before the financial crisis and the reasons why this rate has levelled off since 2007.