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Webinar 11 (August 12, 2020) - Using Women, Business and the Law Data for Research

From the basics of freedom of movement to the challenges of working, parenting, and retiring, this series on Women, Business and the Law highlights how in many countries, the law restricts women’s economic opportunities and in turn hinders economic growth. This session will offer insight into how the Women, Business and the Law data can be used for academic research on gender equality. It will include a discussion of the recently published Gendered Laws, which examines and analyzes 50 years of data on women’s rights. This expansion of the dataset allows for extensive research on the pace of reform in the areas measured, as well as an ability to track trends and causes of change. Join one of the paper’s authors, Marie Hyland, as she shares more about her research methods and findings.

About the Presenters

Marie Hyland

Marie joined the Women, Business and Law team as an economist in October 2019. She joined the World Bank in 2016. Marie holds a PhD in economics from Trinity College Dublin; as part of her PhD studies, Marie also spent time at the University of Maryland as a Fulbright scholar. As a member of the Women, Business and the Law team, Marie’s work focuses on the economic impacts of legal gender reform.

Moderator: Tea Trumbic

Tea Trumbic is the Program Manager for the Women, Business and the Law project in the World Bank’s Development Economics vice-presidency. She has more than 12 years of experience helping governments reform laws and regulations to help create jobs and contribute to economic growth. She joined the World Bank in 2006, working on the Doing Business project on tax and credit information regulations. She has also developed indicators focusing on agribusiness regulations. Her work has focused on regulatory framework analysis of the business environment in several countries globally, including extensive work on Eastern European and Central Asian countries. Tea also worked at the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Croatia and the International Monetary Fund. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University and a master’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics.

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