ISSN: 1998 - 4162

JISR MSSE Journal Contents

Volume 7, Number 1, January 2009

Investment Profile of Working Women in Pakistan: A Case Study
Shahana Unais - NUCES, Lahore, Pakistan

Research on gender poverty accentuates that the earning gap that occurs due to gender gap and mother gap is mainly responsible for poverty among elderly women. Besides, women's low preference for their own old age needs, high importance attached to family needs and low risk taking capacity reduces savings. This paper explores the savings and investment profile of working women in urban Lahore, Pakistan to determine whether earning gap is the main cause of low savings and investment or not...


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