Economic Growth, Structural Change, and Women’s Earnings in India

The last two decades have seen a large churn in the Indian female workforce. However, this increase has not led to a systematic reduction in the unexplained earnings gap, write Amit Basole and Rosa Abraham, in India in Transition.

India in Transition- 01 Jan 2024

Amit Basole and Rosa Abraham are faculty at Azim Premji University. The analysis presented here was assisted by Hami Ameen, Research Associate at Azim Premji University.

This article summarises some findings from State of Working India 2023 on the changing composition of the female workforce over the last few decades. The full report can be accessed here,