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Analyse why more women may enter the labour force.

Quick Answer:

-There may be a reduction in gender discrimination. There may a change in social attitudes making it easier for women to get jobs to be promoted

-There may be a rise in the pay available to women, increasing the opportunity cost of not being in the labour force
There may be a fall in the birth rate making it easier for women to work

-There may be improvements in the education of women which enable them to increase their skills and raise their earning potential

-There may be a rise in part-time and or flexible employment making it easier for women to combine working and caring for families

-Increases in the cost of living may create a need for higher family income

-Government measures to encourage the entry of women into the labour force e.g. provision of free or subsidised childcare

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